2019 Walk to End Lupus Now, Orange County

Patriot Power! - Beckman High School

Welcome to Beckman High School's official fundraising page for the Walk to End Lupus Now.

What is Lupus?

Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease that occurs when the body's immune system attacks its own tissues and organs. Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different body systems—including the joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs.
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lupus


We're Walking to End Lupus.

Our goal is to be the leading fundraising team in Orange County, so please spread the word and send other generous individuals like yourself to this web page (http://support.lupus.org/goto/beckman).

Help Us Reach Our Fundraising Goal.

Imagine a day when doctors can say, "There is a cure for lupus." Until that day though, there is work to be done. That's why we are taking action in the fight against lupus. Join us as we participate in the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now® to raise critical funds for the estimated 1.5 million people living with lupus in the United States.

Will you join our team and help us reach our fundraising goal? You’ll be supporting the Foundation's efforts to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus. You can also support by making a secure contribution on our walk page. Every single dollar counts!

Did you know?

  • Lupus is a mysterious and misunderstood autoimmune disease. It strikes without warning, affects each person differently, and has no known causes or cure.
  • Lupus symptoms can be severe and highly unpredictable and can damage any organ or tissue, from the skin or joints to the heart or kidneys.
  • While lupus can strike anyone at any time, 90% of people living with lupus are women. Women of color are at especially high risk. 
  • Only one drug has ever been developed and approved by the US Food and Drug Administration specifically to treat the disease.

Together, we can solve the cruel mystery of lupus. Join our team today and support our efforts! 

-Malaya, Beckman Walk to End Lupus Team Captain, Beckman Freshman, and Lupus Patient Fighter

*Attention all Beckman HS clubs and sports teams: I challenge you to recruit all of your members for this event. Represent your school and your team!

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Thank you to our Generous Corporate Sponsors

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