Walk With Us to Cure Lupus

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The New York Jets will host the annual Lupus Research Alliance New Jersey Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.

Please join the New York Jets to help find a cure for lupus. The 5K (3.1-mile) walk will include refreshments, entertainment and special appearances by Jets players and Flight Crew Cheerleaders. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. at the 50-yardline!

If you, or someone you know, has lupus or you simply want to make a difference in someone's life please consider supporting the walk. To join or start your own team, and request more information on the walk, visit lupuswalknj.org, email skirkpatrick@lupusresearch.org, or call the Lupus Research Alliance at 732-842-1607.

If you cannot join us for the New Jersey Walk With Us to Cure Lupus, you can still support our team with by bidding on Jets items and experiences at www.nflauction.nfl.com during the month of May (Lupus Awareness Month). All donation proceeds from items listed in May will go to the Lupus Research Alliance.

*The Lupus Research Alliance's mission is to find better treatments and ultimately prevent and cure systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus), a debilitating autoimmune disease, by supporting the most promising and innovative lupus biomedical research.  Collectively to date, the organization has committed over $172 million to lupus research projects at the most prestigious universities, medical schools and hospitals throughout the world.

*Born from the merger of three organizations with a common belief in the potential for science to overcome lupus, the Lupus Research Alliance is at the forefront of driving innovative research that can make a difference for people living with the prototypical autoimmune disease.  With that shared conviction, the Board of Directors promises to cover all administrative and operating costs of the organization, ensuring that 100% of all donations go directly to funding research programs in order to realize our vision of a world free of lupus.

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