Lupus Ontario

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Record #: OAK1289 Last Modified: 31 Oct 2013 Last Full Update: 17 May 2013 Update Schedule: 17 May 2014
Record Owner: OAK Date Created: 02 Oct 2003 Date Deleted: N/A  
Address2900 John St, Ste 301
Markham, ON L3R 5G3
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Located In CommunityMarkham
Nearest Main IntersectionWoodbine Ave and John St
Areas ServedOntario
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Hours/Dates/Meeting Details
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
DatesMay 10 - World Lupus Day; 
May - Walk for for Lupus; 
October - Lupus Awareness Month; 
October - Italian Dinner
Meeting Detailssupport group meetings throughout Ontario listed on website
Contact Information
Office Phone905-415-1099
Toll Free Phone1-877-240-1099
Primary ContactJuanita Butler, Social Service Worker
Alternate ContactKaren Furlotte, Office Manager
Description & Services
DescriptionVolunteer members work together to offer current educational materials to the public, promote awareness of lupus and raise funds for research. 
Gives support through: 
* telephone networking and counseling for new patients  
* holding support meetings for discussion, learning and sharing. 
Provides funding for: 
* lupus clinics in five rheumatic disease units  
* two fellowships which allow rheumatology students an extra year of study with lupus patients  
* as finances permit, research pilot programs and specialized equipment
Broader TermsDiseases ; Education ; Health ; Immunological diseases
SubjectsEducational programs ; Funding ; Lupus
Related TermsDonations ; Philanthropic organizations
FeesMembership - annual
Directory Description and Headings
Seniors Directory HeadingsSupport Groups/ Information & Counselling Services
Other Details
FundingFundraising ; Donations