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Review for Lupus Foundation of Arkansas , Inc., Hot Springs, AR, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The Lupus Foundation of America, Arkansas Chapter is the only organization within the state of Arkansas under the umbrella of the Lupus Foundation of America in Washington, DC. The organization has been in existence in Hot Springs since October 1993 working as volunteers to help lupus patients understand what the disease is and what it can do. Many lupus patients benefit from the job this Chapter does to improve the quality of life for lupus patients. Monthly support group meetings and free literature on lupus gives the lupus patients hope after being diagnosed with lupus. I rate this Chapter as being a 5.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

I enjoy being with other lupus patients to show them there is life after being diagnosed with lupus. Knowing that you do not have to give up. Knowing that you have someone to talk to regarding the pain you must endure.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

The staff and volunteers were all friendly and willing to help. They all showed concern for what I was going through. They were interested.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Send more money in for lupus research. Hopefully, get some lupus research and clinical trials in Arkansas.

Ways to make it better...

My experience would have been better if the chapter was financially able to do more for lupus patients to better help their needs in obtaining medical help.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Finances. Support. Interest. Taking the disease serious.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I am glad there is a Lupus Foundation of America, Arkansas Chapter.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Volunteer & I artrended support group meetings, and seminars to learn more about lupus. I am reaching out to help others as I was helped.