Get Involved

We can’t do it without your help.

Volunteer for a PAL Foundation Event

Contact the organizer for a current PAL Foundation event to volunteer your time and help the pediatric arthritis and lupus community! Please email

Donate Goods and Services for a PAL Foundation Event

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Suggest a Fundraising Event or Offer to Host an Event

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Make a Donation

Advance much-needed research programs by making a personal, honorary, memorial or recurring donation. The Pediatric Arthritis and Lupus (PAL) Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) foundation so your donations are 100% tax-deductible. Donate using our secure online server, call us, or mail in your donation form.

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Local Events

Lupus International Monthly Support Group, first Tuesday of every month

Lupus International organizes and runs a monthly support group for teens with Lupus at the UCLA Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic, starting at noon on the first Tuesday of every month.

Lupus International is an organization that strives to alleviate suffering for lupus patients through patient services, including education, early detection of undiagnosed cases through awareness promotion, and to eradicate lupus by supporting lupus research.

Long Beach Adult Support Group, Fourth Tuesday of every month, 10-11:30 am

St. Mary Medical Center

1050 Linden Ave. Long Beach, CA 90813

“Good Karma for Lupus” Yoga Day, October 28, 2012

Enjoy a fun day of donation yoga classes in the park! All proceeds will benefit the PAL Foundation. Bring your own mat and water bottle and please wear sunscreen. Special thanks to YogaWorks and their instructors.

PAL Foundation Annual Benefit Dinner, February 2, 2013

Join us at the Foundation’s annual benefit, complete with auction items, speakers, comedic entertainment, and special guests. Details coming soon!

Fashion Show for Pediatric Arthritis & Lupus, March 10, 2013

Top local designers and boutiques showcase their latest fashions to benefit the PAL Foundation. Tickets are $15, with proceeds benefiting the PAL Foundation. Clothing and accessories will be sold or auctioned after the show. Enjoy music and refreshments. Call +1 (562) 494-3600 to purchase tickets.

Models wanted! Children and adults with pediatric arthritis and lupus and family members of those with the diseases are wanted to walk in this fashion show. Call with your name, age, contact information and photo, if you are interested in participating.

Juvenile Arthritis Conference Kids & Young Adults Program, Anaheim, CA, July 18-21, 2013, Hyatt Regency Orange County

This amazing national conference offers a chance to meet other families going through similar challenges, share stories, learn new techniques for managing juvenile arthritis, and have fun. The whole family is invited! Specific educational tracks focus on issues relating to parents, teens/young adults, children affected by arthritis and their siblings. Visit for more information.