The BC Lupus Society held a premiere gala on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the Terminal City Club, one of Canada’s most prestigious private clubs. The society was raising funds for much-needed research and to assist those living with Lupus. Formed in 1977, the BC Lupus Society is one of Canada oldest charitable organizations in Canada.
Lupus gala in Vancouver to raise funds for research
Warnett Hallen LLP is pleased to sponsor the gala to help raise much-needed funds for this elusive non-curable autoimmune disease. Researchers are studying the disease and there is hope that one day a cure will be found. “We take pride in supporting organizations that support our friends and family who have debilitating diseases,” say Manjot Hallen, Personal Injury lawyer. “Whether a donation is giving in time, a donation or volunteer talent; any contribution to local charitable organizations help not just individuals but the entire community.
An elusive disease
Lupus is a chronic auto-immune disease that can attack any organ in the body. Early diagnosis is very difficult because the disease has many symptoms that can come and go in unpredictable ways. But it is critical to get an affirmative diagnosis because it is essential in preventing organ failure. Anyone including newborns can get Lupus but it is more common in woman. The local organization has a lot of resources and supports for people recently diagnosed with Lupus or those who have been living with the disease. With a chronic health diagnosis