Lupus Butterfly

Our Approach

Our Story

The Lupus Foundation of Southern California (LFSC) originated as a small support group for local lupus patients, growing to become the Lupus Foundation of Southern California, an independent, patient-oriented 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are made up primarily of volunteers, providing service and support for the lupus community in San Diego and beyond.

Our Story

Associations

The LFSC is a member of the Combined Health Agencies commonly referred to as the United Way/Chad Campaign (designation number 5533). We are also a member of the Community Health Charities, and participate in the Combined Federal Campaign (designation number 8027).

Executive Director and Board Members

Elizabeth Savage, Executive Director
Gerardo Becerra, President
Neda Gappy-Cortez, Secretary
Matthew Fitz, Treasurer
Daniel Womack, Director of Operations
Janet Silva, Director of Community Outreach
Brendan Amaru, Director of Science and Research
Shauna Vorst, Director of Communications
Darby Lee, Director of Social Media

Contact Us

Donate

Your donation of any amount helps us provide valuable services and support to the lupus community in San Diego and beyond. With a minimum donation of $35, you will become a member of the Lupus Foundation of Southern California.