Frequently Asked Questions
About L.I.F.E

What is the Lupus Inspiration Foundation for Excellence (L.I.F.E.) main mission?

The Lupus Inspiration Foundation for Excellence (L.I.F.E.) main mission is twofold:

To promote awareness of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and to provide supplemental financial and educational assistance to college students that demonstrate their ability to overcome the limitations of this disease.

What type of charity is L.I.F.E.?

L.I.F.E. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.

What is a 501(c)(3) public charity?

A 501(c)(3) public charity is an entity that: (1) has been organized under state law, (2) is operated for a 501(c)(3) purpose, (3) benefits an unidentified charitable class of people (e.g., those who suffer from lupus), (4) engages in activities that are non-political in nature, and (5) derives at least one-third of its support from the general public. A 501(c)(3) purpose includes--but is not limited to--educational, religious, scientific, medical and charitable endeavors.

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