CHARLOTTE, NC – April 9, 2015 –
On Saturday, April 25th, Charlotte based, Headlines Barber Shop will host Cuts and a Cause from 10am – 2pm. The event is aimed at raising awareness about lupus. Money will be raised through raffle ticket sales. Donations will also be accepted during the event and are a tax write off.
Marietta Ingraham, member of the NC Lupus Board of Directors will be on site to answer questions. She has a walk team that will be participating in the “Walk to End Lupus Now” event on May 16th at CPCC’s Central Campus. She will be soliciting people to join her walk team called Marietta’s Miracle. She can also assist individuals who would like to create their own walk team. The goal of the event is to raise $2000 to benefit the Lupus Foundation of America’s North Carolina Chapter.
As a lupus survivor, Ms. Ingraham is very passionate about the cause. “My desire is that others who hear about me can apply what I’ve learned about coping with lupus and finally recover to live a full and active life.”
Lupus is a chronic, auto-immune disease where the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissue. Women of color are 2 – 3 times more likely to develop lupus than other groups.
For more information about this event, please visit www.headlinesbarbershop.com.
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