2 Sisters 2 Different Kinds of Lupus, also known as 2 SISTERS 2 LUPUS INC established May of 2013. They are based out of Yonkers, NY; which is within Westchester County. The Founders names are Marquette & Marzette Hairston, two sisters who carries 2 different types of lupus (Discoid & Systemic Lupus). The mission of the organization is to promote, educate and spread awareness about Lupus. We have annual Lupus Walkathons the third week of MAY in Yonkers, will also provide resources, health fairs, workshops, stage social events, and fundraisers. 2 SISTERS 2 LUPUS INC is also striving towards assisting families with small financial grants for medication, medical bills, and co-payments.
Marquette Hairston, Founder/President
Marquette Hairston, Lupus Advocate/Speaker who started 2 SISTERS 2 LUPUS INC in 2013. She holds an Associate Degree in Human Services, while completing Bachelors degree in Sociology with a concentration in public health as well as earned certificates in grant writing. She has an extensive background in case management/Housing Specialist in the Homeless Shelter system. Marquette Also holds the title of Youth Director at Kingdom Christian Cultural Center.
Marzette Hairston, Co-Founder/Vice President
Marzette is a Lupus Advocate/Speaker who co-found 2 SISTERS 2 LUPUS INC in order to make a difference. She is currently in pursuit of her degree in early childhood. She was captain in the marching band Westchester Invaders, as well as leader for steppers and hip hop dance.
Shavonne Mullen, Director of Fundraising
ShaVonne Mullen is director of Fundraising, as well as takes on a broad range of roles in the Yonkers community. Shavonne holds a Bachelor in Accounting; she’s a Girl Scout troop leader, the president of Peaches & Cream mentoring program in Yonkers, NY, and a mom. Mullen has resided in Yonkers for 15 years. Her three children attend Yonkers Public Schools.