Help Us Make a Difference! Your Voice is Needed In Washington
Capitol Hill Day - September 12-14, 2016
Deadline to apply is August 24
On Tuesday, September 13, members of the Scleroderma Foundation will participate in the 2016 Capitol Hill Day in Washington, DC and your voice is needed to help carry our message!
As we meet with Congressional
leaders in the United States Senate
and House of Representatives, we
need people living with scleroderma
and their caregivers to share their
personal stories to help advance
understanding of scleroderma
and promote greater federal research funding.
EVERYONE’S VOICE COUNTS and ALL ARE WELCOME TO
Any person whose life has been impacted by scleroderma is welcome to
participate in the Capitol Hill Day activities.
SEEKING PARTICIPANTS FROM KEY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS
Members of Congress from certain Congressional districts and states sit on
committees that oversee the “Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act.”
We are looking for participants from these key districts and states.
Follow the Web link below to find out if you are from one of them!
Even if you’re not from one of the key districts and states, your voice is
important, so please consider participating!
SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE – APPLICATION DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2016.
A limited number of partial and full scholarships are available to cover travel
and hotel costs. Please see the Web link below for scholarship information
and the application.
FOLLOW THE LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION
Click here to learn more about Capitol Hill Day, how you can participate, and
what the day entails >>
ACT NOW! We need to hear from you by Wednesday, August 24.
If you are interested in participating, please email David Murad at DMurad@scleroderma.org, or call the Scleroderma Foundation at 800-