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Who We Are

The Scleroderma Foundation is a federally qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to serving the needs of the scleroderma community.  Our primary goal is to raise funds and awareness for our three-fold mission of support, education and research.  All donations are qualified charitable donations to the fullest extent of the law.  Our federal tax identification number is 52-1375827.  All donations are gratefully accepted. 

What is Scleroderma?

Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The word “scleroderma” comes from two Greek words: “sclero” meaning hard, and “derma” meaning skin. Hardening of the skin is one of the most visible manifestations of the disease.


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Visit the eLetter Archive to read the stories behind these headlines.
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  • Open Enrollment Ends December 15 for 2018 Health Insurance Under ACA
  • Key Hemodynamic Differences Noted With Scleroderma-Associated PAH vs. Idiopathic PAH
  • Grassroots Advocacy Training Online – November 27
  • 2018 National Patient Education Conference
  • Giving Tuesday is November 28

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