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Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma
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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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December 1, 2017; eLetter #739
  • Video: Frequently Asked Questions, Maureen Mayes, M.D.
  • Open Enrollment Ends Dec. 15 for 2018 Health Insurance Marketplace
  • Grassroots Advocacy Training Webinar 12/11/17 Public Speaking & Letter Writing 
  • 8 Ways to Stay Healthy this Winter, by Sally Wadyka
  • Stress, Depression and the Holidays: Tips for Coping, by Mayo Clinic Staff
  • Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders
  • National Patient Education Conference, July 2018
  • Support - Education - Research

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