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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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eLetter #770; July 6, 2018
  • National Patient Education Conference
    July 27-29, Philadelphia. REGISTER TODAY!
    • Workshop Preview
    • Kids & Teens Program 
  • Sign Up for the Scleroderma & Exercise Focus Group
    taking place during the National Conference
  • Research & Treatment Centers:
    University of Colorado Scleroderma Program
  • Webinar: 8/15, 7-9 p.m. Eastern
    "One-on-One with Dr. Maureen Mayes:
    Addressing the Scleroderma Myths"
  • What Do You Say About Stepping Out?
  • Free Online CME Course:
    "Increasing Physician Awareness of PAH in SSc"
  • Study Participation Opportunity
    • Scleroderma Family Registry & DNA Repository
    • Seeking Young Adults with an
      Autoimmune Rheumatic Condition
      for Research on Fatigue

 

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