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Find a support group in your area or connect with others by phone. Support gorups are a great way to share information and provide encouragement to one another. Looking to start a new support group? Contact us!

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Help researchers share information to advance research for fibrotic illnesses, using scleroderma as a prototypical condition! Support H.R. 3666 The Scleroderma and Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act. Click here to download a letter to fill out and send to Robert Riggs at the Scleroderma Foundation 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923, or e-mail the completed letter to Robert at The foundation will make sure that the signed letters get to the correct congressional office. 


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Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Will you give on Giving Tuesday? Donate here! (see yellow button above)

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About Us

Board of Directors
Peter L. Hart, Treasurer

Board Members
Katherine Bedard
Elysia Cappellucci
Tony Cappellucci
Attorney Brian Downey
Selena Valeriani
Don Legere

Board Advisors
Tim Hagan
Tom Curran
Deb Pearce

Medical Advisory Board
Vincent Falanga, M.D.
Harrison Farber, M.D.
Carol Feghali Bostwick, Ph.D.
Humphrey Gardner, M.D.
David M. Leader, DMD
Thomas Medsger, Jr., M.D.
John Mulliken, M.D.
Andrew Plaut, M.D.
Robert Simms, M.D.

Contact Information

Executive Director: Jack Armitage,
Office Manager: Rebecca Dube
Events/Administrative Coordinator:
Crew Ryan

Office Mailing Address
Scleroderma Foundation, New England Chapter
462 Boston Street, Suite 1-1
Topsfield, MA 01983

Toll-free Phone: 888-525-0658
Phone: 978-887-0658
Fax: 978-887-0659
General Information:

Our Mission

The MISSION of the Chapter is to help constituents make contact with each other through support groups, newsletters, and meetings;

To EDUCATE and INFORM the public about scleroderma, what it is, and its consequences through a central base;

To PROMOTE and raise funds for medical research seeking the cause of and cure for scleroderma.


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