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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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Thinking Outside the BoxStart a Fundraiser

Interested in starting your own fundraiser? Become a scleroderma "Hope Raiser!" Whether you are throwing a party, running a race or have a unique fundraising idea, you can support scleroderma patients and help in the search for a cure! Read more about becoming a Hope Raiser or call us at 978-887-0658.


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SFNE members Sandy Lunner, Lori Chason, and Deb LeHoullier spoke with WCSH6 news in Maine about living with scleroderma and the effort to raise funds for reasearch. Click here or go to our video gallery see the report. 

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Please let us know if you have moved, or are planning to move. We try to keep our database as updated as possible so you won’t miss any news from us! Just call us at  (888) 525-0658.

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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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