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Registration is now OPEN for our 12th Annual Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma benefit walk!


Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma is a great way to raise funds for research while enjoying a fun event with our community!  Please join us as we boost scleroderma awareness and help researchers to find a cure!

When: Saturday, July 8, 2017
Where: Happy Valley Middle School, 13865 SE King Rd., Happy Valley OR 97086

Registration Time: 9 a.m.
Walk Time: 10 a.m.

click to register now!

Registration fee:

            $25 per participant 14 and older. ($30 after June 26, 2017)
            $5 per participants aged 6 to 13.
            Kids 5 and under are free!


            - Light breakfast and coffee will be available before the walk
            - Lunch will be provided afterward!  (sandwiches, chips, etc.)
            - Free t-shirt for all registered walkers!
            - Plenty of bottled water!
            - Raffle tickets for beautiful raffle baskets and other prizes
            - Silent auction for great items!
            - Awards in individual and team categories
            - Fun activities for kids
            - and more!

For more information about the walk click here, or email Christina Fidalgo at cfidalgo@scleroderma.org!

Volunteers Wanted for 2017 Walk!

2016 Stepping Out volunteers 

Our 2017 Walk committee is in need of volunteers!  

If you'd like to volunteer to help with fundraising, advertising, setup, or something else, please contact us!

Email:  ORchapter@scleroderma.org

Phone:  (503) 245-4588

Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/SDFOregon/

...or ask any board member for details!

Thank you,
Oregon Chapter Board of Directors


Shop at Fred Meyer and Earn Donations for the Oregon Chapter!

Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on their customers' direction. 

Here's how the Fred Meyer Rewards Program benefits the Oregon Chapter:

  • Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the Scleroderma Foundation Oregon Chapter at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. It's easy!
  • You can search for us by our name, Scleroderma Foundation or by our non-profit number: 93076. Our organization is under “Scleroderma Foundation Oregon Chapter.” #93076. 
  • Every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you will be helping the Oregon Chapter earn a donation!
  • You still earn your personal Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates just as you do now.
  • If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store. 


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About Us

Board of Directors
Denise Bates - President
Christina Fidalgo - Vice President
David Fidalgo - Secretary, Treasurer 

Contact Information

Chapter Contact: Denise Bates
Scleroderma Foundation Oregon Chapter
P.O. Box 19296
Portland, OR 97280-0296
Phone: 503-245-4588
Email: ORchapter@scleroderma.org

Board Members 
Richard Bates
Beverly Fischer 
Bethany Marshall

Liz Orem-Bedel
Maria Rivelli
Donna Stone 

Liz Orem-Bedel & Lilliane Grahek

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