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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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  • WEBINAR: Virtual Scleroderma Education Day Texas, Saturday, February 27, 2021, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Central Time
  • WEBINAR: Scleroderma 101 for Newly Diagnosed, Saturday, February 27, 2021, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Pacific Time
  • WEBINAR: Virtual Pediatric Rare Disease Fun Night, February 23, 2021, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • VIRTUAL: 2021 National Patient Education Conference, July 17-18, 2021
  • WEBINAR: Black Health Matters Winter Summit, Saturday, February 27, 2021, 8:10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Eastern
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  • WEBINAR: SPIN-CHAT: Adapted Home Exercise (Part I), Wednesday, February 24, 7 p.m. Eastern Time
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