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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all fundraising events will remain virtual for the foreseeable future. Those living with Scleroderma are especially vulnerable to the dangerous effects of this virus and we wish to keep our community safe and supported. Your gift is especially appreciated during this difficult time.


MARCH 2021


What:  Education Webinar: Scleroderma and the GI Tract
When: Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Where: online via Zoom
Details: Join us to learn more about Scleroderma and the GI Tract. Presentation by Nitin K. Ahuja, MD, MS. Dr. Ahuja is a Gastroenterology specialist at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Contact cferara@scleroderma.org or call 856-779-7225 for Zoom link or with any questions. Presentation will be recorded. We hope you can join us!


APRIL 2021

What: Let's Cook for a Great Cause! Virtual Cooking Demo
When: Sunday, April 11, 2021
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Where: online via Zoom
Cost: $20 donation
Details: Join us on Sunday, April 11th, for a fun afternoon as we watch Jill Gilber from, “A Tasty Plate", demonstrate how to prepare 3 delicious brunch themed recipes. BYO mimosa, coffee, or beverage of choice and let's cook for a cure! The first course will be a delicious pea and mint hummus with roasted vegetables. The main dish will be a delectable egg skillet hash. Lastly, we will round out the meal with a sweet treat of a Greek yogurt and fruit parfait. Recipes will be provided prior to the event should you wish to cook along. All proceeds will benefit the Scleroderma Foundation of the Delaware Valley. We are extremely grateful that Jill Gilber has donated her time and expertise to further our mission.


JUNE 2021


What: Virtual Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walks
When: Saturday, June 26
Time: TBD
Where: @ virtual Allaire, NJ; @ virtual York, PA; @ virtual Phlly Metro
Cost: $25 registration fee, children 5-14 are $10, childlren 4 and under are free
click here to register for Philadelphia Metro
Details: While we'll miss seeing you in person, we encourage you to join us and rally together - virtually - in the fight to cure scleroderma. Create your own fundraising page. Form a team! All team captains are eligible for prizes. Look for our team captain fundraising guide on our walk website. Dedicate the walk in memory of a loved one. 
Enjoy Your Walk, Your Way. Run, walk - indoors or outside! - Whether you decide to walk around your block, a park, along the water or on a treadmill, put on your best teal or blue or past walk t-shirt and show us how you're celebrating on social media! Tag yourself @SFDelVal using the hashtag #VirtualSteppingOutScleroderma #SFDelVal Don't forget to check in and see what your fellow steppers are doing to honor the day. For more information, call the SFDV office at 866-675-5545 or email DVchapter@scleroderma.org.