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We are based in Portland, Oregon. We are here to serve you, so please feel free to contact us about our support groups and other resources.
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COVID-19 UPDATE, March 30, 2020: Read the most recent update from the Foundation's Medical & Scientific Advisory Board Leadership Committee regarding COVID-19 information and recommendations for individuals with scleroderma, including links to videos and resources. Read More



2019 Portland Cheri Woo Education Seminar19th Annual Cheri Woo Scleroderma Education Seminar
March 28, 2020

Unfortunately, we need to inform you that our 19th Annual Cheri Woo Scleroderma Education seminar in Portland is canceled, due to the current situation with the COVID-19 coronavirus.




New Central Oregon Support Group!

We are pleased to announce our new Central Oregon support group!

Click here for more information!


2019 Portland Stepping Out

View photos from Portland's 14th Annual Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma!


The Oregon Chapter's 14th Annual Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma benefit walk was held on June 29th this year in Happy Valley, OR!  Nearly 200 people came out and raised awareness and funds for scleroderma research.  Thank you to all the attendees and volunteers!

Click here to see the photos!



Oregon Chapter volunteers

 Volunteers Wanted!

Interested in being on our board of directors, leading a support group, or helping us out with events or fundraising?  We are looking for responsible, motivated individuals who want to help people!


For more information, email ORchapter@scleroderma.org!


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
Christina Fidalgo - President
SarahLou Carson - Vice President
David Fidalgo - Treasurer and Secretary

Contact Information

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

Board Members 
Beverly Fischer 
Liz Orem-Bedel
Debby Walton
Meredith Zauflik

Support Group Leaders
Portland - Denise Bates
Salem - Tina Barton
Beaverton - Christina Fidalgo
Medford - Holly Herick
Central Oregon - Denise Bates

Liz Orem-Bedel & Lilliane Grahek

Photo Gallery

Look through photo galleries from previous events held by our chapter.



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Watch videos pertaining to events held by our chapter and a few fun extras. 


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Oregon Sponsors

Eastside Distilling Holiday Inn Portland Airport

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Oregon Chapter
Community Sponsors


Theresa Rivelli
  Oregon Shakespeare Festival  

Glowing Greens
Maria Rivelli
  Willamette Valley Vineyards  

Oregon Symphony
ilani Casino Resort


Other Sponsors

Oaks Park
Oregon Zoo
Portland ComedySportz
Nossa Familia Coffee
Grand Central Bakery
Thai Bloom
Top Golf
Wildlife Safari
Freeland Spirits
Hollywood Theatre
Oregon Duck Store
Enchanted Forest
Big 5 Sporting Goods
Oriental Trading Company
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