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COVID-19 UPDATE, May 1, 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



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Online Auction & Virtual Raise the Paddle

Saturday June 20th to 27th

Tune in for a Live Stream Kickoff broadcast from the Seattle Great Wheel (lit up in Teal) on June 20th @ 7pm when the onine auction opens and Raise the Paddle donations are accepted.
Then watch our special grand finale live stream on Saturday June 27th, 7-8pm, where final bidding will take place!
We will be broadcasting from our Chapter Facebook Page and on our Auction Website. We hope you can join us and help us celebrate Scleroderma Awareness Month by supporting our chapter!
Our event site is: http://scleroderma.maestroweb.com/

To view items, click HERE

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Saturday June 20th 6-10pm

Light the Wheel in Teal @ The Seattle Great Wheel!

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Spokane Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Virtual Walk in Memory Maureen Lee Brandt

Help us reach our goal of $10,000 (It's not too late, the website is still open)

The Spokane Walk is going Virtual! Sign up and join or create a team, then around the date of the event, walk your neighborhood in teal and post on social media!

Register and create/join a team here: www.Scleroderma.org/SteppingOutSpokane
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National Patient Education Conference

To protect the health of individuals who have scleroderma, the Scleroderma Foundation has cancelled its 2020 National Patient Education Conference scheduled to take place July 17-19 in Bellevue, Washington.  The conference will return to Bellevue in 2022.  Read more.


Western WA Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma 5k Walk/10k Run

Saturday August 22, 2020

10am Start (9am check-in)

Willis Tucker Community Park, Snohomish, WA

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When you shop at Fred Meyer you can Earn Donations for the Northwest 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 Northwest Chapter:  

  • Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the Scleroderma Foundation Northwest Chapter at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. It's easy!
  • You can search for us by our name, Scleroderma Foundation Northwest Chapter either by name or by our Non-Profit Organization number: WA063
  • Every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you will be helping the Northwest 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.  


The Scleroderma Foundation Northwest Chapter encompasses Washington and Idaho.
Click here to contact the Oregon Chapter.


About Us

Board of Directors
Krista Chambers, President
Cyndi Whelpley, Vice President
Ken Moninski, Treasurer
John Blum, Secretary
Shelley Van Pelt, Medical/Education Outreach Coordinator
Jamie Gerity, Support Group Coordinator
Dee Burlile, Idaho Liaison
Marcia Walker
Kim Amandus
Tricia Buscio
Traci Rodgers



Contact Information

Chapter Contact: Jeremy Harrison-Smith, Executive Director

Northwest Chapter
P.O. Box 730
Clear Lake, WA 98235

Phone: 206-285-9822
Email: jharrisonsmith@scleroderma.org

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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. 


Diamond National Sponsors
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Chapter Sponsors


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