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Support the Foundation

The Scleroderma Foundation is a federally qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to serving the needs of the scleroderma community.GX-Gold-Participant-M.png  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.

The foundation recently attained gold participant status from GuideStar, this recognition emphasizes our committment to transparency and accountability. 

Help support the Scleroderma Foundation and join us in the search for a cure!

Here's how:

 Reach for the Cure  The need is great.  The time is now.  We pursue our mission with urgency.  The Reach for the Cure campaign was launched in 2018 to raise the bar of scleroderma research funding to discover, understand, and overcome the causes, the mechanisms, and the symptoms of scleroderma.  Read more about Reach for the Cure and make a generous gift online.

Make a Gift

Donate ButtonJoin the fight against scleroderma by donating to the Scleroderma Foundation and help us support, educate and fund research.  Donate online today >>

If you prefer to make your gift offline via our donation form, please click here to download a printable PDF of the form.

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Become a Foundation member and receive exclusive benefits such as the "Scleroderma Voice," a quarterly magazine that features news and stories from patients and scleroderma experts. Join today for just $25! (Not from the U.S.? The cost is $35.) Join today >> 

If you prefer to pay for your membership offline via our donation form, please click here to download a printable PDF of the form.

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Estate and Planned Giving

A planned gift is made after due consideration is given to the present and future financial need of the donor's present and future family responsibilities. The donor also has a personal desire to support the work of the Scleroderma Foundation in a meaningful way with full consideration given to the tax implications of the gift. Learn more >>

Contact Deborah Dillon Pearce at dpearce@scleroderma.org for more information about this kind of gift to the Foundation.

Matching Gifts

The Scleroderma Foundation Matching Gift Program partners with local, national and international companies that have matching gift programs in an effort to enhance donor contributions to the fullest extent possible. The best part about the program is that no matter the size of your donation, it counts! The Matching Gift Program turns $1 into $2, $100 into $200, and in some cases more. Your employer's involvement in conjunction with your support can allow your contribution to double or even triple its initial impact. Learn more >>

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Special Events

Whether you enjoy running or cooking, or any type of activity in between, you can help support the Scleroderma Foundation's mission. Find out about one of our many walks around the U.S. or how you can organize your own fundraising event. Get started >>

Other Ways to Give

There are other ways to help support the Scleroderma Foundation, such as workplace giving and recycling programs.

Learn more about these opportunities >>


Raising Awareness

Twenty-two-year-old Wade Dauberman will do everything he can to raise awareness of scleroderma, a rare disease that took the life of his father two years ago. Wade began the bike ride of a lifetime on Sunday, May 6. Read more