Become a Member
When you join today, you'll help us achieve a better quality of life for people living with scleroderma.
What we do for you: the value of your membership in the Scleroderma Foundation
Here are some of the programs and services your membership helps support:
- RESEARCH. Thanks to you, we are funding an average of $1 million of original research this year.
- EDUCATION. We maintain a full line of updated literature, written by leading experts, on a variety of medical conditions related to scleroderma.
- SUPPORT. We manage a nationwide network of chapters and support groups.
- INFO LINE. We have full-time staff who answer our toll-free Info Line (800-722-HOPE), provides doctor referrals, and sends out information to people who inquire by phone or through our website.
- ADVOCACY. We building partnerships with similar health organizations and inform leaders on Capitol Hill about the issues that are most important to us.
- NATIONAL PATIENT EDUCATION CONFERENCE. Each year, we bring together the leading scleroderma experts to present you with the latest information about the disease. This is your chance to meet 1-on-1 with doctors and other professionals. Members receive $50 off the registration fee!
It's easy to support our mission!
For only $25 a year (international membership is $35 U.S. Dollars), you can support our mission. As part of your membership, you receive our quarterly magazine, packed with:
- Updates on the latest scleroderma research and treatments.
- Articles by leading doctors and other health professionals.
- Answers to your medical questions by top scleroderma experts.
- Practical tips about coping with a chronic illness.
- Heartwarming stories about people living with scleroderma.
- News about what the Scleroderma Foundation is doing for you, such as funding $1.2 million in new research in 2012; advocating for more federal research funding on Capitol Hill; and working across the country to raise scleroderma awareness and its impact on individuals and their families.
Give the Gift of Membership
Consider giving the gift of membership to a friend or family member. For just $25, you can support our mission, and give someone you care about an annual membership to the Scleroderma Foundation.
Healthcare Professional Membership Program
The Healthcare Professional Membership Program helps healthcare providers learn the latest about scleroderma research and the scleroderma community. It also provides an opportunity for healthcare professionals to support the work of the Foundation. Membership costs $150. Learn more >>
It's simple to join! There are several ways to complete your membership...
...Through the Web
Just complete our safe and secure online membership form.
You also can call us toll-free at (800) 722-HOPE (4673) from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Monday through Friday.
Send us your payment to:
300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105
Danvers, MA 01923
You also can send it to your local chapter. Find a chapter now >>