Welcome to Annette Michaelsen's Member Page
Member Since:  October, 2010
Total Raised:  $85.00
Thank you for visiting my Cure Crew page! Please join me in the fight against scleroderma. Every contribution we make together is an investment toward a cure. Supporting my Cure Crew efforts will enable the Scleroderma Research Foundation to fund research that will find improved therapies and, ultimately, a cure for people living with scleroderma.

What is scleroderma?
Scleroderma is much more than ‘hard skin,’ as its name implies. Chronic, complex and debilitating, it can affect the internal organs with life-threatening consequences. Depending on the subtype of illness, scleroderma can damage the joints, muscles, lungs, kidneys, vasculature and gastrointestinal tract with grave results. Scleroderma is an auto-immune disease. It is not contagious and not directly hereditary. Scientists don’t yet know what causes it and until a cure is found, medical research is the key to developing improved treatments that will help patients live longer, fuller lives.

What is the SRF?
The Scleroderma Research Foundation is the nation’s leading nonprofit investor in medical research aimed at finding improved therapies and a cure for people living with scleroderma. A growing number of supporters have allowed the Foundation to invest millions of dollars in the most promising medical research. One hundred percent of the Foundation’s revenue comes from generous individuals who recognize that they can make a difference.

Your support is vital and, together, we will find a cure.

my events

  • Fundraising Goal:
    $15,000.00

    Donations Raised:
    $85.00

    My Supporters:
    Amy K Hewitt $35.00
    Jean Martin $50.00
    Strike Out Scleroderma
    Date/Time:  Saturday, November 06, 2010 at 07:00AM
    Street Address:   170 W North Avenue
    City/State:   Carol Stream, IL
    Phone:   630-668-7443
    16th Annual Strike Out Scleroderma candelight bowl. $30.00 donation includes 3 games of bowling, shoes, dinner and door prize entry. In addition, there are raffles and a silent auction. The event starts at 7:00pm. Reservations can be made by calling 630-668-7443 or by e-mailing either: jkosmachmemorial@att.net or annettemichaelsen@att.net. Donations are always welcome. We also accept paypal:jkosmachmemorial@att.net Join us for a fun-filled evening.