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Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Northwest Chapter:   The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.

National Arthritis Foundation:   The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research. 

National Psoriasis Foundation:   Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people that have psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. 

Scleroderma Foundation:   To help patients and their families cope with scleroderma through supportive programs, promote public awareness and education, and support research to improve treatment and find the cause and cure of scleroderma.

National Osteoporosis FoundationTo prevent osteoporosis, to promote lifelong bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and related fractures, and to find a cure.

Sjogren’s Syndrome Foundation:   The foundation's mission is to educate patients and their families, increase public and professional awareness, and encourage research into new treatments and a cure for Sjogren’s syndrome.

Spondylitis Association of America: Our mission is to be a leader in the quest to cure ankylosing spondylitis and related diseases, and to empower those affected to live life to the fullest.

National Fibromyalgia Association:   To develop and execute programs dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with fibromyalgia by increasing the awareness of the public, media, government and medical communities.

The Lupus Foundation of America:   Our mission is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of lupus, support individuals and families affected by the disease, increase awareness of lupus among health professionals and the public, and find the causes and a cure.

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion:  The CDC Arthritis Program is working to improve the quality of life for people affected by arthritis and other rheumatic conditions by working with states and other partners to increase awareness about appropriate arthritis self management activities and expanding the reach of programs proven to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis.

American Pain Foundation: Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people with pain by raising public awareness, providing practical information, promoting research, and advocating to remove barriers and increase access to effective pain management.

National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases:   Our mission is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.

American College of Rheumatology:  ACR works to better inform the medical community, the legislature and the public about the importance of Rheumatology and the impact of rheumatic disease.