April is Sarcoidosis Awareness Month!

All month long, we'll be taking this opportunity to raise awareness, advocate, educate, and support the sarcoidosis community and those around us. And we've put the FUN in fundraising with a few different opportunities to support STS in our work.

Awareness & Advocacy

Sarcoidosis Awareness Month

New York State has officially recognized April as Sarcoidosis Awareness Month with a permanent resolution. On April 20, we'll be getting recognized by Suffolk County as well.


April 7❄️ 9:00AM - 1:00PM EDT

NewYorkBIO Patient Engagement Summit

STS is proud to be partnering with NewYorkBIO to bring patient issues to the forefront of biotech conversation, and Kerry will be joining the Advocacy panel.
Join us on April 7 for this free event!

Register Here


Warrior Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, we'll be highlighting a new Sarcoidosis Warrior, sharing their journey with this rare disease. 


Fact Fridays

Every Friday, we'll share information about sarcoidosis, helping to educate those within our community and the general public.


Support & Connection

April 6 & April 15❄️ 7:00 - 8:30PM EDT

National Online Sarcoidosis Support Group

STS is partnering with AnCan, The Sarcoidosis Awareness Foundation of Louisiana, The Sarcoidosis Foundation of VA & WV, and support groups Sarcoidosis of Fort Wayne, Let's Breathe Sarcoidosis Support Group, and We Are 1 But Not the Same to bring you this virtual support group (via GoToMeeting) twice a month. We want you all to know that #YouAreNotAlone. 

Meeting Info Here


April 10 ❄️ 12:00 - 1:00PM EDT

Sarc Social: Focus on Sarcoidosis Related Interstitial Lung Disease

Sarc Socials are live virtual networking events hosted by Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research Patient and Care Partner Advocates. This month, Cheryl leads the virtual event, sharing her experience to connect with yours.

(link coming soon)


April 13 ❄️ 7-8:30PM EDT

Sarcoidosis Community Forum on Social Justice & Mental Health (Part 2)

STS will be partnering with the Bernie Mac Foundation and the Sarcoidosis Awareness Foundation of Louisiana to continue the conversation started this summer about social justice and mental health on April 13.

Register Here


April 28 ❄️ 2:00 - 3:00PM EDT

Sarcoidosis Awareness Month Special Edition #SarcTalk Twitter Chat

We're bringing together sarcoidosis organizations from around the world to share their resources, answer your questions, and hear about your needs!
Join us to chat with: Bernie Mac Foundation, Caring Hands Sarcoidosis Foundation, Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research, & Sarcoidosis UK.

@StrongerThnSarc or #SarcTalk


The FUN in FUNdraising

March 28 - April 4

Pampered Chef Party

All week long, Kerry will share sarcoidosis info while Capri shares PC tools & tips .. and your purchase will support our work for Sarcoidosis Warriors everywhere!

Join the Party on Facebook or
Shop Directly Here


STS Store

Support the sarcoidosis community & show the world that you are Stronger Than Sarcoidosis!

Shop the STS Store Here


Self Care Sundays

Every week, we'll be raffling off baskets filled with all kinds of goodies to ensure that you are taking care of YOU this month and beyond!


April 15 - 24

Color Street Party

All week long, you'll see different styles and tips to make your nails look pretty in purple (or any other color), and 20% of your purchase will go directly to STS to support our work for Sarcoidosis Warriors everywhere!

Join the Party on Facebook
or Shop Directly Here


Autobiographical Books by Frank Rivera

Frank's books Walking in Silent Pain and I Have Sarcoidosis But It Doesn't Have Me are now available in paperback, Kindle, and Audible formats. Read (or listen) as he shares his journey, with proceeds donated to STS.

Shop Here