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National Myositis Awareness Day

We are excited to announce our 2nd “Picnic in the Park” event on Saturday September 20, 2014!

We will have a pot luck style gathering with a raffle to raise awareness and funds for our group!



We are also trying our first online auction!

Win priceless memorabilia (celebrity & Denver Broncos autographed photos), passes to many Denver attractions (like Opera Colorado, Denver Center for Performing Arts, the Denver Zoo), along with movie tickets, art, and gift certificates!

You can also donate directly to our group fund – auction closes September 22nd. All major credit cards and PayPal accepted. Click HERE FOR OUR ONLINE AUCTION!

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If you can’t attend our event but would still like to help fund myositis research you can always donate to our TMA fundraising page CLICK HERE TO DONATE.

2014 Myositis Awareness T-shirts

We are very excited to have group t-shirts available to show your support of Myositis Colorado and myositis patients! Thanks to our group member, Shelly DeLaCruz, for creating the winning design from our t-shirt design contest!

$15 for one t-shirt, $25 for two shirts. Available in Adult M, L, XL (or contact us for additional sizes ie: plus, junior, child)



2014 Coin Fundraiser

To grow a group fund we are asking for your spare change. Ask your friends, neighbors, or Denver panhandlers if they’d give you their extra quarters, dimes, nickels or pennies to support your Myositis Group! Start your own coin jar at home for loose pocket change, and then drop off collected coins to any of our 2014 meetings.

We have also started a group checking account to accept dollar donations. Make your check payable to Myositis Colorado and email us at for mailing address.

Bonus! For every $5 donated through August 2nd you will get ONE entry into our September 21st Picnic in the Park Raffle! Click here for full details.


Join The Cause!

To help raise media awareness: Contact local and national media outlets using your story and experiences with myositis. Click here for our 2014 media outreach sign-up. Click here for advocacy sample letters.

To celebrate TMA’s 20th Anniversary, participate in the TMA’s “20 for 20” fundraising campaign, click here for more information.

You can also make donations directly to TMA by visiting their website, click here.

Stories To Inspire

We love these groups for their dedication and proactive spirit! Together we can find a cure!

Team Tommy: a foundation co-founded by Dana and Laurie Ann to raise awareness in honor of Tommy Worthington. Click here to read Tommy’s story.

Cure JM: a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funding for Juvenile Dermatomyositis. Click here to explore their website.

TMA’s Member Campaigns: here is a list of all the active campaigns (with running totals) from TMA members just like you! Start your own campaign today – don’t get overwhelmed, every mighty oak starts from a small acorn. Click here to see how other members started their fundraising campaigns.


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