Upcoming Regional Events and Fundraisers


The 10th Cure JM National Conference and Fundraiser

February 17th-19th
Austin, TX.

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Texas Walk Strong to Cure JM Family Fundraising Event

Sunday, February 19th
Lakeway Resort and Spa
101 Lakeway Drive

Join Cure JM families and supporters from around the world at the Texas Walk Strong to Cure JM Family Fundraising event. Bring your friends and family out for a fun day including food trucks, bounce house, entertainment, and a 3K walk to raise funds for Juvenile Myositis research.

To find out about sponsorship opportunities, get more information, or to form/join a fundraising team, contact . See you there!


Pacific Northwest Chapter - Regional Medical Event

Sunday, April 23rd, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
4800 Sandpoint Way NE
Seattle, WA

Workshop: Transitioning to Adult Rheumatology Care is important.

Rheumatology staff will present strategies to help prepare for and ease the transition from pediatric to adult care. A Question & Answer session will follow.

The workshop will focus on:

  • Age-by-age guide to transitioning to Adult Rheumatology Care
  • Tips & Tricks on how Caregivers can help patients prepare to manage their own care
  • And much more


Melinda’s Wish – a birthday celebration to benefit Cure JM

Sunday, April 23rd
Irish American Heritage Center
4626 N Knox Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630

If you can attend or would like more information, please contact Sharon Ortega at .

Swing for a Cure

Thursday, April 27th
Tchefuncta Country Club
2 Country Club Park
Covington, LA 70433

Join fellow Cure JM families, friends, and the community for the 5th Swing for a Cure tournament. Contact to RSVP or for more information. Hope to see you there!


Walk Strong to Cure JM - Chicago

Sunday, May 7th
Busse Woods, Ned Brown Preserve
Elk Grove Village, IL

Registration opens 9:00am. Walk Festivities begin 10:00am. Contact for more information.


Walk Strong to Cure JM - New York

Saturday, May 13th, 9:00am - 11:00am
Registration opens at 8:00am
Eisenhower Park
Long Island, New York

Contact for more information.



Walk Strong to Cure JM - Washington, DC

Sunday, June 4th
RIO Washington Center
209 Boardwalk Place
Gaithersburg, MD

Contact for more information.


4th Annual Cowboy Brad Concert benefiting Cure JM

Saturday, June 24th
YMCA of the Rockies
Estes Park, CO

Families will meet at the venue at 4:00pm for a bring-your-own-picnic meet & greet. Concert will begin at 7:00pm.For more information, please contact .


Evening Under the Stars with Don Middlebrook and the Pearl Divers

Date TBD - More Details Coming Soon
Warsaw, Indiana

For more information, contact Kristine Alderfer at 317-402-0764 or .


Annual Yard Sale to Benefit Cure JM

Date TBD- More Details Coming Soon
2125 Vernon Rd.
Lake Stevens, WA 98258

CLEAN UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS!!! For each of the past five years we have raised over $5,000 hosting a simple yard sale with the donated items of friends. If you are able to attend or donate any items, please contact Cure JM Advisory Council member Julie Shevlin at .


2nd Annual Pacific Northwest Walk Strong to Cure JM

Saturday, October 7th
Marymoor Park, Velodrome
Redmond, WA

Registration opens 9:00am. Walk Festivities begin 10:00am. Contact for more information.





Would you like to host your own fundraiser to support Cure JM Foundation? Make sure you check out our Fundraising Ideas and Fundraising Guidelines. Email to get started today!