Meet Other Cure JM Families at an Upcoming Event in Your Area

Click here to register for Walk Strong.

Since its inception in the Fall of 2016, Walk Strong to Cure JM has raised more than $3 million to fund juvenile myositis research and programs. As promising treatments move into clinical trials, the need for research funding is greater than ever.

Join the hundreds of Cure JM families and friends who have taken important steps toward a cure. Register here!

Walk Strong Chicago, May 7, 2023, Warrenville, Illinois, at St. James Farm Forest Preserve

Walk Strong DC, July 2, 2023, Gaithersburg, MD

Walk Strong New York

Walk Strong Pittsburgh

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About Walk Strong to Cure JM

The Walk Strong is a signature fundraising event of Cure JM Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Thousands of children and adults across the U.S. and beyond are affected by juvenile myositis. Cure JM Foundation is working to find better treatments, improve care, and find a cure by funding leading-edge research in new treatments and genetics. With your support, Cure JM is making a difference today to make the world a brighter place for those suffering from juvenile myositis.

Questions? Contact Walk Director Lauren Alvord at

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Membership is free and we’ll connect you with a network of support, encouragement, and resources.

Cure JM supports families, patients, and the juvenile myositis research community.