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Join FSR’s All-Virtual Awareness Walk this October!

Join FSR’s All-Virtual Awareness Walk this October!

This year, the Team KISS Walk/Run is going completely virtual. This means that participants worldwide can join and complete any route of their choosing – whether that is your neighborhood, favorite park, local trail, or even from your own home. See below for more...
Announcing the FSR Sarc Store!

Announcing the FSR Sarc Store!

You asked and we answered! FSR is thrilled to announce that we’ve been working behind the scenes to put together an online store with apparel for sarc warriors and their loved ones. Whether you’re running errands, hanging at home, going to an appointment,...
Applications Open for Patient Advisory Committee

Applications Open for Patient Advisory Committee

FSR is now inviting individuals living with or affected by sarcoidosis to apply for our new Patient Advisory Committee. It is our vision that this committee will help FSR build a Patient Advisory Board that will further incorporate the patient voice into education,...
POSTPONED: Team KISS 5K

POSTPONED: Team KISS 5K

FSR is announcing the postponement of the Team KISS 5K – both San Diego and Virtual Walk – that were planned for April 18, 2020. The Team KISS 5K, initially scheduled to take place April 18, 2020 in San Diego and virtually, has been postponed. The event...
How One Sarcoidosis Warrior is Making a Huge Difference

How One Sarcoidosis Warrior is Making a Huge Difference

To create lasting change, there needs to be a movement. Movements are started by passionate, hardworking individuals who selflessly dedicate their time and energy to a cause they believe in. Luckily for us, FSR is surrounded by amazing individuals like these. Our...
#ShowYourStripes on Rare Disease Day!

#ShowYourStripes on Rare Disease Day!

This year, Rare Disease Day falls on February 29th, the rarest day of the year. Rare Disease Day is meant to raise awareness about diseases like sarcoidosis, which affect less than 200,000 people in the US. Most people who are not affected by sarcoidosis have never...
FSR is celebrating our 20th anniversary!

FSR is celebrating our 20th anniversary!

This year marks FSR’s 20th anniversary and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate! Back in 2000, husband-and-wife duo Andrea and Reading Wilson started the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research after Andrea was diagnosed with sarcoidosis. They were frustrated at the...