Give Here Support the RP Foundation Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) Foundation

The Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation offers information about the disease, helpful contacts, links to our support groups, as well as information about upcoming autoimmune disease events and fundraisers. Support Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) research and those affected by this autoimmune disorder by making a donation today.

What Is Relapsing Polychondritis?

Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a systemic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology that can be fatal. The disease affects multiple organs, particularly cartilaginous structures such as the ears, nose, airways and joints as well as eyes, skin, heart valves and brain.

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Patient Information

Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient, spouse or significant other, parent or other family member of a patient, we are here to help.

We are a patient-founded and patient-driven 501(c)3 non-profit foundation which strives to raise awareness about RP and educate the public, as well as represent patients to the global medical community and support medical research toward a cure.

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Latest Foundation News

We strive to provide news related to our progress and efforts as a foundation, important updates and accomplishments of our affiliate and partnership organizations as well as pertinent news we believe impacts patients within the autoimmune disease community and beyond. The sharing or posting of any news does not imply an endorsement of related statistics or confirmation of medical research or information.

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Race For RP

Driving Awareness

The Race for RP supports research, awareness programs, and care for those who are affected by relapsing polychondritis (“RP”) and related diseases. Our drivers are passionate about raising awareness for the autoimmune disease community and RP. While our drivers race for RP, our organization is speeding to find a cure. We’re working to facilitate research and studies to help diagnose, prevent and cure Relapsing Polychondritis, and its related diseases. Whether you’re a professional driver, amateur racer, or a weekend warrior passionate about racing, we encourage you to connect with us to discover how you can Race for RP.

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RP Foundation on Social Media

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Thank you, Julie and Grace Jewelry, for this unique “making of” video! A look into the creative process of the custom-designed handbag crafted for Denise Stefanie, inspired by the Race for RP anthem, “All In,” and in appreciation of Denise’s wonderful support of the Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation.

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The “making of” video. Going “All In” on this custom-designed gift was an exciting ride!

Background music is from Denise Stefanie’s new single, “All In,” and includes video footage and pictures of my design process. It also contains clips and pictures shared on Instagram @raceforRP from Denise’s music video and actual race footage.

Read more about this special project at @julieandgracejewelry.

Julie and Grace Jewelry specialize in creating distinctive and unusual artistic designs. You can join their VIP insider email list and follow them on Instagram at @julieandgracejewelry for exclusive updates about this and other exciting upcoming designs.
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It was a pleasure to introduce the Penn RP Center to the Ferrari Challenge NA community at Road America. We greatly appreciate the wonderful support as we fuel research to improve the quality of life for patients with relapsing polychondritis and advance a cure for this debilitating inflammatory disease.

#allinforRP #RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis #AutoimmuneDisease #FerrariChallenge #Ferrari488
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Thanks a million times. You give us hope; something that keeps us fighting. God bless Race for RP.

The IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge goes green at 2:10 pm ET live from VIRginia International Raceway.

Good luck, Race for RP drivers and teams! Thank you for driving awareness of Relapsing Polychondritis and accelerating research for this and other autoimmune diseases.

Tune-in at 2:10 pm ET live on TrackPass. Don’t have NBC Sports Gold Track Pass? Visit: and use promo code MICHELINIMSA2021 for a complimentary subscription.

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Race for RP and Ferrari Challenge NA hosted an incredible paddock celebration at Road America to recognize the support and involvement of our racing family.

Hundreds of attendees were moved by poignant stories shared by patients with relapsing polychondritis, featured on this video. Patients with RP fuel our commitment to developing robust research initiatives, like the Penn RP Center.

Capture the QR code at the end of this video and join our race.

Together, we will improve the diagnosis and management of patients with autoimmune diseases, like relapsing polychondritis.

#allinforRP #RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis #AutoimmuneDisease #RoadAmerica Ferrari Races Race for RP - "Relapsing Polychondritis"
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Thank you for all you do for RP patients. My son and I both have RP and appreciate you all so much.

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