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Be a Part of the Solution

We’re building a team of patients, families, doctors, researchers, and donors to identify new treatments – and ultimately a cure – for relapsing polychondritis.

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Fuel the Race for RP Research

In the coming years, we’ll learn more about Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) and related autoimmune diseases than we’ve ever known before. But we can’t do it without the support of generous individuals and organizations willing to contribute the money and resources needed to fuel research that will drive breakthroughs. Join us in our race for a cure.

Consider Other Ways to Support Our Purpose

Amazon Smile

You can support the RP Foundation every time you make online purchases through Amazon. Just go to, log in to your Amazon account, and choose Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation as your preferred charity. Amazon Smile will donate a portion of your eligible purchase price at no additional cost to you.

Race for RP

Show off your support for Race for RP and the Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) Foundation, and help raise awareness by shopping our online store of hats, shirts, buttons, and more.

Employer Matching Gift Programs

Many companies encourage their employees to make charitable gifts and may match personal donations with an equal or greater contribution. Rules about the type of gifts that companies will match vary. Donors should check with their appropriate human resource department at their company to see if a gift qualifies for a corporate match.

Estate Plan

There are many types of planned gifts and they represent a wonderful way to show your support for the RP Foundations mission while accommodating your own estate planning and philanthropic goals. Planned giving may include naming the RP Foundation in your will, designating the RP Foundation as a beneficiary of a retirement asset, life insurance, or gift annuities, to name a few.