Cruise for a Cure

Summertime Boat Ride on the Hudson ​​​

Every summer, the Steffens Scleroderma Foundation hosts a Cruise for the Cure fundraising event. There aren’t too many better ways to spend a summer afternoon than out on a boat, cruising down the historic Hudson River, enjoying drinks and delicious food, and raising money for a great cause! 

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2020 Virtual Cruise for a Real Cure was Held Sunday, July 12, 2020

CruiseWeb.pngDue to the pandemic and the need for social distancing, the annual cruise went virtual in 2020! More than 100 participants took a virtual ride on the Hudson River to raise awareness and funding for scleroderma and Degos disease research and education. Along the way they heard from U.S. Congressman Paul Tonko who  provided an udpate on his proposed legislation, the Helping Experts Accelerate Rare Treatments (HEART) Act, that aims to strengthen the review of rare disease treatment.  Dr. Lee Shapiro also spoke about the foundation's efforts to improve the patient experience for those facing scleroderma and Degos disease by educating healthcare providers and supporting collaboration among researchers. And winners were announced for the event raffle and online auction. 

Event Sponsors

We’re grateful to our event sponsors Dutch Apple Cruises, DeMarco's Restaurant, and the Renna family for their continued generosity in memory of Lou Renna who lost his battle with scleroderma. Special thanks to Planet Believe for providing custom event t-shirts for participants!

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Join us for a Hawaiian themed

Cruise for a Real Cure

in Honor of Lou Renna

on the Dutch Apple Cruise

on August 13, 2022

Boat promptly leaving at 3:30pm

Food provided by DeMarco’s Italian Restaurant

Sponsors- Dutch Apple and DeMarco’s Italian Restaurant

Price $40

Purchase

Cruise Tickets

Any Football Fans?  We have acquired a replica lithograph autographed poster featuring
NY Jets Defensive Lineman
Quinnen Williams
and we are expecting an item from
the NY Giants
for our Auction, as well as many other items.
Don't miss out!


50/50 Raffle worth $2500 to the winner.
Don't wait to buy your 50/50 tickets. 
Only 100 to be sold at $50 each
email
cmarceline@steffens-scleroderma.org
to purchase.