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Get to know the Autoimmune Association

The Autoimmune Association is the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to autoimmune awareness, advocacy, education, and research. We are focused on connecting you with the information and resources you need on your autoimmune journey.

What is the Autoimmune Association?

The Autoimmune Association is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 1991 to increase awareness about autoimmune diseases. Today it has grown to become the world’s leading association on the forefront of autoimmune disease awareness, advocacy, education, and research.

What are the goals of the Autoimmune Association?

The Autoimmune Association’s goals are set forth in our Mission Statement: Autoimmune Association is dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases and the alleviation of suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education, public awareness, research, and patient services in an effective, ethical and efficient manner. Learn more about the Autoimmune Association.

Is the Autoimmune Association associated with the government?

The Autoimmune Association is a private nonprofit organization. It is not associated with any State or Federal governmental agency. Autoimmune Association does, however, advocate for passage of legislation important to autoimmune research and patients suffering from an autoimmune disease.

What is the Autoimmune Association’s mission?

To improve the lives of those affected by autoimmune disease through awareness, education, advocacy, and research. Learn more about AA.

What is the Autoimmune Association’s vision?

A world without autoimmune disease. Learn more about AA.

How can I volunteer with the Autoimmune Association?

Visit our “Get Involved” page for information on opportunities to share your story, host a fundraiser, advocate, and more!

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