SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS

 2022  
  eOnline Support Group Meeting Schedule

Support groups are a great way to meet other patients, families and caregivers that may share similar experiences in a safe and supportive space! 

For the safety of our patients and community, we are holding virtual support group meetings until we can safely return to hosting in-person groups. These meetings are not recorded. Register for an upcoming meeting below, and visit our other online communities to stay connected.

*Please note all times are listed in EST.

UPCOMING 2022 MEETINGS

2022 SYMPOSIUM SUPPORT GROUPS October 16th, 2022

Women’s Group- 9am EST, Leader Jen Mason: Register Here

 Young Adults Group ages 18-23- 11am EST, Leaders Calla Mace & Alexandria Fiorenza Valle: Register Here

 Parent/Families (Caregivers) Group- 11am EST, Leader Evelyn Hayes: Register Here

 General Adult Group- 12pm EST, Leader Pam Hodge: Register Here

Advanced Disease Group- 6pm EST, Leader Jenna McIntosh: Register Here

Kid’s Art- 6pm EST, Leader Ann Baker: Register Here

 Men’s Group- 6pm EST, Leader Jacob Hall: Register Here

 Teen’s Group (ages 13-17)- 6pm EST, Leader Janice Chiappone: Register Here

 

 

MEN’S GROUP – Leader Jacob Hall
3rd Sunday of every month

Sunday January 23rd – 3pm – 4pm ET 
Sunday, March 20 – 1pm ET
Sunday, April 17 – 1pm ET
Sunday, May 15 – 1pm
Sunday, June 19 – 1pm ET
July 17 – 1pm ET Register Here
August 21 – 1pm ET Register Here

 

 

 

GENERAL ADULTS, SPECIALITY & REGIONAL GROUPS 

Saturday February 12 – 12pm ET – Leader Pam Hodge
Saturday March 26 – 12pm ET – Leader Pam Hodge
April 23 – 12pm ET – Leader Pam Hodge,
Minnesota Group (In-Person) – Leader Kris Geer, TBD
Sunday, May 15 – 1pm AZ Time (Arizona Regional Group) – Leader Susanne Bragg   
Monday, May 16 – 7pm ET, General MCD Adults, Leader Alexandria
Friday, May 20 – 3pm ET – General MCD Adults. Leader Debbie

Friday, June 3 – 3pm ET – General MCD Adults. Leader Debbie
Monday June 13 – 7pm ET, General MCD Adults, Leader Alexandria
Friday, June 17 – 3pm ET – General MCD Adults. Leader Debbie

July 9- 1pm ET General Adults – Leader Pam Hodge, Register Here
July 15 – 3pm ET General Adults – Leader Debbie McGee, Register Here 
July 29 – 3pm ET General Adults – Leader Debbie McGee, Register Here 

August 12 – 3pm ET General Adults – Leader Debbie McGee, Register Here

August 15- 7pm ET General Adults- Leader Alexandria Fiorenza, Register Here

August 14 – 1pm AZ Time (Arizona Regional Group) – Leader Susanne Bragg Register Here  

August 19- 6pm CT (Minnesota Support Group) – Leader Kristine Greer, Register Here

August 21 – 1pm ET – Tapping and Meditation Group – Leader Jan Marie Smith, Register Here

August 26- 3pm ET General Adults- Leader Debbie McGee, Register Here

August 28- 1pm ET- Tapping and Meditation Group- Leader Jan Marie Smith, Register Here

August 29 – 7pm ET General Adults- Leader Alexandria Fiorenza, Register Here

Sunday, September 18- 3pm ET General Adults- Leader Debbie McGee Register Here

 September 24- 1pm ET General Adults- Leader Pam Hodge, Register Here

September 25- 1pm ET Tapping/Meditation- Leader Jan Marie Smith, Register Here

September 27- 6pm CT Minnesota Support Group- Leader Kristine Greer, Register Here


ART NIGHTS
(all ages welcome) – Leader Ann Baker
Monday, May 30 – 8pm ET Neurographic Art Night
July 15- 8pm ET, Neurographic Art Register Here

August 19 – 8pm ET, Neurographic Art Night, Register Here

ADVANCED DISEASE GROUP (For advanced mast cell disease patients), Leader Jenna McIntosh
Monday, June 20 – 7pm ET Advanced Disease Group, Leader Jenna
Monday, July 11 – 7pm ET,
Register Here
August 22 – 7pm ET Register Here

September 12- 6:30pm ET, Register Here

Comorbidities Support Group (For those living with multiple diseases), Leader Jenna McIntosh

 September 12, 7:30pm ET, Register Here

WOMEN’S GROUP 
Wednesday, May 25 – 10am ET, Leader Alexandria
Sunday June 5 10am ET, Leader Jen Mason
Sunday June 12 10am ET, Leader Jen Mason
Saturday June 18 – 10am ET, Leader Alexandria
Saturday, July 16 – 1pm ET, Leader Jen Mason. Register Here

August 13 – 1pm ET, Leader Jen Mason. Register Here 

Monday, September 12 – 7pm ET, Leader Alexandria Register Here

Monday, September 26 – 7pm ET, Leader Alexandria Register Here

 

 

PAST 2021 MEETINGS
January 6
7:00- 8:30 pm EST
Topic: Midwest Regional Meeting

January 9
1:00 – 2:30 pm EST
Topic: Pediatric

February 6
11:00-12:30am EST
Topic: KC Regional Meeting

2:00 – 3:30 pm EST
Topic: Adult

February 11
7:00 – 8:30 pm EST
Topic: NE Regional Meeting
Special Guest: Dr. Mariana Castells, MD, PhD with Brigham and Women’s Hospital will be available for the first 30 minutes to answer questions regarding COVID vaccines.

February 28
1:00 – 2:30 pm PST
Topic: Arizona Regional Meeting

March 12
6:00 – 7:30 pm EST
Topic: Pediatric

March 28
3:00 – 4:30 pm EST
Topic: Adult

April 3
5:00 – 6:30 pm EST
Topic: Relaxation Techniques

April 10
1:00 – 2:30 pm EST
Topic: New Patient

April 24
1:00 – 2:30 pm EST
Topic: Mast Cell Triggers

May 16
1:00 – 2:30 pm PST
Topic: Arizona Regional Meeting

May 22
2:00 – 4:o0 pm CT
Topic: Texas Regional Meeting

July 3 – Virtual
9:00am – 11:00am CST
Topic: Keeping safe physically and mentally at family gatherings

September 4 – Virtual
1:00 – 3:00pm EST
Topic: Newly Diagnosed

August 15 – Virtual
1:00 – 2:30 pm MST
Topic: Arizona Regional Meeting

September 4 – Virtual
1:00 – 3:00pm EST
Topic: Newly Diagnosed

OCTOBER:

October 13-20 – 24th National Conference Support Groups

You do not need to be a conference attendee; support groups are open for all to attend, please register below.

  If you are a conference attendee, a separate registration for each support group you plan to attend is required in addition to the conference registration.  Please register below.

* All times listed are in EST.

Wednesday October 13th – Parents of Children with Mast Cell Disease- 4pm – 6pm Leaders: Valerie Slee, Celeste Finnerty and Jan Marie Smith

Thursday October 14th – Newly Diagnosed – 12pm – 1pm – Leader: Jan Hempstead 

Thursday October 14th – Adults with MCAS – 7pm – 9pm Leaders: Valerie Slee, Celeste Finnerty and Jan Marie Smith

Friday, October 15th – Adults with SM – 6pm – 7:30pm – Leaders: Valerie Slee and Susan Jennings 

 Friday October 15th – Young Adults (ages 20-32) 7pm – 8 pm Leaders: Courtney Rabb and Jacob Hall 

Saturday, October 16 – Pet Lovers – 4pm – 5pm  Leaders: Valerie Slee & Jodi Bachiman

Sunday October 17th – Adults with HaT – 4pm – 6pm  Leader: Jan Hempstead 

Sunday October 17th – Teens Support Group (ages 13-19)- 7pm-8pm Leader: Valerie Slee, Celeste Finnerty and Janice Chiappone

Monday October 18th – Men’s Support Group – 7pm- 8pm – Leader: Jacob Hall

Tuesday October 19th – Caregivers Support Group – 5pm – 6pm Leader: Brian Hempstead

NOVEMBER:

Thursday November 4th – Adult – 11am – 12:30pm – Leader: Sara Gemmill

Saturday November 13th – Newly Diagnosed – 1pm – 3pm –  Leader: Jan Hempstead

Sunday November 14th – Arizona Regional Meeting – 4pm – 5 pm Leader: Susanne Bragg 

DECEMBER:

Saturday December 11th – Newly Diagnosed – 1pm – 3 pm  Leader: Jan Hempstead

Sunday December 12th – Men’s Support Group – 7pm – 8pm – Leader: Jacob Hall 

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save