Support Groups

Support groups provide a way for individuals suffering from Mast Cell Disorders ~and their caregivers~ to communicate with each other, support each other, provide comfort and often share information that makes their daily lives better.

Find your appropriate support group from the list below.  To join a group (or to just ask a question) please contact them through the email within the respective listing.  Upcoming support group meeting dates are listed on this website too!  https://tmsforacure.org/resources/support-group-meeting/

Visit “The Mastocytosis Society”on Facebook for information, support and sharing too!

For general questions on support groups or interest  in starting your own, please reach out to supportgroups@tmsforacure.org.


California

Northern California

Michelle Lamanna

northerncaliforniasupport@tmsforacure.org

pnwsupport@tmsforacure.org

San Diego

sandiegosupport@tmsforcure.org

San Francisco

sfbaysupport@tmasforacure.org

Southern California

Davita Greenwald and Janet Bender

southerncaliforniasupport@tmsforacure.org

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Colorado

Jan Marie Smith

coloradosupport@tmsforacure.org


Florida

Michele Kress

floridasupport@tmsforacure.org


Illinois

Chicago  

Cheri Smith

scoach62@hotmail.com

chicagosupport@tmsforacure.org

 

Southern Illinois

Cheri Smith

scoach62@hotmail.com

illinoissupport@tmsforacure.org


Indiana

Pam Hodge

alwaysathome@sbcglobal.net

Michigan

Julia Stewart

michigansupport@tmsforacure.org


Minnesota / North Central States

Kristine Greer – Systemic Mastocytosis

Melissa Lovett – MCAS

minnesotasupport@tmsforacure.org

northcentralsupport@tmsforacure.org


Missouri

Kansas City

Cheri Smith

scoach62@hotmail.com

kcmosupport@tmsforacure.org

St. Louis

Cheri Smith

scoach62@hotmail.com

stlouissupport@tmsforacure.org


Nebraska

 


North Carolina

Emily Bolden / Sharon Renfroe

northcarolinasupport@tmsforacure.org


Northeast / New England States

Rita Barlow

northeastsupport@tmsforacure.org


Ohio

Michelle Cox

ohiosupport@tmsforacure.org


Oregon / Washington – Pacific Northwest

pnwsupport@tmsforacure.org


Pennsylvania

Kathie Murphy

pennsylvaniasupport@tmsforacure.org


Tennessee / Southeast States

Patty Smith, Support Group leader

southeastsupport@tmsforacure.org

Contact:  Cheri Smith

scoach62@hotmail.com


Virginia / Maryland / Delaware

Maria Dastur

mariacdastur@gmail.com

virginiasupport@tmsforacure.org


Washington/Oregon – Pacific Northwest

pnwsupport@tmsforacure.org

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Washington DC

Patricia Beggiato

washingtondcsupport@tmsforacure.org

beggiato@aol.com

Maria Dastur

mastcellfriends@gmail.com


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International

TMS collaborates with these sister organizations around the world whenever possible:


Australia

David & Heather Mayne

info@mastocytosis.com.au


Brazil

Lisa Morrison Thuler

Mastocitose Brasil: mastocitosebrasil@gmail.com


Canada

Shawna Lechner-Rumpel, President

shawna.lecher@sasktel.net

support@mastocytosis.ca

306.789.9800


Germany

www.mastozytose.com

www.mastocytosis.eu


United Kingdom

Dawn Brogden, Co-Chair

dawn@ukmasto.org

Jess Hobart, Co-Chair

jess@ukmasto.org

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