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    Welcome to the Arthritis Foundation

    The largest and most trusted nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the needs and challenges of people living with arthritis.

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    Spotlight on Chronic Pain

    “I was deeply moved by Jennifer’s riveting portrayal of the journey of a woman suffering from chronic pain.” – Ann Palmer, Arthritis Foundation CEO

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    Join us and help raise funds to fight arthritis, the nation's # 1 cause of disability. Every step counts and every dollar matters!

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2015 Juvenile Arthritis Conference Registration Open

2015 Scientific Strategy



The new scientific strategy provides direction for the Foundation’s scientific discovery of activities over the next five years and focuses on three major pillars..

Upcoming Events

2015 Advocacy Summit

March 23-24, 2015

Save the Date! The 2015 Advocacy Summit is March 23-24 at the Doubletree Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

2015 Juvenile Arthritis Conference

July 23 - 26, 2015

Please join us for an unforgettable experience in Orlando, Fla., July 23 - 26, 2015! Register early and save!

News & Updates

"Cake": A Painful Slice of Life

January 7, 2015

Arthritis Foundation President and CEO, Ann Palmer, shares her thoughts and insights after a recent town hall panel discussion on chronic pain.

Ann Palmer to Join Jennifer Aniston for "Cake" Movie Town Hall

January 6, 2015

Arthritis Foundation President and CEO Ann Palmer will join actress Jennifer Aniston for a town hall panel discussion in Los Angeles on Jan. 6, 2015.

Leading the Way Through Passionate Champions

November 26, 2014

Everything that the Arthritis Foundation does is because of passionate champions who are willing to share their story. Hear the story from one of those champions and walk away even more committed to our cause.