Welcome to Idaho
The Arthritis Foundation, Great West Region offers information, community events, advocacy and research funding for the one in every four Idaho residents who struggle daily with this serious health epidemic.
JA Cocoa Party is a social event for children and teens with rheumatic conditions and their families. Join us to network with families who have similar concerns while enjoying cocoa, cookies, and fun activities.
You won't want to miss this life-changing opportunity to learn the latest information about juvenile arthritis and connect with other children and families with juvenile arthritis. Mark your calendars now.
Be a Voice for Change
In spite of the Arthritis Foundation’s opposition and advocacy efforts, the Idaho Board of Pharmacy has approved a new regulation that will allow for the substitution of biologic medications with biosimilar drugs. Arthritis Foundation Ambassador Dr. Yolonda Barnes published an op-ed in the Idaho Press Tribune urging the Idaho Board of Pharmacy to refrain from approving this policy.
Build a stronger community for the 50 million Americans living with arthritis by lending a helping hand to mission and fundraising activities. The Arthritis Foundation provides flexible scheduling and volunteer opportunities for all ages and abilities.
We have intensively focused our attention and resources so we can best serve people with arthritis. Read our 2013 Annual Report to learn how together, we can make the greatest difference.