Welcome to Alaska
The Arthritis Foundation, Great West Region, Anchorage office provides information, community events, advocacy and research funding for the one in every four Alaska residents who struggle daily with this serious health epidemic.
You don't want to miss the fun this summer at Camp ArCTIC, a stay-away camp for kids and teens with rheumatic conditions. Campers take part in activities designed to help them iimprove arthritis self-management while making new friends who share similar challenges.
This unique tournament allows you to golf under the Alaska Midnight Sun and Swing Into Solstice. Be on the golf course at midnight and finish your round of golf with a delicious breakfast at the awards banquet.
Join us for the 6th Annual North Pole Jingle in July and be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis! Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your summer by helping others!
Add Your Voice to Our Work on Capitol Hill
Will you take a few moments to share with your member of Congress what life with arthritis is like, and urge them to join the Arthritis Caucus? If received by March 12, we will hand-deliver your letters to your legislators while in DC. A draft letter can be accessed here. After March 12, send your letters to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support the Anchorage Office
Make a difference in the lives of the over 110,000 Alaskan adults and 800 Alaskan children affected by arthritis by supporting the Arthritis Foundation in this year's Pick.Click.Give. campaign. Your support will enable the Arthritis Foundation to provide community education programs for those with arthritis, scholarships for children to attend juvenile arthritis camps, and more.
Walk With Ease
The FREE Walk With Ease mobile app is now available for iPhone, iPad and Android. The user-friendly mobile app allows you to track walking, set goals and link to Fitbit. Download today in the Apple iTunes store or in Google Play.