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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.

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2016 Advocacy Summit

2016 Advocacy Summit

3/14/2016 to 3/15/2016

Join us as we speak out for arthritis research and access to care in 2016! Team up with other advocates and Arthritis Foundation staff in Washington, D.C. to meet with legislators and staff on Capitol Hill to tell Congress that more needs to be done for people with arthritis.



6/2/2016 to 6/4/2016

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 improve arthritis self-management while making new friends who share similar challenges.

2016 Jingle Bell Run Walk North Pole, AK

2016 Jingle Bell Run Walk North Pole, AK


The Jingle Bell Run is a fun and festive holiday theme 5K and even better, funds raised benefit arthritis research! Get in the spirit on race day by wearing holiday themed costumes and tying jingle bells to your running shoes. Jingle in July this year and join us for the fun.

Pick. Click. Give.

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Support the Arthritis Foundation, Alaska Office

Send a child to juvenile arthritis camp. Provide arthritis information to a newly diagnosed individual. Make a difference in the lives of the over 110,000 Alaskan adults and 800 Alaskan children affected by arthritis. Support the Arthritis Foundation in this year's Pick.Click.Give. campaign.

Early Bird Specials

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Register Now

Registration and scholarships for both National Juvenile Arthritis Conferences are now open, and families registering before April 15 will receive a reduced early-bird rate. Scholarship availability is limited, applications are due by Feb. 26.