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.

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Camp ArCTIC

Camp ArCTIC

6/4/2015 to 6/6/2015

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.

Midnight Sun Golf Classic

Midnight Sun Golf Classic

6/19/2015

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.

2015 Jingle Bell Run Walk North Pole, AK

2015 Jingle Bell Run Walk North Pole, AK

7/11/2015

Jingle Bell Run is a festive race that helps champion arthritis research and brings people from all walks of life together, to say Yes to furthering a great cause. Jingle in July this year and join us for the fun.

Be Part of the Solution

State Advocacy

Become an Advocate

The best Advocate is someone who knows what it’s like to fight the everyday battles—someone like you. By sharing your personal story of Yes with legislators and lawmakers, you can become part of the solution.

Every Step Counts

Start Your Walking Workout

Our Walk With Ease program is designed to help you overcome physical obstacles, find easy ways to reduce pain and safely make walking part of your everyday routine. Get started on your personalized plan.