Welcome to Illinois

Illinois serves the 2,511,000 adults and 13,100 children affected by arthritis in the area. We provide education, program and services, information about upcoming events, programming news, volunteer opportunities and other Foundation-related business.

Upcoming Events

2016 Jingle Bell Run - River Valley, IL

2016 Jingle Bell Run - River Valley, IL

Wear a holiday-themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Show off your ugly Christmas sweater. Complete a 5-kilometer run or walk with your team members, spreading smiles, good cheer and a winning spirit … and be a Champion of Yes!

2016 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Chicago, IL

2016 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Chicago, IL

6/4/2016 to 6/4/2016

The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. With your donation, we change lives by helping people gain access to the critical medications necessary to live full, healthy lives and funding research that provides better treatments today and promises a cure for tomorrow.

27th Freedom of Movement Gala

27th Freedom of Movement Gala

10/1/2016

On Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Drake Hotel, the Arthritis Foundation will honor Mark Kaufman, MS, PT, ATC, President and CEO of Athletico Physical Therapy with their Annual Freedom of Movement Award, recognizing his career accomplishments and dedication addressing the needs of arthritis patients and caregivers.