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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.

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Upcoming Events

2015 JA Pumpkin Patch- South Suburbs

2015 JA Pumpkin Patch- South Suburbs

10/11/2015 to 10/11/2015

Come out for fun fall festivities at The Center in Palos Park, IL. Juvenile arthritis families will have the opportunity to meet local families while enjoying the pumpkin patch and other great activities! You will have the opportunity to network and connect with other JA families.

2015 Jingle Bell Run-Walk Chicago Kick Off

10/25/2015 to 10/25/2015

Join us for an afternoon out with family and friends at Dave & Buster’s! The fun begins at 1:00 PM with game cards, appetizers and beverages. Non-alcoholic drinks are included and a cash bar will be available. Attendance is free and there will be opportunities to meet other JA families and learn about the Jingle Bell Run/Walk and Arthritis Foundation! We look forward to seeing you there!

2015 Jingle Bell Run-Walk - Bloomington, IL

2015 Jingle Bell Run-Walk - Bloomington, IL

11/8/2015 to 11/8/2015

Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis! Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others!

2015 Anti-Inflammatory Cooking Demo- Bloomington, IL

11/12/2015 to 11/12/2015

Join the Arthritis Foundation, and the Bloomington Hy-Vee Dietitians for an educational program about anti-inflammatory foods, and learn how to cook some yummy recipes with these anti-inflammatory ingredients. $10/person


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