Welcome to Iowa

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 572,000 of them live in Iowa. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.

Upcoming Events

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Des Moines, IA

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Des Moines, IA

12/2/2017

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!

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Quad Cities, IA

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Quad Cities, IA

12/9/2017

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!

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Des Moines, IA

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Des Moines, IA

5/12/2018

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that rallies communities and raises funds to conquer arthritis once and for all. Join the fight and Walk to Cure Arthritis – register, fundraise, come together to support each other and walk. Another step, another victory!

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Cedar Rapids, IA

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Cedar Rapids, IA

5/19/2018

Our Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis gathering in the world, celebrating our warriors, raising funds for research, resources and a cure. Whether you’re an arthritis warrior yourself or care about someone who is, sign up and WALK to CURE Arthritis.