Welcome to Metropolitan Washington

There are more than 52 million Americans with Arthritis - 104,000 of them live in Washington D.C. 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 Give Green, Get Green - Baltimore

2017 Give Green, Get Green - Baltimore

9/1/2017 to 10/12/2017

Join others to support the Arthritis Foundation and the more than 50 million Americans who are living with arthritis by making a commitment to raise funds while wearing green.

Green is the Arthritis Foundation’s signature color and represents the Champions of Yes, including all people who are living with arthritis. Wear green attire and accessories, ask family and friends to support you by making a donation to the Arthritis Foundation, and join others in this campaign across the country.

2017 Metro DC Open House

2017 Metro DC Open House

9/26/2017

You're invited to learn more about the local work of the Metro DC Arthritis Foundation Office. Please click here for more information and to register!

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Delaware

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Delaware

9/30/2017

The Arthritis Foundation is excited to team up with A.I. DuPont to host our 2017 Delaware JA Day! Come and enjoy a free lunch with other local families that have a child with juvenile arthritis or other rheumatic diseases.

2017 Spin to Stop Arthritis - Metro DC

2017 Spin to Stop Arthritis - Metro DC

10/14/2017

The Arthritis Foundation’s Spin to Stop Arthritis is a fun way to get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Taking place in nine select markets this year, Spin to Stop Arthritis will offer a one-hour, high-energy cycling class with a fun post-ride celebration

2017 Fall Rheumatology Family Connections Event - Wheaton, MD

2017 Fall Rheumatology Family Connections Event - Wheaton, MD

10/22/2017

Children's National Medical Center (CNMC) is excited to partner with the Arthritis Foundation to host a Fall Rheumatology Family Connections program! Come and enjoy lunch with other local families that have a child with juvenile arthritis or other rheumatic diseases.

This event is $5 and open to all children with a rheumatic disease, their parents and siblings.