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 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 Living Your Yes with RA - Washington, DC

2017 Living Your Yes with RA - Washington, DC

11/14/2017

Join us for Living Your Yes With RA, a personalized goal-setting event brought to you by the Arthritis Foundation. This free forum gives you the opportunity to learn ways that can help you say Yes more than No, despite the challenges of living with rheumatoid arthritis. You’ll get expert advice from a local rheumatologist PLUS guidance on setting goals that can help you live life to its fullest. Let us help you manage your RA, as well as communicate effectively with your own doctor. Register today!

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Ellicott City