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

2016 Living Your Yes With RA - Rockville, MD

2016 Living Your Yes With RA - Rockville, MD


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.

2016 Jingle Bell Run - Ellicott City
2016 Jingle Bell Run - Solomons Island
2016 Jingle Bell Run - Metro DC
2016 Juvenile Arthritis Jingle Brunch - Metro DC

2016 Juvenile Arthritis Jingle Brunch - Metro DC


Juvenile arthritis (JA) families and teams, and families affected by other childhood rheumatic diseases are invited to our JA Jingle Brunch on Saturday, December 3, 2016, following the Metro DC Jingle Bell Run!

Attendance is FREE however space is limited. RSVP by Monday, November 28. Please notify of cancelations. Please note - this is a family style brunch.