For children ages 8-15 living with arthritis.
2015 Camp Dakota
3409 N Five Lakes Rd
Lapeer, MI 48446
Camp Dakota is a special camp where children with juvenile arthritis can come to have fun, make new friends and learn more about their disease. The Arthritis Foundation and Bear Lake camp staff organize activities that will help campers build self-esteem, confidence, independence and lasting friendships.
A place, attitude, and adventure for children with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases. Click here to request a camp application.
2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis
The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. With your donation, we change lives by helping people gain access to the critical medications necessary to live full, healthy lives and funding research that provides better treatments today and promises a cure for tomorrow.
2014 Tribute to Excellence Honoring Roger Penske
Rodger Penske was honored by the Arthritis Foundation with a “tribute to excellence” award for his leadership and dedication in helping others at the 2014 Tribute to Excellence which raise over 1 million dollars for the Arthritis Foundation.
Before he took the stage, Penske told me he had no idea until recently children like Logan could be struck down by arthritis.
“Honestly, I wasn’t aware how many young people have it,” said Penske, 77. “I know older people with it, but kids?” Click here to read more.