Welcome to Missouri

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,308,000 of them live in Missouri. 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 - Columbia, MO

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Columbia, MO

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 - Cape Girardeau, MO

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Cape Girardeau, MO

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!

2017 Silver Ball Gala - St. Louis, MO

2017 Silver Ball Gala - St. Louis, MO

12/9/2017

The 37th Annual Silver Ball Gala raises money for research to help fight the debilitating disease of Arthritis for both adults and children. Join us for a night of dinner, dancing and auctions to champion the cure for Arthritis.

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Kansas City, KS

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Kansas City, KS

12/10/2017

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 Spin to Stop Arthritis - Lenexa, KS

2017 Spin to Stop Arthritis - Lenexa, KS

12/10/2017

Be part of our first-ever Spin to Stop Arthritis event! 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. Spin to Stop Arthritis will run in conjunction with our underground Jingle Bell Run, a holiday-themed event with 1,500-plus participants. While JBR participants run and walk a 5K course, Spin to Stop Arthritis participants will have a front-row view of all the action!

Living Your Yes With RA

Exercise

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.