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 JA Symposium - Kansas City, MO

2017 JA Symposium - Kansas City, MO

2/25/2017

Please join us for this FREE Juvenile Arthritis Symposium and Walk to Cure Arthritis Kickoff! We will host physicians from Children’s Mercy Hospital to discuss a variety of topics and answer questions! The second half of the program will introduce you to the Walk to Cure Arthritis.

2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Kansas City, MO

2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Kansas City, MO

5/6/2017

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that rallies communities and raises funds to conquer arthritis once and for all. Join the fight and Walk to Cure Arthritis – register, fundraise, come together to support each other and walk. Another step, another victory!

2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - St. Louis, MO

2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - St. Louis, MO

5/19/2017

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that rallies communities and raises funds to conquer arthritis once and for all. Join the fight and Walk to Cure Arthritis – register, fundraise, come together to support each other and walk. Another step, another victory!

2017 Camp Joint Adeventures - Lawson, MO

2017 Camp Joint Adeventures - Lawson, MO

6/5/2017 to 6/8/2017

The Arthritis Foundation's JA camps give kids with arthritis the chance to make lasting memories. Camps feature traditional summer camping activities, such as campfires, singing and storytelling, arts and crafts, swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, nature hikes, rock climbing, zip lines and more.

2017 Art For Arthritis - Kansas City, MO

2017 Art For Arthritis - Kansas City, MO

9/8/2017

Art for Arthritis pairs 10 local children affected by juvenile arthritis with area artists to spend a summer together creating unique pieces of art. Attendees can look forward to an evening of drinks, heavy appetizers, a silent auction and an exciting live auction featuring the artwork the children and artists have created together.

Living Your Yes With RA

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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.