Welcome to North Carolina
There are more than 52 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,989,000 of them live in North Carolina. 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.
Children shine at Victory Junction. Free from the confines of their disease, illness or disability, they discover that they can be a kid! Children between the ages of six and sixteen with a diagnosis related to this session are encoraged to apply online now! Deadline to apply is March 1, 2017- Click here to register.
Join the foundation as we host our annual Fall JA Day at Camp Dogwood! There will be a panel discussion featuring Thomas Griffin, MD, PhD, that will discuss coping mechanisms for living with juvenile arthritis. Click here for more information!
A FREE EVENT for families, with socializing opportunities for children and parents, educational information from pediatric rheumatologists and other parents, fun museum programming for siblings and young patients and a reception for networking while enjoying refreshments. Click here to register!
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!
Join us if you dare for the Charlotte Bone Bash…a monstrous costume party. The Arthritis Foundation will honor members of the arthritis community for their service to local arthritis patients. All guests will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, bar, music and dancing, entertainment, silent auction, costume contest and a presentation hosted by Arthritis Foundation volunteers and staff. Proceeds support the Arthritis Foundation’s research, advocacy and public health programs.