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.

Upcoming Events

2017 Walk with Ease - Lexington, NC

2017 Walk with Ease - Lexington, NC

8/4/2017 to 9/22/2017

No matter if you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active, the Arthritis Foundation’s six week Walk With Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. This event takes place every MWF from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Click here for more details!

2017 - Fall JA Day at Camp Dogwood - Sherrills Ford, NC

2017 - Fall JA Day at Camp Dogwood - Sherrills Ford, NC

9/9/2017

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!

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Raleigh

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Raleigh

9/24/2017

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!

2017 Living Your Yes with RA - Charlotte

2017 Living Your Yes with RA - Charlotte

9/26/2017

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!

2017 Bone Bash - Charlotte

2017 Bone Bash - Charlotte

10/14/2017

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.