Welcome to Central and Western PA

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 2,984,000 of them live in Pennsylvania. 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.

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Upcoming Events

2017 Walk With Ease - West Chester, PA

2017 Walk With Ease - West Chester, PA

The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program is a exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease.

April 3 - May 8, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

2017 JA Family Day - Pittsburgh, PA


Join the Arthritis Foundation and fellow JA Families at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquariumon Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Registration is now open to take part of this exciting event! A commitment fee of $10/per family is required. If you have any questions or are interested in attending this event as a volunteer (15 and older), please contact Jessica Szramowski at jszramowski@arthritis.org or 412-250-3340.

2017 Strike Out Arthritis - Pittsburgh, PA

2017 Strike Out Arthritis - Pittsburgh, PA


Join AOII at the Pittsburgh Pirates game on September 24, 2017, as they play the St. Louis Cardinals. Our annual Strike Out Arthritis game is a great opportunity to get involved in our philanthropic cause & watch your favorite team play some ball. The profit from each ticket sold goes towards fighting arthritis through grants to the Arthritis Foundation. Bring your friends, family & encourage your community to come out. Our goal is to continue the growth of these events & the contributions made to the Foundation!