Welcome to West Virginia

The West Virginia office of the Arthritis Foundation is working to improve the lives of the 523,000 people across our state who struggle every day with this serious health epidemic.

Upcoming Events

2016 Jingle Bell Run - Charleston, WV

2016 Jingle Bell Run - Charleston, WV


Registration Opens at 8:00 a.m.
Race Begins at 9:00 a.m.
Location: Columbia Pipeline Group
1700 MacCorkle Ave SE
Charleston, WV 25314

The Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get out, get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America's #1 cause of disability. In communities nationwide, this annual event brings together people from all walks of life to shout "Yes, we will live life to the fullest while searching for a cure!" As a Champion of YES, kick off your holidays by helping conquer arthritis once and for all!

Wear a holiday-themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. 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!

For more information about the 2016 Jingle Bell Run of Charleston, WV visit www.jbr.org/charlestonwv.

To become a sponsor of the Charleston Jingle Bell Run contact Cathy Schrader at cschrader@arthritis.org or call 304-205-1514.

Cedar Point, Kings Island and Dorney Park Discount tickets and Fundraiser

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Enjoy awesome summertime fun at amusement parks in Ohio and Pennsylvania, all while championing the fight against arthritis!

From now through June 15, Cedar Fair is offering discount tickets to Cedar Point (Sandusky, OH), Kings Island (Cincinnati, OH) and Dorney Park (Allentown, PA), plus a donation to the Foundation for every ticket sold.

In addition, Cedar Fair will donate all proceeds from spare change collection boxes set throughout the park to the Foundation during JA Awareness Week, May 20th-29th. And, as if this isn't awesome enough, each park will host one JA family during that week and broadcast arthritis information and stories on TV monitors throughout all three parks during JA Awareness Week.

These special discount tickets can only be purchased online at https://Arthritis.CedarFair.com and can be used from May 14 through June 15, 2016, after which they can be used by paying an additional surcharge at the gate. Purchase your tickets and help us conquer arthritis today!

Anyone can buy these special discount tickets. So forward this page to family, friends and co-workers!

For more information, contact Maureen Kiley, Region Business Manager, Arthritis Foundation, at 614-503-5587 or mkiley@arthritis.org.

Physical Activity. The Arthritis Pain Reliever.

Physical activity is a proven way to decrease arthritis pain. Exercise strengthens muscles and joints and helps reduce pain, fatigue and stiffness caused by arthritis.

Help us spread the word about the benefits of physical activity! Just 30 minutes a day, five days a week is all it takes to make a big impact. Not only does exercise relieve pain—it improves your mood, too! Click here for free resources and to learn more about Physical Activity. The Arthritis Pain Reliever.


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As an Arthritis Foundation volunteer, you can use your talents and experience to make a difference.