Arthritis Foundation Upper Midwest Region
Annual Fundraising Events
Wine Tasting Events
International Wine Tasting- Milwaukee, WI: Febuary 22nd, 2013
That's the Spirit Wine & Beer- Green Bay, WI: September 6, 2013
Juvenile Arthritis March (JAM)
JAM is an upbeat, positive day for kids and families to raise awareness that kids get arthritis too. Individuals and teams are encouraged to participate and raise pledges to help fund the juvenile programs and services of the Arthritis Foundation Upper Midwest Region. JAM is held at Mall of America.
2013 JAM- Bloomington, MN: March 1, 2014
Think local. Drink local. This Madison, WI craft brew tasting features “local beers and live music. Designated Driver tickets available.
FestivAle- Madison, WI: March 23, 2013
Arthritis Walk season kicks off during National Arthritis month in May. One or three-mile course options are walked by participants to raise awareness and funds for programs, services and research.
Southern Lakes- North Mankato, MN: May 4, 2013
Bismarck- Bismarck, ND: May 4, 2013
Dane County- Madison, WI: May 18, 2013
Northern Lakes- Baxter, MN: May 18, 2013
Southeastern Wisconsin- Hartland, WI: May 18, 2013
Northeastern Wisconsin- Bellevue, WI: June 1, 2013
Twin Cities- Edina, MN: September 14, 2013
Grand Forks- Grand Forks, ND: October 12, 2013
Justin Morneau Casino Night
Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau and the Minnesota Twins sponsor this Minneapolis, MN casino night benefit which includes silent and live auctions brimming with sports memorabilia and much more. Visit the website for more information!
Casino Night- Minneapolis, MN: June 2, 2013
Run/Walk to Milwaukee Irish Fest is a certified 5K run along Milwaukee’s beautiful Lakefront. The race ends at the North Gate of the world’s largest Irish festival. Participants receive free entrance to the festival.
Irish Fest- Milwaukee, WI: August 17, 2013
Mini Grand Prix
The Mini Grand Prix is a fun and exciting way to support the Arthritis Foundatin and increase awareness for the 50,000,000 adults and 300,000 children living with arthritis. Drivers race cars on a course that will challange even the most experienced drivers' ability to race at top speeds of 50 mph.
Mini Grand Prix- Cokato, MN; August 18, 2013
Art for Arthritis
The Arthritis Foundation will be hosting the 1st Art for Arthritis Gala in Sioux Falls. Various art work from local artists in South Dakota will be auctioned off. Five of these artists will work with five local youth who suffer with Juvenile Arthritis to create an art piece. Heavy appetizers will be served, with a cash bar, a live and silent auction.
Art for Arthritis- Sioux Falls, SD: August 23, 2013
Jingle Bell Run/Walk
Participants bundled in warm clothes and holiday cheer participate in the Jingle Bell Run/Walk 5K to raise funds for arthritis programs, services and research.
Southwest Minnesota- Marshall, MN: November 2, 2013
Milwaukee- Milwaukee, WI: November 3, 2013
Janesville- Janesville, WI: November 9, 2013
Fox Cities- Menasha, WI: November 9, 2013
Sioux Falls- Sioux Falls, SD: November 29, 2013
Duluth- Duluth, MN: December 7, 2013
Fargo- Fargo, ND: December 7, 2013
Green Bay- Green Bay, WI: December 7, 2013
Racine- Racine, WI: December 7, 2013
Madison- Madison, WI: December 14, 2013
Eau Claire- Eau Clarie, WI: December 14, 2013
Wausau- Wausau, WI: December 14, 2013