Arthritis Foundation Upper Midwest Region
Annual Fundraising Events
International Wine Tasting
The International Wine Tasting event in Milwaukee provides samples of hand-selected wines from around the world. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, desserts, games and a fantastic silent auction.
International Wine Tasting-Milwaukee WI, March 7, 2014
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.
2014 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 15, 2014
Walk to Cure Arthritis
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- Mankato, MN: May 3, 2014
Bismarck- Bismarck, ND: May 3, 2014
Dane County- Madison, WI: May 3, 2014
Northern Lakes- Baxter, MN: May 17, 2014
Milwaukee- Milwaukee, WI: May 17, 2014
Green Bay- Green Bay, WI: May 4, 2014
Twin Cities- St. Paul, MN: September 14, 2014
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: TBD
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; TBD
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: October 4, 2014
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.
Milwaukee- Milwaukee, WI: TBD
Fox Cities- Menasha, WI: TBD
Sioux Falls- Sioux Falls, SD: TBD
Duluth- Duluth, MN: TBD
Fargo- Fargo, ND: TBD
Green Bay- Green Bay, WI: TBD
Racine- Racine, WI: TBD
Madison- Madison, WI: TBD
Eau Claire- Eau Clarie, WI: TBD