Annual Reports

In our 2021 Annual Report, you’ll read about the exciting initiatives we started or continued in our quest to conquer arthritis. Read stories about Champions of Yes who have made great strides in their personal fight against arthritis and how the Arthritis Foundation has helped. And see the groundbreaking solutions the whole arthritis community is helping make possible. Our journey together continues. Let’s celebrate how far we’ve come and where we’re going.

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In this 2020 Annual Report, we show how the entire arthritis community challenged the pandemic's obstacles, to keep our vital work going strong. The commitment and actions of dedicated Arthritis Foundation volunteers made sure we stayed on track. Read their stories. And celebrate how far we’ve gone, despite a very difficult year, to change the future of arthritis.

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In this 2019 Annual Report, we highlight the Live Yes! INSIGHTS study, one of the largest of its kind. Data validates what we’ve been hearing from people with arthritis for over seven decades. Every day, we’re learning even more about how arthritis affects so many Americans in every way. These unprecedented findings will help change the future of arthritis.

Download a PDF of the 2019 Annual Report
2018 annual reportIn the 2018 Annual Report, read stories of our Arthritis Warriors and how they have connected with us. We are connecting people with arthritis to their best life at every age and every stage. In 2018, we brought the Live Yes! Arthritis Network to life. Both in person and online, the arthritis community is coming together like never before.

Download a PDF of the 2018 Annual Report
2017 Annual ReportIn this 2017 Annual Report, we take you from the past to the present and into the future. Through 70 years of distinguished service to the arthritis community, our influence and impact have been far-reaching and unstoppable. There are still tough challenges to tackle. But as always, we’re forging promising, new paths to help conquer them. And we won’t let anything get in our way.

Download a PDF of the 2017 Annual Report
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  • Donate


    Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life.

  • Volunteer


    Join us and become a Champion of Yes. There are many volunteer opportunities available.

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    Live Yes! INSIGHTS

    Take part to be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis.

  • Partner


    Proud Partners of the Arthritis Foundation make an annual commitment to directly support the Foundation’s mission.


Ways to Give

Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life. Whether it is supporting cutting-edge research, 24/7 access to one-on-one support, resources and tools for daily living, and more, your gift will be life-changing.

Make a Donation

Help millions of people live with less pain and fund groundbreaking research to discover a cure for this devastating disease. Please, make your urgently-needed donation to the Arthritis Foundation now!

Become a Member

Become an Arthritis Foundation member today for just $20 and you'll receive access to helpful tools..... and more. 

Make a Honor or Memorial Gift

Honor a loved one with a meaningful donation to the Arthritis Foundation. We'll send a handwritten card to the honoree or their family notifying them of your thoughtful gift.

Gift Planning

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes.

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More About Volunteering


Give Just 10 Minutes.

Tell us what matters most to you. Change the future of arthritis.

By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

- Lead to more effective treatments and outcomes
- Develop programs to meet the needs of you and your community
- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 

How are you changing the future?

By sharing your experience, you’re showing decision-makers the realities of living with arthritis, paving the way for change. You’re helping break down barriers to care, inform research and create resources that make a difference in people’s lives, including your own.

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Meet Our Partners

As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.


Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000


Our Visionary partners help us plan for a future that includes a cure for arthritis. These inspired and inventive champions have contributed $1,500,00 to $1,999,999.


Our Pioneers are always ready to explore and find new weapons in the fight against arthritis. They contribute $1,000,000 to $1,499,999.


Our Pacesetters ensure that we can chart the course for a cure for those who live with arthritis. They contribute $500,000 to $999,000.


Our Signature partners make their mark by helping us identify new and meaningful resources for people with arthritis. They contribute $250,000 to $499,999.


Our Supporting partners are active champions who provide encouragement and assistance to the arthritis community. They contribute $100,000 to $249,999.