Welcome to Arkansas

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 673,000 of them live in Arkansas. 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

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Little Rock, AR
2020 Food & Foam Fest - North Little Rock, AR

2020 Food & Foam Fest - North Little Rock, AR


Food & Foam Fest is a creative twist to the traditional wine tasting event and is a beer sampling event offering samples of over 350 varieties of craft beer and wine from around the world plus food tastings from local restaurateurs from central Arkansas.

VIPs will get a t-shirt, lanyard, early admission, and access to specialty beers. All admissions include a souvenir cup, unlimited food, and unlimited drinks.

2020 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Springdale, AR

Live Yes! Connect Groups

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Live Yes! Connect group provides supportive social connections and are inclusive to adults with all types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. We bring people together for fun social and informative educational events and activities focused on mutual support and positive coping strategies for living well. We offer a place of understanding and encouragement for both people living with arthritis and their loved ones. Group participants become self-advocates, develop self-management skills and learn how to not just survive life with arthritis but to thrive.