Welcome to Iowa

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 572,000 of them live in Iowa. 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.

Upcoming Events

2018 Woman of the Year Gala - Des Moines, IA

2018 Woman of the Year Gala - Des Moines, IA

9/20/2018

Please join us in honoring Melissa Clarke-Wharf.

2018 JA Day - Cambridge, IA

2018 JA Day - Cambridge, IA

10/7/2018

Join us for an afternoon of fall fun! Parents and caregivers will have an opportunity to network with other JA families. The event is free but registration is required.

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Des Moines, IA

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Des Moines, IA

12/1/2018

The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability.

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Quad Cities, IA

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Quad Cities, IA

12/8/2018

The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability.