Welcome to Kansas

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 519,000 of them live in Kansas. 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

2019 Camp Joint Adventures - Lawson, MO

2019 Camp Joint Adventures - Lawson, MO

6/2/2019 to 6/6/2019

The Arthritis Foundation's JA camps give kids with arthritis the chance to make lasting memories. Camps feature traditional summer camping activities, such as campfires, singing and storytelling, arts and crafts, swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, nature hikes, rock climbing, zip lines and more. Ages 8 to 17. For more information contact Brooke Hilst at bhilst@arthritis.org or 913-259-7153.

2019 Live Yes! RA - Kansas City, MO

2019 Live Yes! RA - Kansas City, MO

7/23/2019

This free event is an opportunity unlike any other you’ve had – you’ll receive expert guidance from a local rheumatologist and learn to set and track your own health goals, communicate more effectively with your doctor and other tips and tricks on how to live better with your RA. You will leave armed with the tools, education and support to start saying Yes more than No!

2019 Art For Arthritis - Kansas City, MO

2019 Art For Arthritis - Kansas City, MO

9/27/2019

Art for Arthritis pairs 10 local children affected by juvenile arthritis with area artists to spend a summer together creating unique pieces of art. Attendees can look forward to an evening of drinks, heavy appetizers, a silent auction and an exciting live auction featuring the artwork the children and artists have created together.

2019 JA Day - Rocky Mount, MO

2019 JA Day - Rocky Mount, MO

9/28/2019

JA Days are a great experience for children with juvenile arthritis (JA), their parents, caregivers and siblings. The greatest benefit of these programs is getting to meet and network with other families who are affected by JA and share some of the same feelings, experiences and concerns.

2019 Walk With Ease 2 - Landon Center - Kansas City, KS

2019 Walk With Ease 2 - Landon Center - Kansas City, KS

9/30/2019 to 11/8/2019

The Arthritis Foundation's Walk with Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Comprehensive studies demonstrate that Walk With Ease reduces pain, increases balance and strength, and improves your overall health. For more information please click on the Walk with Ease logo.