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 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.

2019 JA Day - Wichita, KS

2019 JA Day - Wichita, KS

10/5/2019

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. It's a place to exchange ideas, give and receive encouragement, make new friends and know you're not alone.

2019 Halloween Hustle - Manhattan, KS

2019 Halloween Hustle - Manhattan, KS

10/12/2019

Be part of the first annual, halloween-themed 5k race in Manhattan – and fight with us to conquer arthritis! Participants can choose from the following route options: 5K (both timed and untimed) for the runners and 1 or 3 mile for the walkers.