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

2018 Art For Arthritis - Kansas City, MO

2018 Art For Arthritis - Kansas City, MO

9/14/2018

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.

2018 Living Your Yes with RA 101 - Independence, MO

2018 Living Your Yes with RA 101 - Independence, MO

10/4/2018

Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis is a life-changing experience. But there’s a lot you can do to take control of your situation – and we’re here to help you. 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!

2018 Bone Bash - Topeka, KS

2018 Bone Bash - Topeka, KS

10/20/2018

This is the Arthritis Foundation’s 10th Annual Bone Bash representing a nationwide effort to raise funds and awareness for arthritis. A Halloween themed affair complete with decorations, photo booth, costume contests, silent and live auctions and much more!

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Lenexa, KS

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Lenexa, KS

12/9/2018

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 - Wichita, KS

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Wichita, KS

12/15/2018

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.