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Live Yes! Connect
Looking to meet other people who understand what daily life with arthritis is really like? Looking for support, encouragement, or just a bit of fun? Live Yes! Connect Groups bring together people with arthritis, friends, loved ones, and caregivers for fun social and informative educational events and activities focused on mutual support and positive coping strategies for living well.
Through your local Live Yes! Connect Group, you can gain the knowledge and resilience to be an empowered patient — who doesn’t just survive life with arthritis, but also THRIVES.
Walk to Cure Arthritis
Join Walk to Cure Arthritis, our flagship fundraising event that celebrates Arthritis Warriors everywhere. Raise funds for research, resources and a cure. Walk Proud. Live Yes!Learn More
This annual event brings together a multitude of kids, teens, young adults and their families affected by JA. Learn about arthritis and make lasting connections while having fun with the whole family.Learn More
You want to raise funds for arthritis research and resources or honor an Arthritis Warrior in your life. Whatever your passion, help STOP ARTHRITIS from getting in the way of life’s simple pleasures.Learn More
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North Carolina Advocacy
Advocates for The Arthritis Foundation are made up of thousands of people, just like you, who care about making a difference in the lives of people with arthritis. Help break down barriers to care for patients in our state by raising awareness through advocacy.
Local Juvenile Arthritis
Fun-loving Colton went from perfect health to living with painfully swollen joints, nightly fevers and intermittent disability. He was unable to use stairs or climb into the car unassisted.Read about Colton
Gianna’s family was relieved to find a doctor they all love, but between the distance, never-ending traffic and juggling schedules, getting to and from appointments has been challenging.Read about Gianna
Kathryn experienced bouts of depression after her RA diagnosis. Her family taught her that there is good that comes from everything. But, when you are in pain every day, it takes its toll.Read about Kathryn
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