Welcome to Metropolitan Washington

There are more than 52 million Americans with Arthritis - 104,000 of them live in Washington D.C. 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 Living Your Yes with RA - Bethesda, MD

2018 Living Your Yes with RA - Bethesda, MD

8/23/2018

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 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Loudoun County, VA
2018 Taste of the Town - Baltimore, MD

2018 Taste of the Town - Baltimore, MD

10/4/2018

A signature dish and beverage tasting event to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. Guests will enjoy tasting signature dishes and beverages from Baltimore’s popular restaurants, caterers, wineries, breweries, etc. Join us for an evening of tasting, an exciting auction, and entertainment.

The Arthritis Foundation will honor individuals in the community who are making a difference in the lives of people living with arthritis, and the event will raise funds to support the mission of the Arthritis Foundation.

2018 Spin to Stop Arthritis - Metro DC

2018 Spin to Stop Arthritis - Metro DC

10/6/2018

The Arthritis Foundation’s Spin to Stop Arthritis is a fun way to get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Whether you’re new to spin or a pro, you’ll be able to challenge yourself physically while funding valuable research and support for those living with arthritis pain. Spin to Stop Arthritis features a one-hour, high-energy cycling class with a fun post-ride celebration.

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Ellicott City