Welcome to Michigan

The Michigan offices of the Arthritis Foundation are working to improve the lives of the 2.3 million people across our state who struggle every day with this serious health epidemic.

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Upcoming Events

Camp RU- Arthritis Kids Camp

Camp RU- Arthritis Kids Camp

8/10/2015 to 8/14/2015

For children ages 8-15 living with arthritis.

Arthritis Expo - Troy


Arthritis Expo is a half day educational program that empowers people with information and tools to help them better control their arthritis, reduce pain and improve their quality-of-life. This half-day program features interactive workshops and hands-on demonstrations that are facilitated by local health care experts including orthopedic surgeons, rheumatologists, physical therapists, and dietitians. The program is free to attend, open to the public and includes a continental breakfast and vendor exhibits.

2015 Camp Dakota

July 26-31
3409 N Five Lakes Rd
Lapeer, MI 48446

Camp Dakota is a special camp where children with juvenile arthritis can come to have fun, make new friends and learn more about their disease.  The Arthritis Foundation and Bear Lake camp staff organize activities that will help campers build self-esteem, confidence, independence and lasting friendships.

A place, attitude, and adventure for children with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases. Click here to request a camp  application.

2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis

The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. With your donation, we change lives by helping people gain access to the critical medications necessary to live full, healthy lives and funding research that provides better treatments today and promises a cure for tomorrow.

Detroit Walk to Cure Arthritis

Downriver Walk to Cure Arthritis

Grand Rapids Walk to Cure Arthritis

Traverse City Walk to Cure Arthritis 

Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis! Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others!