Welcome to Michigan

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 2,378,000 of them live in Michigan. 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 Walk With Ease - Middleville, MI

2019 Walk With Ease - Middleville, MI

7/8/2019 to 8/15/2019

The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program is a exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease.

Class will meet Monday and Wednesday at 10:30 and Thursday at 11:30. Must register by July 1. Call Colleen at 269-948-4856 for more information.

2019 JA Camp Dakota-Lapeer, MI

2019 JA Camp Dakota-Lapeer, MI

7/28/2019 to 12/31/2019

The Arthritis Foundation gives children with arthritis the opportunity to make lifetime memories through camp. The specialty, residential juvenile arthritis summer camps focus on what campers can do, not what they can’t do. Campers are able to learn from others who have similar conditions and experiences. The program is designed to increase campers’ self-esteem by creating opportunities for them to meet personal challenges.

2019 Bone Bash - Grand Rapids, MI
2019 Jingle Bell Run - Detroit, MI

Jingle Bell Run Detroit

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There's still time to donate to the Jingle Bell Run Detroit!

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. Put on your favorite holiday costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. ’Tis the season to live it up and be jolly for a reason! Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk, spread smiles and good cheer … and be a Champion of Yes! 100 percent of your registration fee and fundraising efforts go to this great cause.

Thank you to Genentech for supporting Camp Dakota. We are very grateful!!