Welcome to Missouri

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,308,000 of them live in Missouri. 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 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 JA Day - Dittmer, MO

2018 JA Day - Dittmer, MO

10/13/2018

JA Days are a great experience for children with juvenile arthritis (JA), their parents, caregivers and siblings. Join us at the Carondelet Park Rec Complex for a fun filled day!

2018 JA Day - Kansas City, MO

2018 JA Day - Kansas City, MO

10/13/2018

Join the Arthritis Foundation as we host the 2018 JA Fall Fun Day and Jingle Bell Run Kickoff! This event is free but registration is required.

2018 Jingle Bell Run - St. Louis, MO

2018 Jingle Bell Run - St. Louis, MO

11/18/2018

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 - Cape Girardeau, MO

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Cape Girardeau, MO

12/8/2018

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.