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 JA Symposium - Kansas City, MO

2018 JA Symposium - Kansas City, MO

2/24/2018

Please join us for this FREE Juvenile Arthritis Symposium and Walk to Cure Arthritis Kickoff! Dr. Jamie Holland with Children's Mercy Hospital will conduct a brief seminar on topics important to families of children with juvenile arthritis and will also answer your questions. The second half of the program will introduce you to the Walk to Cure Arthritis.

2018 JA Day - Marion, IL

2018 JA Day - Marion, IL

3/24/2018

Arthritis Foundation Juvenile Arthritis Day provides a safe and secure experience for families of children and teens with juvenile arthritis and childhood rheumatic diseases. Families and kids gain a greater understanding of juvenile arthritis, connect with others, increase independence and self-confidence and discover new skills and interests. Prepare for a day of education, followed by swimming and networking with juvenile arthritis families from the Southern Illinois area.

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Kansas City, KS

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Kansas City, KS

5/5/2018

Our Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis gathering in the world, celebrating our warriors, raising funds for research, resources and a cure. Whether you’re an arthritis warrior yourself or care about someone who is, sign up and WALK to CURE Arthritis.

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - St. Louis, MO

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - St. Louis, MO

5/18/2018

Our Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis gathering in the world, celebrating our warriors, raising funds for research, resources and a cure. Whether you’re an arthritis warrior yourself or care about someone who is, sign up and WALK to CURE Arthritis.

2018 Camp Joint Adventures - Lawson, MO

2018 Camp Joint Adventures - Lawson, MO

6/4/2018 to 6/7/2018

The Arthritis Foundation's JA camps give kids with arthritis the chance to make lasting memories. Camps feature traditional summer camping activities, such as campfires, singing and storytelling, arts and crafts, swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, nature hikes, rock climbing, zip lines and more. Resident Camp: Ages 7 to 15, Jr. Counselors: Ages 16 to 17. For more information contact Brooke Hilst at bhilst@arthritis.org.

Living Your Yes With RA

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Join us for Living Your Yes With RA, a personalized goal-setting event brought to you by the Arthritis Foundation. This free forum gives you the opportunity to learn ways that can help you say Yes more than No, despite the challenges of living with rheumatoid arthritis. You’ll get expert advice from a local rheumatologist PLUS guidance on setting goals that can help you live life to its fullest. Let us help you manage your RA, as well as communicate effectively with your own doctor.