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There are more than 52 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,989,000 of them live in North Carolina. 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 Program

2019 Walk With Ease Program

The Arthritis Foundation’s program that is proven to reduce the pain of arthritis and improve your overall health.

No matter if you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active, the Arthritis Foundation’s six week Walk With Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Click here for more information!

2019 JA Day - Raleigh

2019 JA Day - Raleigh

7/13/2019

Arthritis Foundation JA days provide 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.

2019 Live Yes! RA - Charlotte

2019 Live Yes! RA - Charlotte

8/1/2019

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!

2019 JA Day - Charlotte

2019 JA Day - Charlotte

9/7/2019

Arthritis Foundation JA days provide 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.

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Raleigh

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Raleigh

12/7/2019

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.