Welcome to South Dakota

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 160,000 of them live in South Dakota. 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-Brookings, SD

2019 Walk with Ease-Brookings, SD

1/28/2019 to 3/8/2019

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.

First Lutheran Church
337 8th Street | Brookings, SD 57006

Participants will meet each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST. Sessions include a brief education discussion, warm-up and cool-down exercises, and a 10-35 minute walk at your own pace. You can also do the activities and exercises on your own using the class materials. If you use a device like a cane or a walker to help you get around, you can still participate in the program.

Register online: https://extension.sdstate.edu/event/walk-ease. Cost is $20/per person for six weeks.

2019 Art for Arthritis - Sioux Falls, SD

2019 Art for Arthritis - Sioux Falls, SD


The Art for Arthritis gala is a one-of a kind event, bringing together local artists and children who have juvenile arthritis. Register today for this unique night, featuring a live and silent auction.

2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis-Rapid City, SD
2019 Camp Cambria Mini Camp - Maple Lake, MN

2019 Camp Cambria Mini Camp - Maple Lake, MN


A day-long mini-camp for children ages 4-7 and their parent. Our mission is to provide a secure environment for children with arthritis to meet other kids and share opportunities to learn, engage in social activities and build mutual support and encouragement.