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 Fall Session - Brookings, SD

2019 Walk with Ease Fall Session - Brookings, SD

9/4/2019 to 10/16/2019

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 Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. 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-program-brookings-0

2019 Walk with Ease Winter Session - Brookings, SD

2019 Walk with Ease Winter Session - Brookings, SD

10/21/2019 to 11/27/2019

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 Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. 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 by October 24, 2019. For more information contact Hope Kleine, SDSU Extension Health Education & Food Safety Field Specialist or Nikki Prosch, SDSU Extension Health & Physical Activity Field Specialist.

Register online: https://extension.sdstate.edu/event/walk-ease-program-brookings-0

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Sioux Fall, SD

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Sioux Fall, SD

11/30/2019

Be part of the largest holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere - and join the movement to conquer arthritis!

2020 Art for Arthritis - Sioux Falls, SD

2020 Art for Arthritis - Sioux Falls, SD

4/24/2020

Art for Arthritis attendees will look forward to an evening of hors d'oeuvres, a delicious dinner and delectable dessert, cash bar, diamond raffle, and of course some beautiful original artwork available for purchase. There will be an exciting live auction featuring the artwork of the children and artists have created together and the work of a special feature artist.