Welcome to Virginia

There are more than 52 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,600,000 of them live in Virginia. 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

2017 Walk with Ease - Newport News

2017 Walk with Ease - Newport News

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 to see all of our Walk With Ease class offerings!

2018 National JA Conference - DC

2018 National JA Conference - DC

8/2/2018 to 8/5/2018

The annual National Juvenile Arthritis Conference is the Arthritis Foundation’s signature, nationwide event for families affected by juvenile arthritis. For more than 30 years, we’ve brought together thousands of families – more than 25,000 people – kids, teens, young adults, siblings, parents, caretakers and health care professionals and experts across the country.

This four-day educational conference focuses on health, wellness and fun for families and children affected by JA and related childhood rheumatic diseases. There are educational sessions for parents and caregivers, child and teen-specific programming and activities – even siblings have their own session. The whole family is invited

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Loudoun County, VA
2018 Jingle Bell Run - Metro DC
2018 Jingle Bell Run - Roanoke