Welcome to Washington

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,365,000 of them live in Washington. 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.

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Upcoming Events

2019 Post-ACR Review Dinner - Seattle, WA

2019 Post-ACR Review Dinner - Seattle, WA

12/4/2019

The Post-ACR Review dinner has been a long tradition in the Seattle area for medical professionals. The program will bring back highlights of the ACR/ARHP annual meeting and foster vibrant discussion amongst members of the rheumatology community.

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Inland Northwest, WA

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Inland Northwest, WA

12/7/2019

The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity. It’s where you can strut your stuff in your favorite holiday costume and FEEL GOOD about DOING GOOD.

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Port Orchard, WA

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Port Orchard, WA

12/7/2019

The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity. It’s where you can strut your stuff in your favorite holiday costume and FEEL GOOD about DOING GOOD.

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Seattle, WA

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Seattle, WA

12/8/2019

The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity. It’s where you can strut your stuff in your favorite holiday costume and FEEL GOOD about DOING GOOD.

2019 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Seattle, WA

2019 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Seattle, WA

12/8/2019

The JA Cocoa Party is a social event for children and teens with rheumatic conditions and their families. Space is limited, so please be sure to register all attendees for this fun and free event! Any child under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Join the Fight

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

The best Advocate is someone who knows what it’s like to fight the everyday battles—someone like you. By sharing your personal story of Yes with legislators and lawmakers, you can become part of the solution.

World Arthritis Day

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October 12 is World Arthritis Day

World Arthritis Day is a global initiative established to raise awareness of issues affecting people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Over 50 million Americans have arthritis. It is the number one cause of disability in the United States. Learn more about the latest treatments for joint pain, connecting with a care team, and finding support to help manage arthritis.

Better Living Toolkit

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A Digital Tool to Help You Live Your Best

This powerful resource will help you better understand your disease and take a positive step toward living a life of Yes. Get information, tips and tools that will help you work with doctor to develop the best treatment plan for your unique needs, so you can continue to enjoy the things that are most important to you.