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 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Spokane, WA

2019 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Spokane, WA


Join us at South Perry Yoga Studio in Spokane on June 1 at 2:00 p.m. for a fun JA Family Day! RSVP is required and can be sent to Kelsey Stefanik-Guizlo at kstefanikguizlo@arthritis.org.

2019 Professional Education Seminar 2 - Seattle, WA

2019 Professional Education Seminar 2 - Seattle, WA


Please join us for a professional education seminar with Dr. Jane Buckner who will be presenting. This event is open to rheumatologists, medical providers, and industry professionals. Registration is required and space is limited.

2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Vancouver, WA

2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Vancouver, WA


The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis is where we become ONE, rising up to fight this life-altering disease even harder. Where we join hand in hand to celebrate arthritis warriors and raise crucial funds for innovative research, resources and a cure.

2019 Freedom of Movement Gala & Golf Classic - Bellingham, WA

2019 Freedom of Movement Gala & Golf Classic - Bellingham, WA


Join us for the Freedom of Movement Gala, following the morning Golf Classic. Enjoy a day of golf and and an evening of great food and wine, all while helping raise funds to cure arthritis.

2019 KAT-FISH Camp - Stanwood, WA

2019 KAT-FISH Camp - Stanwood, WA

7/26/2019 to 7/28/2019

Arthritis Foundation camps provide a safe and secure camping experience for children and teens with juvenile arthritis and childhood rheumatic diseases. Your family will have the opportunity to meet, share strategies and form friendships with other families and have access to a variety of health professionals who will be available to answer questions and talk more about living with arthritis. KAT-FISH Camp is a family camp open to kids with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases—ages 2 months to 18 years—and their immediate family members, including parents and siblings! For questions please contact Kelsey Stefanik-Guizlo at kstefanikguizlo@arthritis.org or 206-413-6690.

Join the Fight


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

The Polyclinic is proud to partner with the Arthritis Foundation on World Arthritis Day, 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.