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 World Arthritis Day Lunch and Learn - Seattle, WA

2019 World Arthritis Day Lunch and Learn - Seattle, WA

10/11/2019

Join us for a free lunch and learn to hear from two Seattle-area experts about the latest in arthritis research and treatment. This is a FREE event. You must submit a registration for each person attending.

2019 Live Yes! RA - Bellingham, WA

2019 Live Yes! RA - Bellingham, WA

10/17/2019

This free event is an opportunity unlike any other you’ve had – you’ll receive expert guidance from a local rheumatologist and learn to set and track your own health goals, communicate more effectively with your doctor and other tips and tricks on how to live better with your RA. You will leave armed with the tools, education and support to start saying Yes more than No!

2019 Live Yes! RA - Seattle, WA

2019 Live Yes! RA - Seattle, WA

10/24/2019

This free event is an opportunity unlike any other you’ve had – you’ll receive expert guidance from a local rheumatologist and learn to set and track your own health goals, communicate more effectively with your doctor and other tips and tricks on how to live better with your RA. You will leave armed with the tools, education and support to start saying Yes more than No!

2019 Bone Bash - Seattle, WA

2019 Bone Bash - Seattle, WA

11/2/2019

The Arthritis Foundation's signature Bone Bash Costume Gala raises awareness about the prevalence and seriousness of arthritis. All funds raised support our mission of conquering the disease and help more than 50 million Americans, including 1,364,000 adults and 6,100 children in Washington, say Yes to a better life.

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.

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.