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

2018 National JA Conference - Seattle (Bellevue)

2018 National JA Conference - Seattle (Bellevue)

6/28/2018 to 7/1/2018

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 Freedom of Movement Gala & Golf Classic - Bellingham, WA

2018 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.

2018 Teen Retreat - Mt. Vernon, WA

2018 Teen Retreat - Mt. Vernon, WA

9/28/2018 to 9/30/2018

Arthritis Foundation teen retreats provide a safe and secure experience for teens with juvenile arthritis and childhood rheumatic diseases. Teens gain a greater understanding of juvenile arthritis, connect with others, increase independence and self-confidence and discover new skills and interests. Our Teen Retreats are medically supervised- healthcare professionals are on site to tend to your teen's needs. Teen Retreat is open to teens with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases, ages 14-18. Official registration is required. Register at www.arthritis.org/jacamps. Contact Winnie Monohan with questions: wmonohan@arthritis.org or 206.413.6690.

2018 Bone Bash - Seattle, WA

2018 Bone Bash - Seattle, WA


The 10th annual Arthritis Foundation Bone Bash Dinner and Auction is one of the hottest Halloween events in town! Join us for an evening featuring a frighteningly fabulous dinner, spooky spirits, bone rattling tunes, a competitive costume contest and jaw-dropping silent and live auction items.

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Inland Northwest, WA

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Inland Northwest, WA


The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability.

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.

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.

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