Arthritis Foundation Events

Patient Programs

The assortment of programs the Arthritis Foundation offers aims to help people with arthritis better manage their disease. We want you to feel empowered to control your arthritis and have a way for you to meet others to exchange tips and experiences.

Living Well Events

Arthritis creates a unique set of challenges that require unique solutions. Let our in-person Living Well Events empower you to better manage your condition and live your best life. See if there’s an educational opportunity coming to your area.

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Connect Groups

Live Yes! Connect Groups provide supportive social connections and are inclusive to parents/guardians of children or adults living with all types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. These virtual or in-person gatherings can make a life-changing difference.

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Our expert-led rheumatology webinars provide you with the latest information and advice on living with arthritis. Sign up and tune in live. Or explore our archive of past events. We cover all kinds of topics, so you may find something that applies to you.

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Arthritis Foundation supporters make our mission and everything we do for the arthritis community possible. Through your participation, donations and fundraising efforts for our events, you help fuel our scientific research, the development of educational resources and opportunities for individuals and families to get together for mutual support.

Walk to Cure Arthritis

Register for the Arthritis Foundation’s flagship fundraising event, funding our work to pursue new treatments and a cure for America’s #1 cause of disability. In locations nationwide, Walk to Cure Arthritis events raise donations and awareness for our cause.

Walk This Way

Galas & Gatherings

From black-tie affairs and delicious food tastings to golf outings and signature costume affairs, we’re all committed to the common goal of conquering arthritis. Many events feature live entertainment, silent auctions and games, all to support our mission.

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Jingle Bell Run

Sign up for a Jingle Bell Run event near you. It’s where people from all walks of life come together to champion arthritis research and resources and have holiday fun. Enjoy a timed 5K race with a U.S. Track & Field-certified course. Get your jingle on!

Don’t Miss Out

California Coast Classic

Cycle the California coast, from San Francisco to Los Angeles via scenic Highway 1, to raise funds to support the Arthritis Foundation’s mission. Among waves, woods and wineries, this boutique biking tour is fully supported at your own pace. It’s amazing!

Ride With Us

Auto Show

Come enjoy great cars, great food and great music — all for a great cause! Join car enthusiasts and spectators from across the Midwest to check out 1,000 unique street rods, classic cars and street machines. All in the spirit of conquering arthritis for good.

Get Your Motor Running

Fundraise Your Way

Raise funds for the Arthritis Foundation and do it your way — anywhere, anytime. Organize a kickball tournament, celebrate the arthritis warrior in your life, collect donations for every mile. And more! We’ll help you bring your own fundraiser to life.

Do It Your Way

Exclusive Race Events

The Arthritis Foundation is honored to be a charity partner with some of the country’s biggest marathon races. Whether you live with arthritis or care about someone who is, say Yes to the marathon challenge to help conquer arthritis.

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The Arthritis Foundation’s wide spectrum of get-togethers reminds everyone living with arthritis that they’re not alone. Learn disease management tips, advocate for improved health care or just get to know others who understand the challenges and triumphs.

Pathways Conference

Learn more about the Arthritis Foundation's annual Pathways Conference, where volunteers hear inspiring speakers share their secrets for success. It’s also a chance to explore the latest tools, resources and programs being developed for our community.

Follow the Path

JA Family Summit

Join the Arthritis Foundation’s annual JA Family Summit, where kids, teens, young adults and their families come together to get better informed about juvenile arthritis. Learn more about JA research, treatments and what’s new. The whole family benefits.

Bring Your Family

Advocacy Summit

The Arthritis Foundation’s Advocacy Summit is a powerful opportunity for attendees to meet with their members of Congress on Capitol Hill and share their arthritis story. This helps legislators better understand how they can help people affected by this disease.

Express Yourself

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Get involved with the arthritis community. Tell us a little about yourself and, based on your interests, you’ll receive emails packed with the latest information and resources to live your best life and connect with others.