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The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. Leading the fight for the arthritis community, the Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for living a full life and making each day another stride towards a cure. Learn more at

News and Announcements

iPeer2Peer Mentorship Program

By: CARRA | September 10, 2016 | Arthritis Foundation Announcements

The Arthritis Foundation is piloting a new peer mentorship program called iPeer2Peer. The goal of this program is to help and support teens with Juvenile Arthritis (JA) and related childhood rheumatic diseases. The iPeer2Peer Program was developed by the iOUCH...

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CARRA at the Arthritis Foundation’s JA Conference in Phoenix

By: CARRA | July 28, 2016 | Arthritis Foundation Announcements

At the Arthritis Foundation’s JA Conference in Phoenix, July 14-17, CARRA had an increased presence! While CARRA members have presented at JA conferences for years, this represents the first time CARRA was an official participant, hosting a table with staff and...

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Profile: Ann M. Palmer, President & CEO of the Arthritis Foundation

By: CARRA | May 4, 2016 | Arthritis Foundation Announcements

Ann joined the Arthritis Foundation in 2013, with more than 30 years of successful nonprofit experience at three large voluntary health organizations: the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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2016 National JA Conference

By: CARRA | May 1, 2016 | Arthritis Foundation Announcements

The Arthritis Foundation’s annual Juvenile Arthritis Conference is where kids, teens, young adults and their families come together from across the world to get better informed about juvenile arthritis and other childhood rheumatic diseases. Attendees are given the...

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Local Leadership Board

By: CARRA | April 1, 2016 | Arthritis Foundation Announcements

In communities nationwide, the Arthritis Foundation is working with local volunteers to build Leadership Boards to achieve our goals in fundraising, volunteer engagement, advocacy, juvenile arthritis and other pediatric rheumatic diseases, and help and support. Local...

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Arthritis Foundation Names New Regional Vice Presidents

By: CARRA | March 14, 2016 | Arthritis Foundation Announcements

As the Arthritis Foundation evolves, the focus will be on strengthening local markets. The new regional vice presidents will attend the CARRA annual meeting. Please try to meet your regional VP and share your thoughts on local engagement and national research agendas.

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Local Connections

By: CARRA | March 1, 2016 | Arthritis Foundation Announcements

The Arthritis Foundation has camps and family events across the country that provide kids and teens and their families the opportunity to network, learn and play with others in their local community. Family Events provide more than 100 events throughout the country...

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