Arthritis Foundation Partnership

The Arthritis Foundation has been a steadfast supporter of CARRA since its inception and is our premier partner in support of our research to improve outcomes for children with rheumatic diseases.

Please visit their website for more information!


Make a better tomorrow possible in just 10 minutes today

By sharing your experience, you’re showing decision-makers the realities of living with juvenile arthritis, paving the way for new possibilities. Your responses inform the Arthritis Foundation strategy to break down barriers to care, inform research and create resources that may make a difference for your child and family. Participate in Research Now: arthritis.org/jainsights

National Juvenile Arthritis Conference

SAVE THE DATE for the 2021 JA Conference, July 22-25, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Please note,  while we are currently planning on a combination of face to face and virtual conference programming, the health and safety of our JA Community will always be our top priority. We will continue to monitor the situation with Coronavirus, adjust planning accordingly and keep you posted along the way of any changes. 

Check back for additional conference details in January 2021.



Arthritis Foundation College Scholarship

The Arthritis Foundation is proud to offer a college scholarship opportunity. The Arthritis Champions Scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students with arthritis or a related rheumatic disease who impact the arthritis community, serving as positive role models and leaders; and live their best life, empowering others to do the same. Application opens in January 2021.



Live Yes! Connect Groups

Arthritis Foundation Live Yes! Connect Groups provide support for parents with children living with juvenile arthritis and other childhood rheumatic disease! These groups are part of an expanding range of Arthritis Foundation resources that provides personalized help & support to parents who have a child/teen with a childhood rheumatic disease.



JA Power Packs

The Arthritis Foundation’s JA Power Pack is a toolkit with useful information and tools to assist newly-diagnosed children and teens, as well as their parents. These resources were designed to give your patients and their families the power to make living with JA easier. Knowing what to expect and how to deal with it is the key to better living with JA. Please encourage your patients and families you serve to order a JA Power Pack in one of the following ways:


Connect on Campus

Connect on Campus is an Arthritis Foundation program in partnership with Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII) to connect college students with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases to resources and support through the Live Yes! Arthritis Network. This Network guides teens and young adults, like you, to connection opportunities both online and in-person* (*when it is safe to do so!) and to tools and resources assisting you as you navigate college life while managing your arthritis.

The Connect on Campus Care Pack is available to college students who have arthritis and related diseases. Please encourage your patients in college you serve to order a Care Pack in one of the following ways:


Champion of Yes

The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We exist to conquer arthritis and other childhood rheumatic diseases. We’ve been meeting the unique and urgent needs of families for more than  years. Working closely with such great research partners as the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), we’re investing millions of dollars in outreach and collaborative research that advances prevention, care and a cure for kids and teens with rheumatic diseases. Our tools and resources help more children say yes to making life better.