Arthritis Foundation Walk

By Arthritis Foundation

JOI is a Proud Sponsor of the Arthritis Foundation Arthritis Walk

Arthritis Walk

The Arthritis Walk is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature fundraising event that
supports public awareness and raises funds to fight arthritis, the nation’s most common
cause of disability. It takes place in hundreds of cities nationwide, typically during Arthritis
Awareness Month in May. Supporters who join the Arthritis Walk become part of the Let’s
Move Together movement, a nationwide campaign led by the Arthritis Foundation that
encourages people to move to prevent or treat arthritis.

A Sense of Urgency

Arthritis is a serious and sometimes deadly disease. Today, one in five adults and nearly
300,000 children suffer from the pain of arthritis. By the year 2030, an estimated 67
million or 25% of the projected total adult population will have arthritis. By participating in
the Arthritis Walk, supporters help raise funds needed to find a cure for arthritis. Best of
all, when they walk in honor of a loved one with arthritis they know they are making a

Join the Movement

Walking just 30 minutes a day – or even 10 minutes three times a day – can ease joint
pain, improve mobility and reduce fatigue often associated with arthritis. It also can
reduce your risk of developing certain forms of arthritis. Companies, community groups
schools, friends and families can join the nationwide movement for better health by
forming Arthritis Walk teams and committing to move daily to prevent or treat arthritis.
Start moving today by visiting

About the Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation is the only nationwide, nonprofit health organization helping
people take greater control of arthritis by leading efforts to prevent, control and cure
arthritis and related diseases. The Arthritis Foundation also provides a large number of
community-based programs and services nationwide to make life with arthritis easier and
less pain.

Arthritis Walk

Image of woman walking on a path.






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