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Donate today to fuel life-changing research and programs

1 in 5 people live with arthritis. It can strike anyone – at any age. It shatters dreams and robs mobility, independence, and physical and mental health.

Give a generous gift today and make a difference for the 6 million people in Canada living with the agony of arthritis.

Your donation will drive meaningful change, investing in life-changing research, programs and advocacy efforts that millions count on daily.

Your support helps us fund innovative researchers like Dr. Jean-Philippe St-Pierre at the University of Ottawa. His breakthrough work on delivering medicine to cartilage, a hard-to-reach area, could lead to more effective treatments for the four million people living with osteoarthritis.

Help us build a world where people can better manage their pain, reclaim their lives, and envision a future free from the agony of arthritis.


Innovative research like Dr. St-Pierre’s can make a life-changing difference to people like Carla, who lives with osteoarthritis and is an “arthritis veteran.” Her almost 60-year journey with arthritis includes over 30 surgeries, and she navigates through symptoms that are, in her words, “all over the place.”

“Each day is a new slate,” shares Carla. “Some days are good, some bad. I gauge what and how much I can do depending on the energy I have on a given day. Arthritis requires me to be adaptive in my lifestyle.”

Carla is one of six million people in Canada living with arthritis, and one of four million living with osteoarthritis. Will you help us fuel arthritis breakthroughs that transform health outcomes for people like Carla?

Help end the agony of arthritis with your gift today.

About Arthritis Society Canada

Arthritis Society Canada is dedicated to extinguishing arthritis.

Donor support is critical because without action now, the number of Canadians living with arthritis will soon grow to nine million.

Our donors are heroes. Donations provide essential financial support for initiatives like research that bring us closer to finding better treatments and, ultimately, a cure. We thank each of our everyday heroes, who share our vision of extinguishing arthritis.

Our promise to you: Arthritis Society Canada is committed to honouring your generosity and using your donation in the most effective way. If funds are raised in excess of those needed to support the designated purpose, Arthritis Society Canada acting reasonably may designate the donation towards the highest priority needs of the organization.