Reason for the Event
Your contribution to the 2015
Wine & Dine goes directly toward the Arthritis Foundation’s mission to improve lives through leadership in the prevention,
control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases. In Ohio alone, there are more than 2.6 million people with
arthritis (that's one out of every three), and over 11,500 children with
arthritis throughout the state of Ohio. The mission of the Arthritis
Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control
and cure of arthritis and related diseases.
The Arthritis Foundation,
founded in 1948, is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports
the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. Our Ohio
markets are part of the Great Lakes Region comprised of Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, and Central and Western
Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
The Arthritis Foundation is the largest private, not-for-profit contributor to
arthritis research in the world, funding more than $380 million in research
grants since 1948.
The foundation helps people take control of arthritis by providing public
health education; pursuing public policy and legislation; and conducting
evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with
The Arthritis Foundation offers information and tools to help people live a
better life with arthritis. Whether it’s advice from medical experts to
specialized arthritis self-management or exercise classes, the Arthritis
Foundation has your solution.
Please visit www.arthritis.org to learn more.