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Three Days Lost and 1,000 Miles to See a Doctor

It’s 500 miles door to door. Sixteen hours of driving time roundtrip, sometimes in treacherous conditions. Three days lost … at least twice every year.

That’s what Mason Merager and his mom have experienced over the past decade, just so they could see a specialist trained to treat childhood arthritis. They’ve had to plan their trips to coincide with summer school breaks and end-of-year holidays. Without financial support, they would have had to sacrifice Mason’s health because of the overwhelming costs.

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Thank You Giving Tuesday

Thank you for Supporting Us & Carson On Giving Tuesday!

Thanks to all of you, we received over $190,000 in donations on Giving Tuesday! To say we were overwhelmed by the generosity of our community would be an understatement. Thank you from all of us at the Arthritis Foundation for your support, your generosity and your commitment – to helping advance our mission and supporting the estimated 300,000 children like Carson living with juvenile arthritis.

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Giving Tuesday Carson Rose

Time Is Running Out – Help Carson Say Yes to Today on #GivingTuesday

There’s still time to help Carson! Today is the day – it’s time to join the fight against arthritis by participating in #GivingTuesday! We’ve currently raised over $125,000, but we need your help to reach our goal of $150,000.

So many have already given, spread the word and shown their support. But we’re counting on you to help us make a difference in the lives of kids like Carson, who struggle with saying No to coloring, attending daycare and even spending time with friends. Continue reading Time Is Running Out – Help Carson Say Yes to Today on #GivingTuesday