Dance Party for Juvenile Arthritis 

Show Us Your Moves!

Juvenile Arthritis and other pediatric rheumatic diseases affect nearly 300,000 kids and teens in the United States. 

Get the party started and "Show Us Your Moves" by creating an inspirational cheer, sing an inspiration song lyric, dance like no one is watching, create a shuffle challenge, compose a motivational beat and so much more! Whatever you choose, have fun and ask your family and friends to join you!

How-To Show Us Your Moves!

  1. Create a 30 second video and show us your moves!
    • For example: show us a creative cheer, a snippet of a dance routine, 
      ​sing or lip sync a song lyric, dance like no one is watching, create your own shuffle challenge, compose a motivational beat and so much more!
    • Need some help before hitting the dance floor? 
  2. Add a short description & share why you’ve chosen to create awareness for the Arthritis community.
    • Follow & Tag us at @arthritisfoundation
    • Add any of these hashtags: #kidsgetarthritistoo #StrongerthanJA  
      #ConqueringArthritis #WeLiveYes
  3. Shout-out your call to action (samples below) or create your own! 
    • Let’s get this party started!
    • Will you join my Dance Party for JA? 
    • Will you Rock the Walk with me?

Don't forget to include a link to your fundraising page if participating in a Walk to Cure Arthritis event, plan on organizing ​your own Dance Party for JA activity or want to add a Facebook Fundraiser (click "raise money" in blue to start a Facebook Fundraiser) to your awareness post. 

4. Post, Share, Like, Follow and Connect with other JA warriors!

Sample Awareness Posts:

  • Juvenile Arthritis and other pediatric rheumatic diseases affect nearly 300,000 kids and teens in the United States. Show me your moves and join me in creating awareness for Juvenile Arthritis.
  • Join me in creating awareness for Juvenile Arthritis by  ________ and show me your moves by _______ (posting in the comments, joining my team, making a donation)! Include a link to your fundraising page if participating in a Walk to Cure Arthritis event or organizing your own Dance Party for JA activity.
  • I’m _______ (dancing, singing, cheering) to create awareness for Juvenile Arthritis, which affects 300,000 kids and teens in the United States. Show me your moves and let's work together to help those impacted by this invisible disease.
  • In 2022, the Arthritis Foundation awarded $100,000 in college scholarships to deserving students who live with arthritis or a related rheumatic disease and who have made an impact on the arthritis community.
  • There are more than 100 types of arthritis but no cure. Your donation will make an impact through research for better treatments and ultimately a cure for this debilitating disease.
  • The Arthritis Foundation helps the nearly 300,000 kids and teens diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis and their families through educational opportunities, Family Summit, camp scholarships, JA Power Packs and so much more. Check out how they are making a difference for Juvenile Arthritis warriors HERE.
  • Every donation to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the country live their best lives. Whether it supports cutting-edge research, access to community and one-on-one support, resources, and tools for daily living and more, donations change lives.

Additional Juvenile Arthritis Camp and Family Summit sample posts can be found at

Can I Create Awareness & Fundraise? Yes!

Dance Party for Juvenile Arthritis

Dance Party for Juvenile Arthritis connects people of all ages, dance skills, and musical talents to come together and show us their moves to conquer arthritis. Whether you enjoy karaoke with family and friends, dancing at a silent disco, participating in a dance-off competition, or showcasing your talents at a recital; you choose your beat and hit the dance floor your way - anywhere, anytime.

Whatever your idea, choose one that's meaningful to you and we will provide the tools and support to bring your idea to life and make a difference.

Walk to Cure Arthritis

Join the movement and make an impact by honoring those who rock your world. Through the Foundation’s signature walk event, arthritis warriors and their loved ones can register as an individual or form a team to make a move and Rock the Walk in their community.

Social Media

Seamlessly connect your awareness message and activity to your social media accounts by creating a Facebook Fundraiser, adding a donate button to your post/story, adding fundraising stickers and/or utilizing filters on TikTok and Instagram for a little extra flair and fun!

Instagram – Using Filters, Effects & Stickers
More on Getting Started & FAQs

  1. Open Instagram and Swipe Right.
  2. On the bottom swipe right to see the different types of filters and effects. Swipe all the way to the right to find the Browse Effects option and click!
    • Tag us at @arthritisfoundation
    • Add hashtags #kidsgetarthritistoo  #StrongerthanJA  #DancePartyJA

Instagram – Fundraise through Stickers
Fundraise through Instagram Stories by using the Link sticker to add a URL link to your Instagram story. When you tap on the sticker, you will be redirected to your fundraising page. To add a Link sticker:

  • Capture or upload content to your story
  • Select the sticker tool from the top navigation bar
  • Tap the “Link” sticker to add your desired link and tap “Done”
  • Place the sticker on your story and tap on the sticker to see color variations.
  • Go Live on Instagram
  • Tap in the top left of “Feed” or swipe right from anywhere in Feed.
  • Scroll to Live at the bottom of the screen, then tap.

TikTok - Creating Video Effects
More on Getting Started & FAQs

To shoot with an effect:

  1. Tap Effects, located left of the red recording button in the camera screen.
  2. View the various categories and tap on an effect.
  3. Preview the effects and make a selection.
  4. Tap on the recording screen and begin creating your video!
  • Tag us at @arthritisfoundation
  • Add hashtags #kidsgetarthritistoo  #StrongerthanJA  #DancePartyJA  #ConqueringArthritis  #JuvenileArthritis 

Facebook- Creating Video Effects, a Facebook Fundraiser & Donate Button
More on Getting Started & FAQs -  More on Adding a Donation Button - More on Creating a Facebook Fundraiser

To upload a video:

  1. Click What's on your mind, [Name]? at the top of your Feed.
  2. Click Add Photos/Videos, then select the video you want to post.
  3. Add text, share why you’ve taken the challenge to Show Us Your Moves!
    • Tag us at @arthritisfoundation
    • Add hashtags #kidsgetarthritistoo  #StrongerthanJA  #DancePartyJA  #ConqueringArthritis  #JuvenileArthritis 
  4. Select your audience, then click Post.


Please contact our Community Events team at [email protected] 
To brainstorm and network with other Arthritis Foundation supporters join the Foundation's DIY Facebook Group.

Get The Word Out