Welcome to California
There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 5,953,000 of them live in California. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.
The Arthritis Foundation's Teen Retreat provides teens, ages 14-18 and in high school, an opportunity to learn more about arthritis, practice taking an active role in their health care under the supervision of medical staff, and connect with other teenagers with rheumatic disease during a fun weekend adventure!
Registration is $100 per teen.
Scholarships are available.
Register your teen to attend at http://tinyurl.com/CATeenRetreat
An Arthritis Foundation Free Patient Education Lecture
Juvenile Arthritis Family Days are fun-filled days for the whole family! Kids and teens enjoy activities and games with their peers.
Join us for Living Your Yes With RA, a personalized goal-setting event brought to you by the Arthritis Foundation. This free forum gives you the opportunity to learn ways that can help you say Yes more than No, despite the challenges of living with rheumatoid arthritis. You’ll get expert advice from a local rheumatologist PLUS guidance on setting goals that can help you live life to its fullest. Let us help you manage your RA, as well as communicate effectively with your own doctor.
The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get out, get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. In communities nationwide, this annual event brings together people from all walks of life to shout “Yes, we will live life to its fullest while searching for a cure!” As a Champion of Yes, kick off your holidays by helping conquer arthritis once and for all!
Walk to Cure Arthritis
The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. Come join us at our events across California in Los Angeles, Orange County, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Sacramento and San Diego!
Faces of Arthritis
Striking one in every five adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is the nation's leading cause of disability. The Arthritis Foundation is committed to raising awareness and reducing the impact of this serious, painful and unacceptable disease, which can rob people of living life to its fullest.
We're a 4-Star Charity!
Charity Navigator, America’s premier charity evaluator, awarded the Arthritis Foundation – Pacific Region a 4-star rating, which is the highest rating a nonprofit organization can receive for its sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
As a coveted 4-star organization, the Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region belongs to the top quarter of all charities in America. Its rating indicates that it is a well-governed, fiscally responsible organization worthy of the public’s trust.