Welcome to California

The seven California offices of the Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region are working to improve the lives of more than 5 million people across our state to help reduce the unacceptable pain, disability and other burdens of arthritis and related diseases.

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Upcoming Events

Sessions 1 at the Painted Turtle

Sessions 1 at the Painted Turtle

6/28/2016 to 7/3/2016

Campers take part in activities designed to help them increase self-confidence, improve arthritis self-management.

Session 2 at the Painted Turtle

Session 2 at the Painted Turtle

7/24/2016 to 7/29/2016

Develop leadership and communication skills all while making new friends who share similar challenges.

California Coast Classic Bike Tour

California Coast Classic Bike Tour

9/24/2016 to 10/1/2016

The California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour is a scenic bike ride offering a fabulous 8-day, 525 mile tour from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The tour is a full-service ride which provides the framework for one of the most incredible experiences of a lifetime. Offering something for both the beginner and the experienced rider, each cyclist will enjoy one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world as they meander alongside famous wineries, majestic lighthouses and quiet beaches.

2016 Jingle Bell Run - Thousand Oaks, CA

2016 Jingle Bell Run - Thousand Oaks, CA


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.