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.
Develop leadership and communication skills all while making new friends who share similar challenges.
Enjoy an afternoon at Santa Barbara’s original tasting event featuring the area’s finest wineries, breweries, restaurants and caterers. This year we are celebrating the 35th Anniversary - mark your calendars today!
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.
The Arthritis Foundation gala has raised over $10 million to support research, advocacy and mission delivery. Our goal in 2016 is to raise $1,000,000. With over 500 guest in attendance, the Champions for a Cure gala promises to be a fabulous evening!
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.