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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.

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Upcoming Events

2017 Walk With Ease - Sacramento, CA

2017 Walk With Ease - Sacramento, CA

4/3/2017 to 8/4/2017

The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program is a exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease.

Session 1 April 3 - May 12, 2017
M/W/FRI 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Session 2
May 15 - June 23, 2017
M/W/FRI 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m

Session 3
June 26 - August 4, 2017
M/W/FRI 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m

2017 Camp Esperanza Teen Leadership Camp
2017 Walk With Ease - Santa Monica, CA

2017 Walk With Ease - Santa Monica, CA

7/18/2017 to 8/17/2017

No matter if you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active, the Arthritis Foundation’s six week Walk With Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Click here for more details!
July 18 - August 17, 2017
T/WD/TH 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 a.m.

California Coast Classic Bike Tour

California Coast Classic Bike Tour

9/9/2017 to 9/16/2017

The Arthritis Foundation's California Coast Classic Bike Tour is a scenic bike ride that takes place over 8 days and covers 525 miles along the coast on Highway 1. The Tour starts in the heart of San Francisco and ends on the iconic strand of Los Angeles. The "CCC", as it is affectionately known, is a full-service ride which provides the framework for one of the most incredible experiences of a lifetime. We welcome beginners to experienced cyclists to enjoy the coastline's famous wineries, lighthouses and beaches.

2017 Taste of the Town - Santa Barbara, CA

2017 Taste of the Town - Santa Barbara, CA


The ultimate epicurean adventure in Santa Barbara benefiting the Arthritis Foundation! Enjoy an afternoon at Santa Barbara’s original tasting event featuring the area’s finest wineries, breweries, restaurants and caterers.

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.