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.

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Upcoming Events

2017 Spring Family Camp

2017 Spring Family Camp

4/7/2017 to 4/9/2017

The Arthritis Foundation partners with The Painted Turtle to host rheumatic disease family weekends and summer camp sessions for kids and teens with juvenile arthritis and other childhood rheumatic diseases.

2017 AOII Strike Out Arthritis

2017 AOII Strike Out Arthritis

4/8/2017

Join AOII at the Los Angeles Angels game on April 8, 2017, as they play Seattle Mariners! Click here for more details.

2017 Champions for a Cure Gala - Los Angeles, CA
2017 Juvenile Arthritis Family Day - San Diego, CA

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Family Day - San Diego, CA

4/22/2017 to 4/22/2017

This great experience is designed specifically for the child with JA, their parents, caregivers, and siblings. The greatest benefit of the event is getting to meet others who are dealing with similar issues, who share some of the same feelings, experiences, and concerns. It’s a place to exchange ideas, give and receive encouragement, make new friends and know you’re not alone.

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Family Day - Orange County-Inland Empire

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Family Day - Orange County-Inland Empire

4/23/2017 to 4/23/2017

This great experience is designed specifically for the child with JA, their parents, caregivers, and siblings. The greatest benefit of the event is getting to meet others who are dealing with similar issues, who share some of the same feelings,

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.