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The Arthritis Foundation, Great West Region, Northern California offices provide information, events, advocacy and research funding for the 1.1 million individuals in Northern California who struggle daily with arthritis.

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Upcoming Events

California Advocacy Summit

California Advocacy Summit

4/20/2015 to 4/21/2015

Join advocates from across the state at the California Advocacy Summit and bring attention to the needs of people with arthritis. The Summit will include a capitol tour, advocacy and issue training, and networking opportunities. Register by April 3, 2015.

Knowles Lecture

Knowles Lecture


The Knowles Lecture features preeminent clinicians and investigators addressing leading issues in the care and treatment of arthritis and related diseases.

Walk to Cure Arthritis - Livermore, CA

Walk to Cure Arthritis - Livermore, CA


Lace up your walking shoes to make a difference! The Walk to Cure Arthritis raises funds to find a cure for arthritis. The event features a three-mile and one-mile course, with arthritis information and activities for the entire family. Your donation helps fund research that provides better treatments today and promises a cure for tomorrow. Every step counts, every dollar matters!

Ride for a Cure

Marin Headlands Arthritis Bike Classic

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Enjoy a fully supported cycling adventure along the scenic coast of the Marin Headlands and raise funds to cure arthritis.

Add Your Voice to Our Work on Capitol Hill

We Will Deliver Your Letter

Will you take a few moments to share with your member of Congress what life with arthritis is like, and urge them to join the Arthritis Caucus? If received by March 12, we will hand-deliver your letters to your legislators while in DC. A draft letter can be accessed here. After March 12, send your letters to jlindsay@arthritis.org.

Get in Touch

657 Mission Street, Suite 603
San Francisco, California 94105-4120
415-356-1230 Phone
415-356-1240 Fax
888-391-9389 Toll-Free
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Walk With Ease
Mobile App

Tracking Your Steps Just Got Easier

The FREE Walk With Ease mobile app is now available for iPhone, iPad and Android. The user-friendly mobile app allows you to track walking, set goals and link to Fitbit. Download today in the Apple iTunes store or in Google Play.