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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

Jingle Bell Run Walk - Pacific Grove

Jingle Bell Run Walk - Pacific Grove


Make the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis® your holiday tradition and celebrate the season by giving. Wear a holiday themed costume, tie jingle bells to your shoelaces, and raise funds to fight arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability.

Juvenile Arthritis Family Day

Juvenile Arthritis Family Day


You don't want to miss JA Family Day! Learn more about managing juvenile arthritis while connecting with families who have similar concerns.

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!

Research to Find A Cure

Summer Science Internship Program

The Summer Science Internship Program provides twelve outstanding students with the opportunity to work in leading research and clinical laboratories under the supervision of respected scientists at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Applications are due Friday, February 20, 2015.

Raise Funds for a Cure

Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Berkeley's hope for the future is that "no one ever has to have shots". Berkeley has juvenile arthritis, a chronic auto-immune disease with no known cure. She and her family are participating in the Jingle Bell Run/Walk to raise funds to help find that cure. Join Alice in the fight - wear a holiday themed costume, tie jingle bells to your shoelaces, and raise funds to cure arthritis at the Jingle Bell Run/Walk.

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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Annual Report

Focused on Making the Greatest Difference

We have intensively focused our attention and resources so we can best serve people with arthritis. Read our 2013 Annual Report to learn how together, we can make the greatest difference.