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 Champions for a Cure Gala - Los Angeles, CA
2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Central Coast, CA

2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Central Coast, CA

4/29/2017 to 5/7/2017

Saturday, April 29, Santa Barbara City College - West Campus
Saturday, May 13, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo - Dexter Lawn

2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Greater Los Angeles, CA
2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Orange County and Inland Empire, CA
2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Sacramento, CA

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.