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

2019 Walk With Ease-Sacramento, CA

2019 Walk With Ease-Sacramento, CA

4/1/2019 to 8/16/2019

The Arthritis Foundatin's Walk with Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Comprehensive studies demonstrate that Walk With Ease reduces pain, increases balance and strength, and improves your overall health.

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Fee Per Session: $10.00/Member, $15 Non-Member
For more information contact 916.842.3300 or email customerservice@crpd.com

2019 Taste of the Town - Santa Barbara

2019 Taste of the Town - Santa Barbara

9/6/2019 to 9/8/2019

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.

2019 Taste of Brunch-San Diego, CA

2019 Taste of Brunch-San Diego, CA

9/7/2019 to 9/7/2019

Join family and friends at the Taste of Brunch event in support of the Arthritis Foundation. Enjoy a Taste of Brunch featuring chefs, restaurants, mixologists, music, auction, and more.

2019 JA Camp Esperanza Teen Leadership Camp - Fawnskin, CA

2019 JA Camp Esperanza Teen Leadership Camp - Fawnskin, CA

9/13/2019 to 9/15/2019

The California Teen Retreat provides a safe and secure weekend retreat experience for teens ages 14-17 (in high school) with juvenile arthritis and childhood rheumatic diseases. Teens gain a greater understanding of juvenile arthritis, connect with others, increase independence and self-confidence and discover new skills and interests! For questions please contact Amanda Casalegno at acasalegno@arthritis.org or 206-413-6690. Dates to be announced.

2019 Kids Get Arthritis Too! Golf Tournament - Sacramento, CA


Please join the Arthritis Foundation for the 11th annual Kid’s Get Arthritis Too Golf Tournament on Friday, September 13th, 2019. Enjoy a great day of golf knowing your generosity and support will fund critical research, education and advocacy initiatives to improve quality of life for over 300,000 children living in pain from this debilitating disease.,Br> Be the first to play at our new 18 hole course at Timber Creek Golf Course in Roseville, CA. Don’t miss out on the fun and excitement—this event has sold out every year! so don’t delay! Register to golf as an individual or foursome today! Sponsorship opportunities are available as well.

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.