Welcome to California
The seven California offices of the Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region are working to improve the lives of more than 5 million people across our state to help reduce the unacceptable pain, disability and other burdens of arthritis and related diseases.
Heading into the 34th year, Taste of the Town is the original tasting event in Santa Barbara. Over 1,000 guests attend for an afternoon of wine tasting, great food, and live entertainment. Forty of Santa Barbara's finest restaurants and forty superb wineries donate their delectable tasting specialties to the event - all to benefit the vital work of the Arthritis Foundation.
Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation share a common understanding about the devastating effects of arthritis on the body and the potential for massage therapy to relieve and control certain symptoms. Massage Envy Spa is a national sponsor of the Arthritis Foundation's Walk to Cure Arthritis℠ events throughout the country as well as the host of Healing Hands for Arthritis™, a one-day, in-clinic nationwide event.
The California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour is a scenic bike ride offering a fabulous 8-day, 525 mile tour from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The tour is a full-service ride which provides the framework for one of the most incredible experiences of a lifetime. Offering something for both the beginner and the experienced rider, each cyclist will enjoy one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world as they meander alongside famous wineries, majestic lighthouses and quiet beaches.
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.