Northern 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

2018 Summer Intership Program - Northern CA

2018 Summer Intership Program - Northern CA

The Arthritis Foundation Summer Science Internship Program places outstanding high school and college students in the world renowned Rheumatology and Immunology Laboratories at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco. Since its inception in 1982, this program has provided over 200 aspiring scientists the opportunity to work alongside cutting edge arthritis researchers.Visit http://summerscienceinternship.kintera.org/ for more details and to complete an application.

2018 Camp Milagros - Livermore, CA

2018 Camp Milagros - Livermore, CA

7/16/2018 to 7/20/2018

Camp Milagros gives kids ages 8-13, with arthritis and related conditions, the chance to make lasting memories. For many campers, it’s the first time they’ve met other kids who live with the same challenges and limitations. Camp features traditional summer camping activities such as campfire, arts and crafts, swimming, ropes course and more. The camaraderie enjoyed at camp results in lasting friendships. The camp experience helps kids develop independence and build self-confidence.

Registration will open online soon at www.arthritis.org/jacamps

2018 JA Day - Pacific Grove, CA

2018 JA Day - Pacific Grove, CA

8/18/2018

Join us for educational and networking sessions for parents/caregivers plus exciting programming for children and teens!

2018 California JA Teen Retreat

2018 California JA Teen Retreat

11/16/2018 to 11/18/2018

The California Teen Retreat provides a safe and secure weekend retreat experience for teens ages 14-18 (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!

Registration will open online soon at www.arthritis.org/jacamps

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Petaluma, CA

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Petaluma, CA

12/1/2018

The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability.

Join the Fight

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

The best Advocate is someone who knows what it’s like to fight the everyday battles—someone like you. By sharing your personal story of Yes with legislators and lawmakers, you can become part of the solution.

Better Living Toolkit

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A Digital Tool to Help You Live Your Best

This powerful resource will help you better understand your disease and take a positive step toward living a life of Yes. Get information, tips and tools that will help you work with doctor to develop the best treatment plan for your unique needs, so you can continue to enjoy the things that are most important to you.