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OUR MISSION
The Mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives
through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.
LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVES
Welcome to eHeadlines! In this issue, we are pleased to share the latest news on mission delivery and ways you can help to make a difference in the lives of those with arthritis, including adorable Emily from Hawaii. Yes, kids get arthritis too! We are very excited about meeting Emily and 1,000 others at the national Juvenile Arthritis Conference in July in Anaheim, California. Our hope is that all participants leave knowing that they can DREAM, BELIEVE and ACHIEVE with the support of the Arthritis Foundation and the caring network of families who share their hope for a cure.
  
Please join us in our quest to achieve a world free of arthritis pain.
                                       
Peter Mainstain  

  

Peter Mainstain, CPA

Chair, Board of Directors
 


Manny Loya

CEO
 

MISSION DELIVERED
Advocacy
Hundreds of advocates converged on Capitol Hill at the Advocacy Summit to meet with legislators on behalf of those with arthritis. Learn more about our policy priorities. Sign up to become an e-advocate.
  
   
CAFC LOGOThe California Arthritis Foundation Council (CAFC) hosted a similar summit on April 30 - May 1 in Sacramento, CA. Please contact Krystin Herr, Director of Advocacy, for more information.
Research
Test TubesIn addition to partnering  with CARRA to support pediatric rheumatology research, the Arthritis Foundation also funds research on other forms of arthritis. Congratulations to this year's Pacific Region award recipients.
Programs

Programs for Better Living: Check out the new yoga DVD and the many other new resources for better health. 

 

Juvenile Arthritis Conference  
Families of children with juvenile arthritis will enjoy education, fun and life-changing experiences at the 2013 National Juvenile Arthritis Conference on July 18-21 in Anaheim, California. Learn more.
  
Youth Camps
Children and teens from Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada will enjoy the great outdoors while making life-long friendships with others with arthritis. Join the fun!
LET'S MOVE FOR A CURE!
Arthritis Walks
Mikayla MinnigStep up to join National Youth Honoree Mikayla Minnig and thousands of other enthusiastic supporters to raise awareness and funds for a cure at your local Arthritis Walk.
California Coast Classic Bike Tour sponsored by Amgen
Pete Staylor on the CoastThis September, share the view of the magnificent California coastline with veteran rider Pete Staylor and others who are riding for a cure! Register now for the Bike Tour.

HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE INFORMATION
COMING UP

MAY

National Arthritis Awareness Month

 

Arthritis Walks

Arizona, Greater California, Hawaii

 

JUNE

Arthritis Walks  

Southern California

 

JULY

Summer Youth Camps 

 

July 18-21

 Juvenile Arthritis Conference Anaheim, CA

 

AUGUST

Advocacy Month

Summer Youth Camps

 

SEPTEMBER

September 8

Taste of the Town 

Santa Barbara, CA

 

September 13 - 14

Camp ILA

Phoenix, Arizona

 

September TBD

Massage Envy

"Healing Hands for Arthritis"

 

September  28 - October 5

California Coast Classic Bike Tour

 

CONNECT WITH US
 

   

     
 
CONTACT US
Arthritis Foundation
Pacific Region
800 W. 6th Street
Suite 1250
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: (323) 954-5750
Fax: (323) 954-5790
OFFICE LOCATIONS
Arizona
  

Phoenix, AZ

Phone (602) 212-9900

Email: info.caz@arthritis.org 

 

California

 

Central Coast

Santa Barbara, CA

Phone (805) 563-4685

Email: info.sca.sbb@arthritis.org 

 

Coachella Valley

Palm Desert, CA 

Phone: (760) 773-3076

Email: info.sca.cvb@arthritis.org 

 

Inland Empire

Riverside, CA

Phone: (951) 320-1540

Email: info.sca.ieb@arthritis.org 

 

Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley

Los Angeles, CA

Phone: (323) 954-5750

Email: info.sca@arthritis.org

 

Orange County

Irvine, CA

Phone: (949) 585-0201

Email: info.sca.ocb@arthritis.org 

 

Greater Sacramento Valley

Sacramento, CA

Phone (916) 368-5599

Email: info.neca@arthritis.org 

 

San Diego

San Diego, CA

Phone: (858) 492-1090

Email: info.sd@arthritis.org 

 

Hawaii

 

Honolulu, HI

Phone: (808) 596-2900

Email: info.sca.hib@arthritis.org 

 

Nevada

 

Las Vegas, NV

Phone: (702) 367-1626

Email: info.sca.lvb@arthritis.org 

 

 

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