Events

2016 Take Steps Walks

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is CCFA's largest fundraising event and the nation's only walk dedicated to finding a cure for digestive diseases. Join us for our 2016 walk in Michigan and NW Ohio!

TAKE STEPS

November 23, 2015
Michigan

9th Annual Fashion Show

December 21, 2015

Social Media

January 26, 2016

FOCIS 2016

June 22, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts

Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies

Team Challenge Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon

July 17, 2016

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is proud to partner with the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon. Come experience beautiful Napa Valley, California with Team Challenge!

Team Challenge Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon

July 17, 2016

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is proud to partner with the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon. Come experience beautiful Napa Valley, California with Team Challenge!

2016 TS Lansing Kickoff

August 10, 2016

4th Annual Golf Fore Guts

August 14, 2016
Washington , Michigan

4th Annual Golf Fore Guts Golf Outing

Golf Tournament 2016

August 15, 2016
10:00am | Moreland Hills, Ohio

Mobile Patient Education Symposium

August 27, 2016
10 AM - 2 PM | Mobile, Alabama

Memphis Clinical Convergence Program 2016 PATIENT

September 10, 2016
8:45 AM- 1:15 PM | Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis Clinical Convergence Program 2016 PROFESSIONAL

September 10, 2016
8:00 AM- 1:15 PM | Memphis, Tennessee

Kick-off Party for Baton Rouge Take Steps

September 15, 2016
7:00 pm | Baton Rouge

Grab a friend and join us at Whole Foods as we Kick-Off the fun for Take Steps! We'd love to see you there!

A Night at the Museum

September 17, 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina

A Night at the Museum is the Triangle Area's new philanthropic event to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. Enjoy an assortment of tantalizing cuisine, music and fun while perusing our menu of fine auction packages.

Harrisburg Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

September 18, 2016
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Our community consists of patients, loved ones, friends and supporters that empower and inspire each other to fight these diseases. Each year we connect with our communities as we fundraise for cures and celebrate our hard work together in supporting our patients. To date, Take Steps has raised more than $60 million to fund mission-critical research and patient support programs. More than 80 cents of each dollar raised goes directly to funding this mission. Find a walk in your local community and join thousands of others Taking Steps for cures.

Nashville Patient Education Symposium 2016

September 24, 2016
8:00 am - 12:30pm | Nashville, Tennessee

Buffalo Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

September 24, 2016
3:30 p.m. | Lancaster, New York

Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis is a family friendly community walk dedicated to raising awareness and mission-critical funds for cures for digestive diseases.

Charlotte Patient Education Program 2016

September 24, 2016
9:00- 12:00 | Charlotte, North Carolina

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

September 29, 2016
6:30-8pm | Chicago, Illinois

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Triangle Area Patient Education Program 2016

October 1, 2016
8:30-12:30 | Durham, North Carolina

Utica Take Steps Walk

October 1, 2016
9:30 am Check In, 10:30 am Walk Start | Utica, New York

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

October 13, 2016
6:30-8pm | Rochester, Minnesota

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Mercer County Take Steps

October 15, 2016
West Windsor, New Jersey

Our walks offer an incredible day for family, friends and the community to come together in celebration of all their hard work and dedication to our mission. Contact Lisa Champion to get involved at lchampion@ccfa.org

Take Steps Wilmington

October 15, 2016
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

Join us for a fun and exciting day at CCFA's largest Fundraiser, the Take Steps Walk.

Take Steps Gulf Coast

October 16, 2016
Fairhope, Alabama

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is CCFA's largest fundraising event. Participants raise funds and awareness throughout the year and come together to celebrate the steps that have been taken towards a cure. Our 2016 event is just around the corner! Register today and join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases. We're committed to help transform the lives of those impacted by these diseases to one of a brighter future based on well-funded, cutting-edge scientific research. Make the decision now to join us and take a step toward a future free from Crohn's and colitis! To register please visit www.cctakesteps.org/gulfcoast2016.

Gold Coast Long Island Take Steps

October 16, 2016
11:30am Registration Opens / 1:00pm Walk Starts | Port Washington , New York

Many patients feel that they are alone in their struggle with IBD, not knowing how to explain to others what they go through. Take Steps provides the perfect environment for patients and their families to come together and know they are not alone in this fight. The night is filled with music, food, kids activities, local entertainment and most importantly the company of hundreds of people who truly understand the impacts of IBD.

Take Steps Chattanooga

October 22, 2016
1:00pm Registration | Chattanooga, Tennessee

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is CCFA's largest fundraising event. Participants raise funds and awareness throughout the year and come together to celebrate the steps that have been taken towards a cure. Our 2016 event is just around the corner! Join us October 22 in Chattanooga. Register today and join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases. We're committed to help transform the lives of those impacted by these diseases to one of a brighter future based on well-funded, cutting-edge scientific research. Make the decision now to join us and take a step toward a future free from Crohn's and colitis! Register online at www.cctakesteps.org/Chattanooga2016

2016 Tampa Take Steps Walk

October 22, 2016
2:30 PM | Tampa, Florida

Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis is CCFA’s largest fundraising event having touched over 240,000 people and raised nearly $60M to help further the Foundation’s mission. Join families and companies in your community at a festival in the park followed by a walk to raise awareness and funds for IBD. We are still accepting donations to help us reach our goal, please visit: www.cctakesteps.org/tampa2016! 2017 - SAVE THE DATE - October 21st 2017. More info coming soon!

Eastern Long Island Take Steps

October 23, 2016
11:30am Registration Opens / 1:00pm Walk Starts | Stony Brook, New York

Many patients feel that they are alone in their struggle with IBD, not knowing how to explain to others what they go through. Take Steps provides the perfect environment for patients and their families to come together and know they are not alone in this fight. The night is filled with music, food, kids activities, local entertainment and most importantly the company of hundreds of people who truly understand the impacts of IBD.

Mt. Laurel NJ Patient Educaton Program - Managing IBD Decisions

October 25, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Mount Laurel, New Jersey

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter invites you to join us for a FREE informational presentation and interactive question-and-answer session that will outline the risk and benefits of various therapies for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), and ways to advocate for optimal IBD care.

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

October 25, 2016
6:30-8pm | Lebanon, New Hampshire

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

4th Annual Harvest & Hops

October 26, 2016

Harrisburg Education Program - IBD Treatments: Finding Your Best Path

October 26, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Invites you to join us for a FREE informational program that will help you sort through the treatment options for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Listen to a live presentation, participate in the question-and-answer session, and interact with other people affected by IBD.

Baton Rogue Take Steps

October 29, 2016
2:00 pm

Take Steps for Crohn's and Colitis on Saturday, October 29th at 2:00pm at Highland Road Park

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

November 1, 2016
6:30-8pm | Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Kick for Crohn's and Colitis...An Evening of Extraordinary Events!

November 4, 2016
6:00PM-10:00PM | Cincinnati, Ohio

This is your chance to kick a field goal inside an NFL stadium!

Baltimore County Patient Education Day

November 5, 2016
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Towson, Maryland

This education program is open to patients, caregivers and community members interested in learning about IBD.

2016 Oklahoma City Take Steps Walk for Crohn's & Colitis

November 5, 2016
3:00 PM | Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is CCFA's largest fundraising event and the nation's only walk dedicated to finding a cure for digestive diseases. Participants raise funds throughout the year to find a cure and come together to celebrate the steps taken when no American has to suffer with digestive diseases and Crohn's or colitis. A cure is within our reach yet we need you.

An Evening to Remember Gala

November 5, 2016
6:00 pm | Scotia, New York

Gala fundraiser

Baltimore County Advanced Provider Program

November 5, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Towson, Maryland

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, and any healthcare providers involved in the care of IBD patients.

spin4 crohn's & colitis cures

November 5, 2016
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

1 in 200 people are living with Crohn's Disease or ulcerative colitis -- chronic, debilitating digestive diseases. There are no cures...yet. We can change that! spin4 crohn's & colitis cures is an indoor cycling relay and fundraising event across the nation.

Toast of the Town 2016

November 5, 2016
7:00pm | Cleveland, Ohio

Take Steps Charleston

November 6, 2016
1:00pm | Charleston, South Carolina

Join us for a fun and exciting day at CCFA's largest Fundraiser, the Take Steps Walk

2016 Gainesville Take Steps Walk

November 6, 2016
2:00pm | Gainesville, Florida

Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis is CCFA’s largest fundraising event having touched over 240,000 people and raised nearly $60M to help further the Foundation’s mission. Join families and companies in your community at a festival in the park followed by a walk to raise awareness and funds for IBD. We still need help reaching our goal for this year's walk that occurred on Nov. 6th! Please visit: www.cctakesteps.org/gainesville2016 to donate. 2017 Date Coming Soon!

Cookies, Cupcakes, Cocktails & More 2016

November 9, 2016
6:30pm | Columbus, Ohio

Cookies, Cupcakes, Cocktails & More is coming up on November 9th. You can purchase your tickets now at http://ccfacookiescocktails16oh.auction-bid.org/. Make sure also to check back on this site in the next couple months as we upload our amazing auction packages that will be up for bid. The event will be held at Vue Columbus this year! Be the first to get your tickets now! You don't want to miss out on this fun event.

Casino for a Cause

November 10, 2016
Birmingham, Alabama

The Alabama/NW Florida Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation (CCFA) is proud to present the 6th Annual Casino for a Cause at Regions Field on Thursday, November 10, 2016. Proceeds from Casino for Cause will support CCFA mission critical research initiatives, education programs, Camp Oasis and additional support services for Alabamians living with Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis.

Advanced Provider Perspectives: Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

November 10, 2016
6:00 PM | Cincinnati, Ohio

A CE activity for nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, registered nurses, and associates involved in the care of IBD patients.

2016 Patient and Family IBD Education Symposium: Living With IBD

November 12, 2016
8:00 a.m. | Irving, Texas

The 2016 Patient and Family IBD Education Symposium is a place for those living with IBD and their family to learn about updates in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The Symposium allows attendees the opportunity to interact with others living with IBD.

Paint the Town Red, White and Blues

November 12, 2016
7:00 pm- 11:00 pm | Charlotte, North Carolina

Join us for a fun night of dinner, auctions and celebration.

Take Steps Fresno

November 12, 2016
1:00PM | Fresno

Come together to celebrate the steps that have been taken towards a cure!

Spin4 crohn’s & colitis cures

November 12, 2016
1:00PM | Chicago, Illinois

November 12, 2016 Spin4 Join us as we spin4 Crohn’s & colitis cures. OnNovember 12, 2016 CCFA will host its second annual indoor cycling and fundraising event. Think you’re tough enough? Ride solo for the entire two hours. Want less sweat and more fun? Grab some friends and form a team! For additional questions or information contact khoulihan@ccfa.org

spin4 crohn's & colitis cures

November 12, 2016
2:00PM- 4:00PM | San Francisco, California

spin4 crohn's & colitis cures is an indoor cycling relay, to raise funds to find cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Teams can bring their own cycling shoes or wear tennis shoes. Each bike has pedals with cages or SPD compatibility.

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

November 15, 2016
6:30-8pm | Salt Lake City, Utah

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Raleigh Parent Q&A November 2016

November 15, 2016
6:00-7:30 PM | Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Little Rock Patient Education

November 15, 2016
6:00 pm | Little Rock, Arkansas

#IBDvisible Photo at the Capitol

November 20, 2016
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Indianapolis, Indiana

CCFA Awareness Week #IBDvisible group photo opportunity

Race In Orange with Team Challenge at the Cincinnati Thanksgiving Day Race

November 24, 2016
Cincinnati, Ohio

Make every mile more meaningful by racing in orange with Team Challenge Ohio at the Cincinnati Thanksgiving Day Race!

Silver Spring Patient Education Program

December 1, 2016
6:00pm to 8:15pm | Silver Spring, Maryland

Family Britches

December 1, 2016

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

December 1, 2016
6:30-8pm | Louisville, Kentucky

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Bet on Cures

December 3, 2016
Del Mar, California

Join us as we go back in time to the late 1930s for a fun-filled afternoon reception during the Bing Crosby season at the Del Mar Racetrack with casino games, horseracing, live auctions and raffles.

Milwaukee IBD Education Program

December 3, 2016
9am - 12:30pm | Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Join us for an educational program for people affected by Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, their friends, loved ones, and families. Learn more about CCFA and hear from experts in gastroenterology and patient wellness.

Phoenix's "You, Me and IBD"

December 3, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Phoenix, Arizona

Education Event

A Touch of Football For Crohn's & Colitis

December 3, 2016
Detroit, Michigan

spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - Cincinnati

December 3, 2016
2:30pm | Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati spin4 crohn's & colitis cures is an indoor cycling relay at CycleBar - Hyde Park to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.

Youth Activity: Craft Day

December 3, 2016
10:00 AM-12:00 PM | Tukwila, Washington

Kansas City Patient Education Program

December 5, 2016
6:00-7:30 PM | Kansas City, Missouri

Webinar: Personalized Medicine in IBD

December 6, 2016
6:30 PM

Columbia, MO Patient Education Event

December 6, 2016
6:00pm | Columbia, Missouri

Patient Program: "Why IBD Patients Should Know About Biosimilars"

December 6, 2016
6pm-8pm | Roseville, Minnesota

Join us for this free patient education program in the Twin Cities.

Advocacy Training Meeting

December 7, 2016
7:00-8:00 PM | Seattle, Washington

Charleston Pediatric Patient Education Program 2016

December 7, 2016
6:30 - 7:30 PM | Charleston, South Carolina

Casino Night

December 7, 2016
Livingston , New Jersey

This year’s event is Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. The event includes a cocktail reception style with buffet, auction and casino games.

Teen Webinar

December 7, 2016
7-8pm

Teen IBD Power Hour: Knowledge is power

Advances in IBD: CCFA's Clinical & Research Conference

December 8, 2016
Orlando, Florida

Advances in IBD 2016

December 8, 2016
Orlando, Florida

Held on December 8-10, 2016 in Orlando, Florida, the 2016 Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Clinical & Research Conference is a three-day event designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare professionals and researchers who study and manage patients with inflammatory bowel diseases.

Nutrition Program

December 13, 2016
6:30pm - 8:00pm | Dix hills, New York

"Feeding the Gut Microbiome with IBD" Colleen Webb, MS,RD,CDN, Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Weill Cornell Medicine

49th Annual Awards Dinner

December 14, 2016
6:30pm | New York, New York

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

January 5, 2017
6:30-8pm | Miami, Florida

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

January 10, 2017
6:30-8pm | Beverly Hills, California

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

IBD Clinical Trials Workshop: Principles & Practice

January 13, 2017
Nashville, Tennessee

CCFA’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Clinical Trials Workshop is an educational five-session course focusing on current topics in IBD clinical investigation. Topics include effective clinical trial management, recruitment strategies, designing clinical protocols that reflect patient considerations, and shifting views on clinical trial end points. This workshop is chaired by Hans Herfarth, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Peter Higgins, MD, University of Michigan; and Alandra Weaver, MPH, CCFA. It is a great forum for professionals from various areas of the IBD field to discuss how the future of IBD clinical trials can be shaped from their unique perspectives. Broad participation is expected from academia, pharmaceutical and device industries, government agencies, medical centers, and clinical research organizations. Those involved in clinical IBD research, nurses, study coordinators, and clinical research associates are invited to attend.

Houston Marathon and Half Marathon Run for a Reason – CCFA

January 14, 2017
Houston, Texas

Join the CCFA family as we run for cures in the Chevron Houston Marathon and ARAMCO Half Marathon in January 2017!

Patient IBD Education Symposium-Naples

January 14, 2017
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Naples, Florida

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

January 17, 2017
6:30-8pm | Raleigh, North Carolina

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

January 26, 2017
6:30-8pm | Dunwoody, Georgia

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Crohn's & Colitis Patient Education - Spokane

January 31, 2017
6:00-8:00 PM | Spokane, Washington

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

February 2, 2017
6:30-8pm | St. Louis, Missouri

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Torch Gala

February 4, 2017
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM | Atlanta, Georgia

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America's Annual Torch Gala will be held at the exquisite Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead again this year. Click the article title for more details.

Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon, 1/2 Marathon & 10K

February 5, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana

A new addition to the Team Challenge roster, New Orleans is one of the country’s most culturally, architecturally and musically interesting cities.

Team Challenge Winter Event – New Orleans Rock N’ Roll Half Marathon

February 5, 2017

Team Challenge is a half marathon training and fundraising program benefitting the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Run or walk with friends or family to raise funds for CCFA at one of our national endurance events! This Winter's is the New Orleans Rock N' Roll Half Marathon

New Orleans Rock 'N' Roll Half Marathon 2017

February 5, 2017
Pennsylvania

A new addition to the Team Challenge roster, New Orleans is one of the country’s most culturally, architecturally and musically interesting cities. The Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon unfolds along a course through the city in the days leading up to Mardi Gras, the annual pre-Lent party to end all parties! Questions: Morgan Harris, 484-278-3934, mharris@ccfa.org Register Now: http://online.ccfa.org/site/PageServer?pagename=tc_team_philadelphia

Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon, 1/2 Marathon & 10K

February 5, 2017

A new addition to the Team Challenge roster, New Orleans is one of the country’s most culturally, architecturally and musically interesting cities.

Team Challenge Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

February 5, 2017

Laissez les bon temps roulez through the Big Easy as Team Challenge hits the streets of New Orleans for the first time. Music makes up the heart and “sole” of this event. Live bands will be performing a variety of music from alternative to soul along the course. The bands set the tempo for this running party, where runners and spectators alike will be “dancin’ in the streets” to these mini-concerts. Train with us all fall and into the start of winter to be ready for this February 5, 2017​ race.

Team Challenge New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Marathon- Register Now

February 5, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana

Achieve what you never thought was possible! Team Challenge, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) endurance training and fundraising program, is the perfect way to improve your fitness while making a difference.

Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

February 5, 2017
New Orleans , Louisiana

Laissez les bon temps roulez through the Big Easy as Team Challenge hits the streets of New Orleans.

Team Challenge New Orleans 2017

February 5, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana

A new addition to the Team Challenge roster, New Orleans is one of the country’s most culturally, architecturally and musically interesting cities. The Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and 10K unfolds along a course through the city in the days leading up to Mardi Gras, the annual pre-Lent party to end all parties!

Rock N Roll New Orleans Half Marathon - Team Challenge Minnesota/Dakotas

February 5, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana

Train with Team Challenge Minnesota/Dakotas this fall and into the start of winter to be ready for this February 5, 2017 destination race! Make friends, get fit, and change the lives of those living with Crohn's & Colitis.

2017 Diamond Winter Ball

February 11, 2017
6:30 PM | Houston, Texas

2017 Diamond Winter Ball

February 11, 2017
6:30 pm

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

February 16, 2017
6:30-8pm | Charleston, South Carolina

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

GUILD Conference | Gastroenterology Updates in IBD & Liver Disease

February 19, 2017
Maui, Hawaii

Gastroenterology Updates in IBD & Liver Disease

Advocacy Day in Olympia, WA

February 22, 2017
Olympia, Washington

The Great Gutsby Gala 2017

February 25, 2017
6 p.m. | Indianapolis, Indiana

The Great Gutsby Gala includes an evening filled with a cocktail reception, dinner, open bar, auction and live entertainment! For more information, please visit www.greatgutsbygala.com.

The 10th Penn Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium

March 3, 2017
7:30 a.m. | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This event will highlight the advances in diagnosis and treatment of IBD. The program will include lectures by nationally and internationally recognized experts, followed by interactive panel discussions. A wide array of topics will be discussed including the pathophysiology of IBD, pharmacologic therapies and surgical interventions. Participants will receive a comprehensive overview of the latest available research and clinical information on evaluation and management of patients with IBD. This activity has been designed for gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, GI fellows and residents, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, radiologists, pathologists, nutritionists and other health care professionals. This program is endorsed by The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter.

Crohn's & Colitis Patient Education Conference - Portland

March 11, 2017
10:00 AM-3:30 PM | Portland, Oregon

Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit

March 24, 2017
New York, New York

Champions of Hope Annual Dinner

March 25, 2017
California

Join us as we honor community members who are making a difference.

Crohn's & Colitis Patient Education Conference - Seattle

March 26, 2017
9:00 AM-3:30 PM | Seattle, Washington

Boulder's 2017 IBD and Complementary Treatments

April 15, 2017
Boulder, Colorado

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis treated but not cured with conventional medical therapies. Therefore, some people living with either of these diseases look toward complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to supplement conventional therapies to help ease their symptoms. Join local IBD experts to learn how CAM and conventional medicine can work together to improve patients' quality of life.

Women of Distinction Luncheon

April 20, 2017
11:00am-2:00pm | New York, New York

Save the Date: La Jolla Patient Education Conference April 22, 2017

April 22, 2017
La Jolla, California

1/2 patient and family IBD education conference.

2017 Jacksonville Take Steps Walk

April 22, 2017
9:00 a.m. | Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis is CCFA’s largest community fundraising event filled with festivities and an awareness walk as participants raise funds for research and local programs. Please consider supporting CCFA today through our page: www.cctakesteps.org/jacksonville2017

New Orleans Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

April 22, 2017
2:00pm | New Orleans, Louisiana

2017 Central Florida Take Steps Walk

April 22, 2017
9:30am - 11:30am | Maitland, Florida

Take Steps is a large community festival and awareness walk where teams and individual walkers raise funds to support research and local programs for those living with inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn's or ulcerative colitis.

2017 Richmond Take Steps Walk

April 30, 2017
Check-In: 3:00 pm Walk Starts: 4:00 pm | Glen Allen, Virginia

Save The Date: Santa Barbara Education Program May 6, 2017

May 6, 2017
10:30 AM | Santa Barbara, California

2 hour IBD education program held at the Eastside Library in Santa Barbara, CA.

10th Annual Women of Distinction Luncheon

May 17, 2017
11 am | Beverly Hills, California

The 10th Annual Women of Distinction Luncheon will honor women who are successful in their fields and celebrate their commitment to philanthropy. The Luncheon will feature a fashion show presented by Bloomingdales.

Take Steps San Diego

May 20, 2017
San Diego, California

Take Steps is a family-friendly festival and walk where patients, loved ones, friends and supporters EMPOWER and INSPIRE each other to continue the fight against Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Patients and their families are provided the perfect opportunity to CONNECT with the greater inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) community, helping them understand they are never alone in this fight.

Take Steps Naperville

June 4, 2017
10:30AM | Naperville, Illinois

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis - Twin Cities walk

June 4, 2017
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis in Twin Cities, MN

Take Steps Milwaukee Walk

June 4, 2017
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Join us to take steps for Crohn's & colitis!

Take Steps Los Angeles

June 4, 2017
10:00 AM | Santa Monica, California

Save the Date for 2017! We will #walkforcures at Tongva Park in Santa Monica to EMPOWER and INSPIRE patients and their families to live their fullest lives and continue our fight for cures. By joining the Take Steps community, you will fundraise to support mission-critical research and patient support programs for the 1.6 million Americans living with IBD. Walk as an individual or gather your friends, family, and co-workers to form a team.

Take Steps Chicago

June 10, 2017
9:00AM | Chicago, Illinois

Take Steps Madison Walk

June 10, 2017
Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Join us to take steps for Crohn's & colitis!

Grandma's Half Marathon - Team Challenge Minnesota/Dakotas

June 17, 2017
Duluth, Minnesota

Run this sold-out half marathon with Team Challenge and raise funds to cure Crohn's & Colitis! Guaranteed race entry to Grandma's Half Marathon as a Team Challenge teammate.

Save The Date: Camp Oasis 2017

June 20, 2017
Mountain Center, California

Camp Oasis California will be held June 20-25, 2017. It is a traditional week long sleep away summer camp for kids with IBD.

Save The Date: Camp Oasis 2017

June 20, 2017
Mountain Center, California

Camp Oasis California will be held June 20-25, 2017. It is a week long traditional sleep away summer camp for kids with IBD. Applications will be accepted starting January 2017.

Save The Date: Camp Oasis 2017

June 20, 2017
Mountain Center, California

Camp Oasis California will be held June 20-25, 2017. It is a traditional week long sleep away summer camp for kids with IBD. Applications will be accepted starting January 2017.

Save The Date: Camp Oasis 2017

June 20, 2017
Mountain Center, California

Camp Oasis California will be held June 20 - 25, 2017. It is a week long traditional sleep away camp for kids with IBD. Applications will be accepted starting January 2017.

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis - Omaha walk

June 24, 2017
Omaha, Nebraska

Take Steps for Crohn's and colitis in Omaha NE

Camp Oasis

June 25, 2017
Longbranch, Washington

Camp Oasis is a co-ed residential summer camp program for children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Take Steps Glenview

June 25, 2017
4:30 PM | Glenview, Illinois

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is CCFA's largest fundraising event and the nation's only walk dedicated to finding a cure for digestive diseases. Participants raise funds throughout the year to find a cure and come together to celebrate the steps taken when no American has to suffer with digestive diseases and Crohn's or colitis. A cure is within our reach yet we need you.

Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon - Team Challenge Minnesota/Dakotas

July 16, 2017
Napa, California

Train with Team Challenge Minnesota/Dakotas this spring and into the start of summer to be ready for this July 16, 2017 destination race! Make friends, get fit, and change the lives of those living with Crohn's & Colitis.

Camp Oasis

July 31, 2017
Willow River, Minnesota

Camp Oasis is a co-ed residential summer camp program for children & teens with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Guts & Glory 5k Run/Walk

August 20, 2017
Ocean City, New Jersey

Take a break from the city and enjoy the sites and sounds of the Jersey Shore while raising money for CCFA! You will receive a Guts & Glory t-shirt on race day.

Touch of Football, presented by UnitedHealth Group at U.S. Bank Stadium

September 9, 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Experience the home of the Vikings as a player in our 2nd annual flag football tournament while helping us tackle Crohn's and colitis.

Let's Party for a Cure

September 10, 2017
Thousand Oaks, California

Wine tasting, food, live music and more at the Los Robles Greens Golf Course in Thousand Oaks

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis - St Cloud walk

September 17, 2017
St Cloud, Minnesota

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis in St. Cloud, MN.

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis - Rochester walk

September 24, 2017
Rochester, Minnesota

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis in Rochester, MN.

Take Steps Temecula

October 21, 2017
Temecula, California

Take Steps for Crohn’s & colitis is a family friendly community walk dedicated to raising mission critical funds and awareness for Crohn's disease & ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Over the past 8 years we have raised nearly $60 million in the search for cures for these debilitating digestive diseases. Join us in 2017! Take Steps is a nationwide event in more than 145 communities across the country. More information coming soon.

Salt Lake City's 2017 You, Me, & IBD: Patient Education Day

October 21, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Murray, Utah

Join CCFA on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Intermountain Medical Center's Patient Education Center for a half-day full of presentations and information Inflammatory Bowel Disease for patients, their loved ones and healthcare professionals in the field.

42nd Annual Renaissance Ball

October 21, 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Join us at the the premier fund raising event for the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.

Connections: Education Day for Families of Kids with IBD

October 22, 2017
9:00 AM-3:30 PM | Seattle, Washington

Evening of Hope Gala

October 28, 2017
Minnesota

Join us for the Evening of Hope Gala to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

spin4

November 11, 2017
9:00am | Solana Beach, California

spin4 crohn’s & colitis cures is an indoor cycling relay in Solana Beach to raise funds for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.