Events

2016 Takes Steps

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 so no American has to suffer from Crohn's or colitis. A cure is within our reach, and we need your help getting there. Join us for our 2016 walk in Michigan and NW Ohio!

CCFA Games at Lakewood BlueClaws Stadium

July 25, 2014

Tickets are only $10.00/each and $3.00 of every ticket is donated back to CCFA. For these two games only, CCFA will also receive $.50 for every click of the turnstile! All tickets can be reserved and purchased through Julie at jforrest@ccfa.org or 201-772-4607

DC2014 - 13th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells

September 14, 2014
Tours, Loire Valley, France

Take Steps Connecticut Shoreline

October 25, 2014
Registration begins at 9am, walk begins at 10am | Madison, Connecticut

The Second Shanthi V. Sitaraman Intestinal Pathobiology Symposium

March 18, 2015
Atlanta, Georgia

This two-day Intestinal Pathobiology Symposium is being organized in memory of Dr. Shanthi Sitaraman, who was an extremely well respected and highly accomplished physician and scientist in gastrointestinal diseases research. The symposium will be held on March 18 and 19, 2015 at Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. For full details, please visit http://biomedical.gsu.edu/symposium/

Ask the Experts

March 21, 2015
8:30 a.m. | Independence, Ohio

educational program

Albuquerque Pediatric Support Group April 2015

April 23, 2015
6:00 to 8:00 pm | Albuquerque, New Mexico

NEW! Las Vegas Pediatric Support Group May 2015

May 7, 2015
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Henderson, Nevada

Beers, Buddies and Bowels

June 19, 2015
7:00pm - 10:00pm | Fort Collins, Colorado

The event is free to attend, although donations are highly encouraged. There will be donated food and beer. The first beer is free. Pateros Creek Brewery will also be donating 20% of their sales this night to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Learn more about Crohn's and colitis, meet others in the area, ask questions, enjoy food/drinks, and find out about CCFA events. Though this group targets those who are young professionals, all ages are welcome to attend. For more information or to RSVP contact: Lisa Mason lisa.mason12@gmail.com 303-829-0433

CCFA Golf Tournament and Poker Night!

June 22, 2015
Illinois

CCFA Golf Tournament and Poker Night! Join us as we celebrate over two decades of making strides towards cures for Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis! (sponsorship opportunities available)

Red, White, and Brew

July 1, 2015
6:00pm - 9:00pm | Houston, Texas

3rd Annual Jimmy John's Golf Outing

August 16, 2015
10 am | Washington, Michigan

Join us for a day of great golf, excellent company all for an amazing cause as we tee of for Crohn's and Colitis! Individual golfer - $150 includes- 18 holes, course contests, lunch on the turn, drinks on the course, BBQ dinner with Premium Open Bar!

Semicolon; The Adventuresof Ostomy Girl

September 9, 2015
7:00PM | Cleveland, Ohio

Documentary about one of the worst cases of Crohn's disease. Dana travels back and forth from her home in Las Vegas to her doctor at the Cleveland Clinic, in such for hope.

Carnival to Cure

October 3, 2015
12 PM-4 PM

Come to Delta Epsilon Beta's Carnival to Cure Crohn's and Colitis for fun, games, raffles, prizes, food, face painting and more! All proceeds will go to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, so gather your family and friends and head out there!

Oakland Patient Education Symposium 2015

November 7, 2015
8:45 AM- 2:45 PM | Oakland, California

Slides now available

Toast of the Town 2015

November 7, 2015
7pm | Cleveland , Ohio

Buy tickets at http://online.ccfa.org/site/Calendar?id=139561&view=Detail Venture back in time to the historic 1920’s Ballroom at Park Lane and let the adventure begin. Local vineyards and wineries bring their finest wines to taste, Spice of Life Catering provides both light and heavy bites to pair with the tastings. While not a traditional sit-down dinner, there will be enough food to keep your stomach happy through-out the night. Join emcee Bill Wills of Newsradio WTAM 1100 as you bid on silent and live auctions, book a gangsta’ booth with your friends or try your luck at pulling a $100 or $50 bottle of wine in the wine pull. With a focus on supporting locally and being healthy, we’re toasting to all of the fantastic people (that’s you) who help CCFA fund research for cures to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

38th Annual Movie Gala

November 12, 2015
6:30pm | Royal Oak, Michigan

38th Annual Gala at the Movies

November 12, 2015

TAKE STEPS

November 23, 2015
Michigan

Team Challenge

November 23, 2015

Awareness Week

December 1, 2015

Entender Las Enfermedades Inflamatorias Intestinales

December 3, 2015
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Avondale, Arizona

Un programa educativo para pacientes, familias y cuidadores que viven con la enfermedad de Crohns y colitis ulcerosa

Spin4 Crohn’s & colitis cures

December 5, 2015
6:00 PMIllinois

December 5, 2015 Spin4 Join us as we spin4 Crohn’s & colitis cures. On December 5, 2015, CCFA will host its first 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 bshuda@ccfa.org

Advances in IBD 2015

December 10, 2015
Orlando, Florida

This year the AIBD conference will be held on December 10-12, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. This "can't miss" event for healthcare professionals and researchers will feature more content, special events, and attendees than ever before. The conference offers workshops, a four-track format designed for clinicians, researchers, allied health professionals, nurses, and pediatric gastroenterologists.

Slam Dunk For CCFA

December 15, 2015
Cleveland, Ohio

Enter for a chance to win Cav's tickets!

Slam Dunk For CCFA

December 15, 2015
Cleveland, Ohio

WIN a chance to sit up close to the game and cheer on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers! Buy your raffle tickets today to WIN one of two packages of Premium Seats for a Cleveland Cavaliers home game! Raffle Ticket 1 Wednesday, January 27, 7:00 PM, cheer on LeBron and the Cavs as they play the Phoenix Suns! Raffle Ticket 2 Sunday, April 3, 3:30 PM, cheer on LeBron and the Cavs as they play the Charlotte Hornets! 1 Ticket for 25$ 5 Tickets for $100 Buy your tickets here. The raffle drawing for ticket 1 will be held January 20, 2016. The raffle drawing for ticket 2 will be drawn on March 25, 2016. Winner need not be present. Winner will be contacted by telephone and or email. The winning ticket package will be sent via flash seat at the conclusion of the raffle.

Advanced Provider Perspectives: Treatment in IBD Nashville

December 17, 2015
6:00-8:00 PM | Nashville, Tennessee

A Touch of Football, Indianapolis 2015

December 19, 2015
Indianapolis, Indiana

Play on the Colts turf!! Teams will raise funds and compete in a flag football tournament at the Colts practice facility!

9th Annual Fashion Show

December 21, 2015

CCFA Oklahoma Johnnie's Day

January 18, 2016
All Day: open to close | Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman, Oklahoma

Ongoing Monthly Fundraiser. Eat at any Metro Oklahoma City, Norman, or Edmond Johnnie's Charcoal Broiler locations on the 3rd Monday of each month. When you order mention CCFA, CCFA Take Steps, or CCFA Team Challenge and Johnnies will dontate a portion of the cost of your meal to CCFA-Oklahoma Chapter! Thank you Johnnies Charcoal Broiler for helping to find a cure for Crohn's & colitis!

CCFA Orange County Connecting Forum

January 21, 2016
6:30 pmCalifornia

The 2016 Winter Ball - Age of Aquarius

January 23, 2016
6:30pm | Houston, Texas

The 2016 Winter Ball - Age of Aquarius celebrates the ABC's Women of Distinction presented by the Mercedes-Benz Dealers of Greater Houston and benefits the South Texas Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America.

New Orleans Half Marathon

January 23, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana

Come rock with Team Challenge at the Rock n Roll New Orleans Half Marathon! This unique opportunity will leave you wanting more as the New Orleans Half Marathon runs through all the hot spots of New Orleans. Starting the race off right, runners will pass by the amazing smells of Cafe du Monde and the Superdome, they will continue on to Audubon Park, swing back around to pass the French Quarter, Garden District, Loyola University, Jackson Square, the WW II Museum, St. Louis Cemetery, the Art Museum, and come to a finish at City Park! This is a Team Challenge event you definitely don't want to miss!

Social Media

January 26, 2016

2016 Fashion Show

January 26, 2016

Southwest Florida Crohn’s & Colitis Education Symposium

January 30, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM | Fort Myers, Florida

Join CCFA and several IBD expert physicians for a unique learning opportunity!

Austin Take Steps Kickoff

February 6, 2016
Austin, Texas

Kickoff for the Austin Take Steps Walk

CCFA Awareness Night- Allen Americans

February 6, 2016
7:05 p.m. | Allen, Texas

CCFA and the Allen Americans are partnering together this season for Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Night on Saturday, February 6, 2016! Tickets to the game are $18 each, with $6 of every ticket purchased going back to CCFA North Texas.

Burning Brothers Brewing CCFA Fundraiser - St Paul, MN

February 13, 2016
2:00-10:00pm | St Paul, Minnesota

Join CCFA at Burning Brothers Brewing for a gluten-free pint or two! For every pint sold on February 13, BBB will donation $1 to CCFA.

Book of Hope Luncheon

February 18, 2016
Boca Raton, Florida

The 26th Annual Book of Hope Luncheon, benefiting the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, South Florida Chapter, will take place on February 18, 2016 at the Boca Raton Resort. The Book of Hope Luncheon is one of the South Florida Chapter's signature events with the goal of raising funds and awareness to support the foundation's mission.

Demystifying Surgery for IBD Patients

February 20, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Seattle, Washington

Patient education program that includes topics such as: surgery for Crohn's; surgery for UC; patient panels; abcesses, fistulas & perianal disease; living with a J-pouch; fighting disease recurrence after resection; living with an ostomy; surgery in older patients; and pregnancy and fertility. Concurrent sessions will allow presentations to discuss issues specific to Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.

Sacramento Youth Activity

February 21, 2016
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Roseville, California

Get to know other kids with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis while creating your own art project.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Fertility Webcast

February 23, 2016
6:30-8:00 PM

Diagnosing & Monitoring IBD - Patient Education

February 24, 2016
6:00-7:30 PM | Spokane, Washington

Casino Night & Auction 2016

February 27, 2016
6:30pm | Indianapolis, Indiana

Team Challenge Half Marathon: New Orleans

February 28, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana

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.

Team Challenge Rock n Roll New Orleans

February 28, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana

Run or walk a half marathon and train for one our great destination races. In exchange for fundraising, Team Challenge participants receive personalized training by professional run and walk coaches in local markets for an entire season.

Team Challenge New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon

February 28, 2016
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 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 28, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana

Train with Team Challenge Minnesota/Dakotas this fall and into the start of winter to be ready for this February 28, 2016 destination race! Make friends, get fit, and change the lives of those living with Crohn's & Colitis.

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

February 28, 2016

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is proud to partner with the Rock 'n Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. Come experience beautiful New Orleans, Lousiana with Team Challenge!

NYC Take Steps Kickoff

March 2, 2016
6:30-8:30pm | New York, New York

Join us for the 2016 NYC Take Steps Kick Off Party! The Greater New York Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America invites you to our FREE Kick Off Party, so bring your supporters out to Lucky Strike! Get to know other families and companies involved and hear our amazing Honored Heroes share their testimonies. Complimentary drink and light fare on us! All ages welcome, but you must RSVP in order to attend.

Richmond Take Steps Kickoff & Education Event

March 5, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Richmond , Virginia

Come out and help us kickoff our Richmond Take Steps Walk. In addition, we will host an education session and provide the latest information on IBD.

Indoor Triathlon + Triathlon Training

March 5, 2016
3:00PM | Cincinnati, Ohio

Features a 10 minute swim, 30 minute cycle, and 20 minute run! All proceeds benefit the CCFA! Optional training program from Jan 13-March 2nd. Wednesdays at 6:30pm and Saturdays at 4pm.

Focus on a Cure

March 5, 2016

Palo Alto Patient & Family Education Symposium 2016

March 12, 2016
9:00am-1:00pm | Palo Alto, California

Staten Island Take Steps Kickoff

March 12, 2016
12pm-2pm | Staten Island, New York

The Greater New York Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America invites you to our FREE Kick Off Party, so bring your supporters out to Rab's Country Lanes! Get to know other families and companies involved and hear our amazing Honored Heroes share their testimonies. Brunch and bowling on us! All ages welcome, but you must RSVP in order to attend.

Champions of Hope Annual Awards Dinner

March 12, 2016
5:00pmCalifornia

Join us as we honor community members who are making a difference with live music, cocktails, cuisine, raffle and auction.

2016 El Paso Patient and Family IBD Education Symposium

March 12, 2016
9:00 a.m. | El Paso, Texas

Local experts from the El Paso community will present on the basics of IBD, nutrition and IBD, the difference between IBD and IBS, and pediatric IBD. The program will focus on medical, surgical and integrative approaches for managing the diseases and will address new insights.

2016 IBD Family Education Day

March 13, 2016
11:00AM | Mason, Ohio

Educational Program for both IBD patients and family members of IBD patients. Includes break-out sessions on specific topics and a keynote address. Family friendly.

Team Challenge: Napa to Sonoma Info Meeting

March 21, 2016
7pm | Huntington Beach, California

Join us for an info meeting to get all the details from training and fundraising to event weekend. Meet the coaches, alumni and your endurance manager, who will be with you every step of the way.

Team Challenge Information Meeting and Kick-Off Event

March 22, 2016
5:30 pm Info Meeting 6:30 Kick-Off Event | Seattle, Washington

Team Challenge Napa to Sonoma Half-Marathon informational meeting and Kick-off Event

Team Challenge Info Session & Summer Season Kick-off!

March 22, 2016
6:00pm | Bloomington, Minnesota

Learn more about our unique endurance and fundraising program at this low-key, no-obligation info session. Then join us afterwards for our summer season kick-off party!

What Parents Need to Know: Pediatric IBD

March 23, 2016
6:00-7:30 PM Pacific

Team Challenge Information Meeting + Kickoff

March 23, 2016
6:00 PM | Cincinnati, Ohio

at Dave & Busters in Springdale! RSVP to learn more about how you can conquer Crohn's & Colitis with the Team Challenge family! Our summer destinations include the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon, in addition to cycle and triathlon events.

Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit

April 1, 2016
New York, New York

IAS provides gastroenterologists, immunologists, internists, dermatologists, rheumatologists, and other specialists with groundbreaking collaborative care approaches to treating patients with interrelated imune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs), such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and inflammatory bowel disease, as well as extra-intestinal manifestations like psoriasis and sondyloarthritis.

Team Challenge Napa Group Training Session

April 2, 2016
8:30am | Seattle, Washington

Team Challenge Group Training Session #1

Crohn's & Colitis Patient Education Conference - Seattle

April 2, 2016
Seattle, Washington

Sacramento Patient & Family Education Symposium

April 2, 2016
9:00am-12:30pm | Sacramento, California

Team Challenge Napa to Sonoma Training Session

April 2, 2016
8am

Come out for a walk or run and lots of fun to get a taste of Team Challenge! Meet us at Road Runner Sports, Laguna Hills on April 2 at 8am.

Team Challenge Napa to Sonoma Training Event

April 3, 2016
8:00 AM

Come out for a walk or run and lots of fun to get a taste of Team Challenge! Sunday, April 3 8am at Road Runner Sports, Costa Mesa, 1835 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Take Steps Denver Kickoff Event

April 5, 2016
Littleton, Colorado

This venue will be an excellent location for the upcoming Kickoff Celebration so we hope you can make it. If you have been or have not attended this event we encourage you to come. Bring anyone you want who has already registered for the Walk or those who may just want some info for the Take Steps Walk on Saturday, June 18th. Everything will be at no cost to you.

CCFA Night at the Madison Capitols Game

April 8, 2016
7:00 p.m. | Madison, Wisconsin

Join CCFA Wisconsin and the Madison Capitols for a fun night of hockey -- while we raise funds and awareness for CCFA!

19th Annual California Wine Classic

April 8, 2016
6:00-10:00pm | San Francisco, California

The 19th annual California Wine Classic will feature local winemakers, an alluring auction, and seated dinner.

Austin Take Steps Walk

April 9, 2016
4:00 PM | Austin, Texas

Come join us as we Take Steps in the fight against Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis!

Women of Distinction Luncheon

April 13, 2016
11:00am-2:00pm | New York, New York

Patient Town Hall Meeting & Panel Discussion, Orlando

April 15, 2016
3:00pm-5:00pm | Winter Park, Florida

Come and learn from two expert physicians during our panel discussion: Dr. Bo Shen (Cleveland Clinic) Dr. Udayakumar Navaneethan (Florida Hospital Center for Interventional Endoscopy)

Take Steps Phoenix Walk

April 16, 2016
8:00 am | Phoenix, Arizona

Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2016: CME Program

April 16, 2016
7:30 AM-3:00 PM | Atlanta, Georgia

La Jolla Patient Education Workshop

April 16, 2016
9:30am-1:30pm | La Jolla, California

Baylor University Medical Center IBD Center Conference 2016

April 16, 2016
7:15 a.m. | Dallas, Texas

Exploring current and emerging issues surrounding Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease.

The Road to a Healthier Life with Crohn's and Colitis 2016

April 16, 2016
8:00 AM-12:30 PM | Atlanta, Georgia

41st Annual Renaissance Ball

April 16, 2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2016 marks the 41st Annual Renaissance Ball and this year, the theme is “Building a future free from IBD,” highlighting real estate and building companies in the Philadelphia and outlying communities. The Renaissance Ball is the premier fund raising event for the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.

New Orleans Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

April 17, 2016
2:00pm | New Orleans, Louisiana

Diagnosing and Monitoring IBD

April 21, 2016
6:00pm | Bronx, New York

Midland Take Steps Walk for Crohn's & Colitis

April 23, 2016
9:30 a.m. | Midland , Texas

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.

2016 Richmond Take Steps

April 24, 2016
3:00 PM | Richmond, Virginia

2016 Jacksonville Take Steps Walk

April 30, 2016
3:30 p.m. | Jacksonville, 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. 2016 Registration NOW OPEN!

Fort Lauderdale Take Steps Walk

April 30, 2016
3PM Registration/5PM Walk Start | Fort Lauderdale , Florida

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. 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!

Take Steps Triangle

April 30, 2016
9:00 AM | Morrisville, North Carolina

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

Dallas Take Steps Walk for Crohn's & Colitis

April 30, 2016
8:30 a.m. | Dallas, Texas

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.

2016 Orlando Take Steps Walk

April 30, 2016
3:30 p.m. | Maitland, 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. 2016 Registration NOW OPEN!

Take Steps Atlanta

May 1, 2016
2 pm Registration, 3 pm Walk Start | Atlanta, Georgia

Registration is now open for 2016! Sign up today at www.cctakesteps.org/atlanta2016, and join thousands of others in the fight against inflammatory bowel disease.

Team Challenge - Lincoln Marathon & Half Marathon

May 1, 2016
Lincoln, Nebraska

Conquer Crohn's & Colitis at the Lincoln Marathon & Half Marathon! Join Team Challenge and CCFA as we fight IBD at the 39th Annual Lincoln Marathon & Half Marathon on May 1, 2016!

Miami Take Steps Walk

May 7, 2016
9:30 AM Registration/10:30 AM Walk Start | Miami, Florida

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. 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!

Take Steps Walk, Salt Lake City - 2016

May 7, 2016
Salt Lake City, Utah

Wheeler Historic Farms, Salt Lake City, Utah. 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Registration starts at 3:00 pm, walk begins at 4:00 pm. 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.

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis - Philadelphia

May 7, 2016
2:00 PM | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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 so no American has to suffer from Crohn's or colitis. A cure is within our reach, and we need your help getting there.

Crohn's & Colitis Patient Education Day

May 7, 2016
Anchorage, Alaska

9th Annual Women of Distinction Luncheon

May 11, 2016
11 am | Beverly Hills, California

The 9th Annual Women of Distinction Luncheon will honor three women who are successful in their fields and celebrate their commitment to philanthropy. NBC Weatherman/Comedian, Fritz Coleman will host and the Luncheon will feature a fashion show presented by Bloomingdales.

NYC Take Steps

May 12, 2016
5:30 PM-8:00 PM | New York, New York

The New York City Take Steps is the #1 walk in the country having raised over $400,000 in 2015! It is never too early to get connected and start your involvement for 2016! Contact Kim Pang at kpang@ccfa.org for opportunities to form a team, involve your school, office or place of worship today!

Laugh 'til it Stops Hurting

May 13, 2016
6:30pm | Glen Head, New York

A festive evening featuring a comedy performance.

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis - Lehigh Valley

May 14, 2016
3:00 PM | Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Take Steps San Diego

May 14, 2016
San Diego, California

Someone you know suffers from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, debilitating digestive diseases also known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). These diseases affect 1.6 million Americans, including 80,000 children. Walk with us in 2016 and help us get one step closer to cures. As part of the Take Steps family, you'll raise critical dollars to fund our mission: to find cures and improve the quality of life for patients and their families.

Take Steps Charlotte

May 14, 2016
9:00 AM | Charlotte, North Carolina

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

Take Steps San Francisco

May 14, 2016
2:00 PM | San Francisco, California

Take Steps for Crohn's and Colitis is CCFA's largest fundraising program. Join us in taking steps toward a future free from Crohn’s and colitis!

Houston Take Steps Walk

May 14, 2016
7:00 AM

Take Steps for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis at the Houston Zoo! We hope to see you there!

2016 Take Steps Tulsa

May 14, 2016
4:00pm | Tulsa, 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.

Portland Take Steps Fundraising Walk for Crohn's & Colitis

May 15, 2016
2:00pm Registration Begins | Portland, Oregon

Annual fundraising walk to raise awareness and mission critical funds in the Portland Metro area.

Take Steps Orange County

May 15, 2016
3:00 pm

Take Steps Fort Wayne 2016

May 15, 2016
4:00pm | Fort Wayne, Indiana

Take Steps Fort Wayne is a two mile walk and celebration to raise funds for research and programs and to raise awarenss of IBD.

Annual Benefit Luncheon

May 17, 2016
12:00 PM | Seattle, Washington

Join us for an inspiring afternoon program focused on progress. The program which feature stories of patient progress, research progress and treatment progress.

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis - Delaware

May 21, 2016
3:30 PM | Wilmington, Delaware

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 so no American has to suffer from Crohn's or colitis. A cure is within our reach, and we need your help getting there.

Take Steps Indianapolis 2016

June 4, 2016
4pm | Indianapolis, Indiana

Take Steps Indy is a 2 mile walk and celebration that brings nearly 1,000 people together to raise awareness and funds to support patient programs, education efforts, and further critical research for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Indiana.

Alaska Take Steps Fundraising Walk for Crohn's & Colitis

June 4, 2016
4:00pm Registration Begins | Anchorage, Alaska

Annual fundraising walk to raise awareness and mission critical funds in the Anchorage, AK area.

Staten Island Take Steps

June 4, 2016
10:00pm-12:30pm | Staten Island, New York

Staten Island raised over $40,000 in 2015! ! It is never too early to get connected and start your involvement for 2016! There are opportunities to form a team, involve your school, office or place of worship today! Want to nominate a local patient to serve as an Honored Hero and share their courageous testimony with IBD? Contact Kim Pang at kpang@ccfa.org to get involved or nominate someone!

Team Challenge Bass Lake Classic Triathlon

June 4, 2016

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is proud to partner with the Bass Lake Triathlon. Come experience beautiful Bass Lake with Team Challenge!

Take Steps St. Louis

June 5, 2016
2:30 PM | Maryland Heights, Missouri

Take Steps is a family-friendly fundraising walk that brings together the IBD community for a fun day of celebration!

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

June 5, 2016
Saint Paul, Minnesota

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

2016 Putt an End to Crohn's & Colitis Golf Classic

June 6, 2016
11:30 AM | Virginia Beach, Virginia

Hampton Roads golf classic

2016 National Capital Area Take Steps

June 11, 2016
4:00 PM | Washington, District of Columbia

Western Washington Take Steps Fundraising Walk for Crohn's & Colitis

June 12, 2016
1:00pm Registration Begins | Seattle, Washington

Annual fundraising walk to raise awareness and mission critical funds in the Greater Seattle area.

Take Steps Walk, Denver - 2016

June 18, 2016
4 pm - 7 pm | Denver, Colorado

City Park, Denver. 4-7 pm 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.

Camp Oasis

June 19, 2016
Winder, Georgia

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

Camp Oasis

June 19, 2016
Winder, Georgia

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

Camp Oasis

June 19, 2016
Winder, Georgia

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

Camp Oasis

June 19, 2016
Winder, Georgia

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

Camp Oasis

June 19, 2016
Winder, Georgia

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

Camp Oasis

June 20, 2016
Mountain Center, California

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

Camp Oasis

June 20, 2016
Mountain Center, California

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

Camp Oasis

June 20, 2016
Mountain Center, California

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

Camp Oasis

June 20, 2016
Mountain Center, California

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

Camp Oasis

June 21, 2016
High View, West Virginia

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

Camp Oasis

June 21, 2016
High View, West Virginia

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

Camp Oasis

June 21, 2016
High View, West Virginia

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

Camp Oasis

June 21, 2016
High View, West Virginia

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

2016 Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis Central Ohio

June 25, 2016
4:30 PM | Dublin, Ohio

Our Take Steps walks offer a wonderful day for family, friends and the IBD community to celebrate all of the hard work and dedication of our participants to raise funds towards our mission. Our walk events are filled with live music, food, kids’ entertainment, educational materials, and, of course, wonderful exposure for our corporate partners. 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. In the past five years alone, we succeeded in bringing together more than 240,000 people and raised nearly $60 million to help further CCFA's mission. More than 80 cents of every dollar raised goes towards breakthrough research, public and professional education, and patient support services in communities across the nation.

Take Steps- Omaha

June 25, 2016
Omaha, Nebraska

Take Steps for Crohn's and colitis in Omaha NE

Camp Oasis

June 26, 2016
Longbranch, Washington

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

Golf Classic

June 27, 2016
New York

Camp Oasis

July 10, 2016
Deckers, Colorado

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

Camp Oasis

July 10, 2016
Fenton, Michigan

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

Camp Oasis

July 10, 2016
Deckers, Colorado

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

Camp Oasis

July 10, 2016
Fenton, Michigan

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

Camp Oasis

July 10, 2016
Fenton, Michigan

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

Camp Oasis

July 10, 2016
Fenton, Michigan

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

Camp Oasis

July 10, 2016
Fenton, Michigan

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

Camp Oasis

July 10, 2016
Fenton, Michigan

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

Team Challenge Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon

July 17, 2016
Napa, California

Team Challenge Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon

July 17, 2016

Join us in picturesque California Wine Country at the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon. The flagship event of the Wine Country Half Marathon Series, this popular race features a scenic vineyard course that starts at Cuvaison Carneros Winery in Napa and takes you 13.1 miles to finish in historic Sonoma Plaza in front of City Hall. Whether you are a wine drinker or not, the post race wine festival has something for everyone.

Team Challenge Half-Marathon: Napa

July 17, 2016
Napa, California

Experience the best of California Wine Country on this fast, scenic course. Walk or run through acres of vineyards, ranches, and farms!

Team Challenge Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon- Register Now

July 17, 2016

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. The flagship event of the Wine Country Half Marathon Series, this popular race features a scenic vineyard course that starts at Cuvaison Carneros Winery in Napa and takes you 13.1 miles to finish in historic Sonoma Plaza in front of City Hall.

Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country 1/2 Marathon

July 17, 2016
Napa, California

Team Challenge is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's endurance training and fundraising program. Through Team Challenge, you can run or walk 13.1 miles while helping to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. We cover all your travel expenses and train you to walk, run or jog a half marathon in this amazing destination. Be part of the team that's committed to finding a cure...

Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country 1/2 Marathon

July 17, 2016
Napa, California

Team Challenge is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's endurance training and fundraising program. Through Team Challenge, you can run or walk 13.1 miles while helping to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. We cover all your travel expenses and train you to walk, run or jog a half marathon in this amazing destination. Be part of the team that's committed to finding a cure for Crohn's and colitis!

Camp Oasis

July 25, 2016
Willow River, Minnesota

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

Camp Oasis

July 25, 2016
Willow River, Minnesota

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

Camp Oasis

August 7, 2016
Potosi, Missouri

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

Camp Oasis

August 7, 2016
Potosi, Missouri

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

Camp Oasis

August 7, 2016
Potosi, Missouri

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

Guts & Glory 5k Run/Walk

August 14, 2016
Ocean City, New Jersey

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

Camp Oasis

August 14, 2016
Elkhorn, Wisconsin

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

Camp Oasis of Texas

August 14, 2016
Bruceville, Texas

Camp Oasis is a co-ed residential summer camp program for children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The Camp Oasis of Texas is taking place Sunday, August 14th - Thursday, August 18th at Greene Family Camp in Bruceville, Texas. Children and teens entering grades 3-10 in Fall 2016 are invited to apply as campers, and teens entering grades 11-12 in Fall 2016 are invited to apply to the Leaders In Training program. We are also seeking volunteers to serve as counselors, medical staff and program leaders. Volunteers must be a minimum of 18 years old and pass a background check. For more information about Camp Oasis of Texas, please contact Amber Martin at amartin@ccfa.org or 972.386.0607 ext 4.

Camp Oasis

August 14, 2016
Bruceville, Texas

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

Camp Oasis

August 14, 2016
Bruceville, Texas

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

Camp Oasis

August 14, 2016
Bruceville, Texas

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

Camp Oasis

August 14, 2016
Elkhorn, Wisconsin

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

Camp Oasis

August 15, 2016
Kintnersville, Pennsylvania

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

CCFA Golf Classic

August 15, 2016
7:00am - 2:00pm | Denver, Colorado

The 2016 CCFA Golf Classic will take place at the beautiful Pinehurst Country Club in Denver, CO. The event features lots of activities including a great golf course, breakfast, driving range, hole contests, awards, auction and more.

Camp Oasis

August 15, 2016
Kintnersville, Pennsylvania

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

Camp Oasis

August 16, 2016
Elizaville, New York

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

Camp Oasis

August 16, 2016
Elizaville, New York

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

Camp Oasis

August 16, 2016
Elizaville, New York

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

Camp Oasis

August 16, 2016
Elizaville, New York

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

Camp Oasis

August 16, 2016
Elizaville, New York

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

Camp Oasis

August 16, 2016
Elizaville, New York

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

Camp Oasis

August 16, 2016
Elizaville, New York

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

Camp Oasis

August 16, 2016
Elizaville, New York

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

Crohn's & Colitis Patient Education Day

August 20, 2016
Boise, Idaho

Fifth Annual CCFA Bocce Invitational

August 26, 2016
4:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Irvine, California

Join us for THE networking event of the fall season. A beautiful August evening filled with the sounds of live jazz, views of swaying palm trees and expansive blue skies, smells of delicious italian food and the excitement of bocce ball action on multiple courts await you. Whether you participate as a guest, player or foursome, this is sure to be the event of the season. Visit: http://online.ccfa.org/bocce to learn more.

A Night at the Museum

September 3, 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina

Flag Football Tournament at CenturyLink Field

September 3, 2016
9:00 am | Seattle, Washington

Get in the game and play flag football on CenturyLink field! Exact date is TBD but will be in fall of 2016!

Team Challenge San Diego Triathlon Classic

September 10, 2016

The sixth annual San Diego Triathlon Classic will take place on September 10, 2016- come and do it with Team Challenge! The San Diego Triathlon Classic boasts the most spectator friendly transition and course areas in all of Southern California. A unique multi-loop course allows spectators, families, and friends to see participants multiple times during the course of the event, as well as at the finish line.

Flag Football at US Bank Stadium

September 10, 2016
9:00am - 4:00pm | Minneapolis, Minnesota

Experience the NEW home of the Vikings as a player in our all-new flag football tournament while helping us tackle Crohn's and colitis. Recreational and competitive teams welcome. Limited to first 24 teams.

Team Challenge, Triathlon Classic San Diego

September 10, 2016
San Diego, California

Team Challenge is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's endurance training and fundraising program. Through Team Challenge, you can complete a Sprint or Olympic distance Triathlon while helping to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. We cover your weekend expenses and train you to swim, bike & run in San Diego. Be part of the team that's committed to finding a cure for Crohn's and colitis!

A Winning Hand for CCFA

September 15, 2016
10:30am | Roslyn Harbor, NY, New York

A fun filled day of cards, mah jongg, shopping, lunch and raffles

Connections: Education Day for Families of Kids with IBD

September 18, 2016
Seattle, Washington

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

September 18, 2016
St Cloud, Minnesota

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

Take Steps Wilmington

September 24, 2016
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

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

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis - Fargo walk

September 24, 2016
Fargo, North Dakota

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis - Rochester walk

September 25, 2016
Rochester, Minnesota

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

Take Steps Walk, Fort Collins - 2016

October 1, 2016
3:00 p.m. | Fort Collins, Colorado

Join CCFA on Saturday, October 1st at 3:00 p.m. at City Park for a family-friendly community walk dedicated to raising awareness and mission-critical funds for cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This wonderful event will also be filled with live music, food, kids’ entertainment, and educational materials.

Microsoft 5K Run/Walk

October 7, 2016
2:00pm | Redmond, Washington

CCFA Northwest is partnering with Microsoft for their annual 5K run/ walk in Redmond on October 7th.

Take Steps - Lincoln

October 8, 2016
Lincoln, Nebraska

Take Steps for Crohn's and colitis in Lincoln, NE

Los Angeles Patient and Family Education Conference

October 9, 2016
9 AM - 3 PM | Los Angeles, California

A full-day conference designed to educate the IBD patient community about new developments.

Take Steps Charleston

October 15, 2016
Charleston, South Carolina

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

5th Annual CCFA Orange County Golf Classic Fundraiser

October 18, 2016
9:00 AM

Join us in Newport Coast for a day of golf, on-course games and exciting contests. The evening concludes with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres buffet, raffle, fundraising benefit auction and awards ceremony. Evening reception overlooks the breathtaking course at Pelican Hill. Visit online at ccfa.org/ocgolfclassic to learn more. Proceeds support groundbreaking research to find cures and treat and diagnose children and adults affected by these chronic digestive diseases.

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. 2016 Registration Will Open Soon - Stay Tuned - Please mark your calendar!

San Antonio Take Steps

October 22, 2016
3:00 PM | San Antonio, Texas

Come join us for a fun day in San Antonio, TX as we Take Steps against Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis!

6th Annual Crystal Ball Corporate Cocktail

October 27, 2016
6:30pm | Winter Park, Florida

6th Annual Crystal Ball Corporate Cocktail is a beautiful evening of networking with Orlando's finest! The cocktail consists of live music, silent auction, raffle, amazing food and drinks. Great way to raise awareness in Central Florida for IBD. REGISTRATION TO OPEN SOON!!

UC Irvine Healthcare Patient Education Conference

October 29, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Irvine, California

A half-day conference designed to educate the IBD patient community about new developments.

Evening of Hope Gala - "Shine Bright"

October 29, 2016
6:00pm | Bloomington, Minnesota

Join us for the Evening of Hope Gala to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and silent auction begin at 6:00pm.

Take Steps Temecula

November 6, 2016
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 7 years we have raised nearly $60 million in the search for cures for these debilitating digestive diseases. Join us in 2016! Take Steps is a nationwide event in more than 145 communities across the country. More information coming soon.

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. 2016 Registration Will Open Soon - Stay Tuned - Please mark your calendar!

A Toast to Tomorrow

November 10, 2016
6:30pm | Roslyn Harbor, NY, New York

A culinary event

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.