Connecticut Chapter

PO Box 303

Middletown, Connecticut, 06457
Phone: (781) 449.0324
(800) 314.3459
Fax: (781) 465.7273

Welcome to the Connecticut Chapter! Please visit our news and events pages for more information about programs in CT.

If you have any questions, or need additional information, please contact the Chapter at Thank you!


Bottoms Up Cocktail Party

Please save the date for our first ever cocktail event in the Connecticut Chapter, Bottoms Up! The event will be on Friday, September 23, 2016 from 6pm-10pm at the Glastonbury Boathouse. Join us for a night of delicious food, drinks, entertainment, auction and presentation of our honoree award to Mr. Jerry Padula, Esq. For more information, please visit


Connecticut Shoreline

*New Location* Take Steps Connecticut Shoreline takes place on Saturday, October 22 at the Guilford Fairgrounds. Join your local IBD community in walking for awareness, support and cures! Registration is open and more details can be found on our website.

Contact Mary Kate Doherty at 203-376-4336 or for more details

Take Steps would like to thank our generous National Platinum Sponsor:



Team Challenge is an endurance training and fundraising program through the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, where we train you to complete a half marathon while helping to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Team Challenge offers you personalized fitness training by experienced coaches, expenses-paid hotel accommodations at a great destination rate, a supportive team to train with each week, training clinics, a dedicated staff person, a mentor to be your fundraising coach and a team uniform. Come join us at an information meeting to learn more about our upcoming races in Napa and New Orleans! Visit today.



“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.”  Brené Brown

Support groups are an ideal way of finding a space where you can feel heard and valued and where others have similar stories to share.  Visit a support group near you and share your story. You can also join our Online Community to read personal stories, join a discussion in a variety of forums, or visit the Online Support Group.


New Support Group in Hartford! Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 6:00-7:30pm in the Hartford Hospital Conference Room of the CTGI Building. Go to our support group page for more details!


Other ways to connect with us:

Community Health Charities Contributor Choice #22074

Take Steps Be Heard!

Join a walk for Crohn's & Colitis.
Register for a walk near you!

Get Fit, Make Friends, Change Lives!

Team Challenge Endurance Training Program

  • Half Marathon
  • Triathlon

Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon, or ride in a great cycling event at one our amazing destination races while raising vital funds for research. Join Team Challenge today!