Get Involved

Volunteer:
We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to assist at our events or within the office. To get registered as a volunteer or to get information on volunteer opportunities, please contact us at greaterwashingtondc@ccfa.org.

Power of Two program:
Provides one-to-one support and compassion to patients and their families suffering from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This program is open to adults with IBD as well as parents of children with IBD. We are working to expand this program to serve spouses of people with IBD and teens. Would you like to assist others or do you need someone to talk with? Join our Power of Two Program. For details, email greaterwashingtondc@ccfa.org or call 301.287.8494.

Become a Member:
As a member of CCFA, you will help us further the cause while receiving special membership benefits.  Membership benefits include subscription to the chapter newsletter and national magazine, discounts on CCFA books, and invitations to participate in chapter events and programs. Individual memberships are only $30. Join or renew today!

Donate:
Send us a gift and help support Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis research. This gift can also be made in honor or in memory of a loved one. Donations can be made online, mailed to the office address or paid with a credit card over the phone by calling 301.287.8494.

Upcoming Events:

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 2013 events are just around the corner!

2014 Richmond Take Steps - April 27, 2014
For further information email Vickie Thornley at vthornley@ccfa.org


2014 National Capital Area Take Steps - June 21, 2014
For further information email Vickie Thornley at vthornley@ccfa.org

 

Team Challenge is the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s endurance training and fundraising program. With Team Challenge, you’ll find new strength inside yourself, and help find cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two painful, seldom-discussed and debilitating digestive diseases.

Team Challenge Rock' n' Roll Half Marathon
For more information on Team Challenge, please email Karen Byer at kbyer@ccfa.org

 

This co-ed residential camp program enriches the lives of children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis by providing them with a safe and supportive camp community. Camp Oasis was built upon the highest standards of care, and offers activities that appeal to every taste. Registration for the 2014 camp season is now open. To learn more about this exciting program, please email or call:

Christopher Joyce, Regional Education and Support Manager at 412.823.8272 ext. 2 or cjoyce@ccfa.org



Golfers of all skill levels are invited to play in the Hampton Roads PUTT AN END to Crohn's and Colitis Golf Classic while raising awareness about the existence of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and the need to find cures. Participation includes green fees, lunch, drinks, dinner, and much much more.



The CCFA Spotlight Dinner & Auction is an exciting event that pays tribute to our brave friends, relatives, and colleagues battling Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, while raising money to support our mission of finding cures for these debilitating diseases.

The CCFA Young Professionals group is a club looking for creative and dynamic people with exciting ideas to help raise awareness about Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. ANYONE can join, whether you have the disease or not, and the level of commitment is solely up to you. If interested in learning more about this group or to get involved, please email greaterwashingtondc@ccfa.org.

 

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