New England Chapter

72 River Park Street, Needham Heights, MA 02494, USA Suite 202
Needham, MA, 02494
Phone: (781) 449.0324
(800) 314.3459
Fax: (781) 465.7273

Welcome to the New England Chapter!  We serve Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

UPCOMING EVENTS: More details on all of our events can be found by clicking the 'Events' tab in the bar at the left of your page


Springfield Patient & Professional IBD Symposium: Thursday, November 6th at 5:30pm. Nurses can obtain CNE credits! Click here for more information.

Boston-Take Control: Decision Making Lecture: Monday, November 10th at 6:30pm in Newton, MA. Click here for more information.

Maine- Treatment Options in IBD Lecture: Tuesday, November 18th at 6:30pm in Portland, ME. Click here for more information.


Boston Take Steps Walk: Thank you for supporting Boston Take Steps! The Walk is over, but we're continuing to fundraise! Please visit to make a donation today!

Springfield, MA Take Steps Walk: Join us for our Springfield, MA Take Steps Walk at Stanley Park, register here. For more information contact Jessica Gale,


CCFA Young Professionals Committee: Meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. E-mail Jenna Wilson, for more information.

A Touch of Football Raffle: Buy raffle tickets to support the CCFA A Touch of Football event through October 31st! Win 4 tickets on the 50-Yard Line behind the Patriots' bench for the 11-23 game against the Detroit Lions! 1 ticket for $10 or 3 tickets fro $25. Click here to buy tickets!

Fete of Food and Wine: Held at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston, the Fete of Food and Wine brings together elegance, luxurious food and wine pairings. The night will be filled with live music, dancing, auctions and decadent desserts. This year, the evening will honor Corey Siegel, M.D., M.S., Humanitarian of the Year and David Howe, Man of the Year. Purchase tickets here:


Team Challenge New England: We're recruiting for the Winter 2014 season! Train with professional coaches to run or walk 13.1 miles in your choice of three amazing destinations- Vegas, Palm Beach or Dallas! For more information visit:


  • Looking for Support? Check out the CCFA Support Group held at MGH! Its open to everyone, not just MGH patients. The group meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm in the Yawkey Building, Room 4-4820. Go to our find a support group page for more details or contact Al Wilson at
  • Are you interested in becoming a Mentor for others with IBD? Are you looking to receive one on one support from a trained mentor? Then contact to find out how to get involved in our Power of Two Program!



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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!