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


Advocacy Training 12/11 Needham Cancelled. 

Advocacy Training Wellesley: January 21st at 6pm at the Wellesley Public Library. RSVP to Melissa Murphy at

Save the Date!- The Annual Boston Patient Education Symposium will be on Sunday, March 15th, 2015. More details will be avialable shortly!


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!


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


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:

Turkey Trot, Cranberry Sauce & a Side of Team Challenge: This Thanksgiving, join Team Challenge supporters, friends and staff for our first ever Team Challenge Turkey Trot! Run a 5k, a 10k or simply to the dining room. Join us for a virtual run, walk or bike to support CCFA. Your Turky Trot can officially take place anytime, anywhere on Thursday, November 27th (Thanksgiving Day). Set a new family tradition this Thanksgiving and get your entire family involved. We promist it's going to be a great way to start your Turkey Day! 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!