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


Complementary & Alternative Approaches in IBD Webcast:Free! Tueday, May 12th from 2pm to 3pm. Learn More and Register by clicking here.

The Annual Boston Professional Education Dinner, featuring guest speaker Dr. Miguel Regueiro of the University of Pittsburgh will be on Thursday, May 28th, 2015. For more details and to register, click here!

Save the Date! Annual Dartmouth Patient & Family IBD Symposium: Saturday, June 6th from 8am to 1pm in Lebanon, NH. A variety of talks related to IBD with some terrific speakers. For more details click here.


Boston Take Steps Walk: Are you interested in participating or volunteering at Take Steps? Please visit for more information, to register or make a donation!


A Night in White for the Cure: Join us at the Liberty Hotel, Boston on Thursday, June 25th for live music, wine, delicious food, and awards for two leaders in IBD! Hosted by the CCFA Young Professionals Committee, join over 200 CCFA supporters for an unforgettable night! Register here!

A Touch of Football 2015: Interested in fielding your own flag football team on Gillette Field? Join us this fall for A Touch of Football 2015, as 24 teams face off for the CCFA Championship! Read about last year's event here:

A Fete of Food and Wine: Have you been to CCFA's signature food and wine event of the year? This is one you don't want to miss! The Fete of Food and Wine will be held on Friday, November 6th, 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston.

CCFA Young Professionals Committee: Meets monthly at 6:30pm. Winter/Spring Meetings: January 13, February 18, March 10, April 14, May 18, June 9, June 17. E-mail Jenna Wilson, for more information.


Team Challenge New England: We're recruiting for the Summer 2015 Team Challenge season! Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon/Ironman or ride in a great cycling event at one of our amazing destination races. In exchange for fundraising, Team Challenge New England participants receive personalized training by professional run and walk coaches for an entire season. Additionally, the training program includes clinics and helpful tips on topics like nutrition, hydrations and injury prevention. Cross the finish line today in support of finding a cure for Crohn's and colitis. Want to learn more? Visit and RSVP to one of our Information Sessions!


  • 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!