Events

Understanding IBD: What Every Patient Needs to Know

May 21, 2015
630pm Registration; 7pm program start | Bronx, New York

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Greater New York Chapter invites patients, families and caregivers living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis to the educational program Understanding Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: What Every Patient Needs to Know. Consisting of a live and interactive presentation by Dana Lukin, MD, Ph.D, Assistant Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases), and Gastroenterologist at Montefiore Medical Center. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic digestive disorders of the intestines. These illnesses are collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases, or IBD, because many of their symptoms and complications are similar. It is estimated that some 1.6 million Americans suffer from IBD.

Take Steps Walk Staten Island

May 30, 2015
10am festivities start; 11am walk starts | Staten Island, New York

Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis is CCFA’s largest fundraising event having touched over 240,000 people and raised nearly $60M to help further the Foundation’s mission. Our Take Steps walks offer a wonderful day for family, friends and the community to celebrate all of the efforts that have been put forth in raising funds towards our mission. Our walk events are filled with live music, food, kids’ entertainment, educational materials, and, of course, wonderful exposure for our corporate partners. In 2014, more than 70,000 people joined us nationwide, helping us raise $11M. 82 cents of every dollar raised goes towards breakthrough research, public and professional education, and patient support services in communities across the nation.

CCFA Golf Classic

June 1, 2015
TBA | Manhasset, New York

CCFA Theatre Club - On the 20th Century

June 11, 2015
New York, New York

Join the CCFA Theatre Club at On the 20th Century, about Oscar Jaffe, a down-and-out Broadway producer struggling to convince his former muse to return to Broadway. Oscar hopes he can lure her back to salvage his sinking Broadway career!

Team Challenge Old Port Half-Marathon

July 11, 2015
Portland, Maine

Join Team Challenge for a life changing experience. Help cure digestive diseases. The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is proud to partner with the Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon & 5k. Come experience beautiful Portland, Maine with Team Challenge! HELP FUND CURES: Team Challenge participants will raise vital funds for research, education and support for the 1.6 million Americans suffering from Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis - two debilitating digestive diseases that affect 1 in 200 Americans. Be part of the solution! HOW IT WORKS: Join our team. Train with our coaches. Change lives by raising critical funds. Try us out with no obligation until the half-way point of the season. Commit. Race.

Team Challenge Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon

July 19, 2015
Napa, California

Join Team Challenge for a life changing experience. Help cure digestive diseases. The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is proud to partner with the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon. Come experience beautiful Napa, California with Team Challenge! HELP FUND CURES: Team Challenge participants will raise vital funds for research, education and support for the 1.6 million Americans suffering from Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis - two debilitating digestive diseases that affect 1 in 200 Americans. Be part of the solution! HOW IT WORKS: Join our team. Train with our coaches. Change lives by raising critical funds. Try us out with no obligation until the half-way point of the season. Commit. Race.

Camp Oasis

August 18, 2015
Elizaville, New York

Camp Oasis is a co-ed residential summer camp program for children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis