Events

5th Annual IBD and Your Child: A Day of Awareness

March 7, 2015
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Wilmington, Delaware

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the Nemours/ Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children invites you along with family and friends to our FREE Pediatric Family Education Day. A panel of IBD healthcare providers will explore the aspects of living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Team Challenge Information Meeting - Cherry Hill, NJ

March 10, 2015
6:30 PM | Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Get Fit, Make Friends and Change lives for patients living with Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis! Join representatives from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's endurance training program, Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis (CCFA) at Road Runner Sports Cherry Hill to learn more about how to run a half marathon while also finding a cure for Crohn's and colitis!

Team Challenge Information Meeting - Philadelphia (Center City)

March 14, 2015
9:00 AM | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Get Fit, Make Friends and Change lives for patients living with Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis! Join representatives from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's endurance training program, Team Challenge Philadelphia/Delaware at PHILADELPHIA RUNNER (Center City) to learn more about how to run a half marathon while also finding a cure for Crohn's and colitis!

Team Challenge Information Meeting - Newtown Square, PA

March 18, 2015
7:00 PM | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

Get Fit, Make Friends and Change lives for patients living with Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis! Join representatives from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's endurance training program, Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis (CCFA) at The Running Place in Newtown Square, PA to learn more about how to run a half marathon while also finding a cure for Crohn's and colitis!

The Ninth PENN Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium

March 20, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

The 9th Penn Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium will highlight the advances in diagnosis and treatment of IBD. The program will include lectures by nationally and internationally recognized experts, followed by interactive panel discussions. A wide array of topics will be discussed including the pathophysiology of IBD, pharmacologic therapies and surgical interventions. Participants will receive a comprehensive overview of the latest available research and clinical information on evaluation and management of patients with IBD. This activity has been designed for gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, GI fellows and residents, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, radiologists, pathologists, nutritionists and other health care professionals. This program is endorsed by The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter.

Team Challenge Information Meeting & Kick Off Party - King of Prussia, PA

March 26, 2015
6:30 PM | King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Get Fit, Make Friends and Change lives for patients living with Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis! Join representatives from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's endurance training program, Team Challenge Philadelphia/Delaware at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery in King of Prussia to learn more about how to run a half marathon while also finding a cure for Crohn's and colitis! After the info meeting, all TC registered participants are welcome to join us for our season Kick-Off celebration!! Food and drink provided. Can't wait to see you there!

Pediatric Family Education Day

April 11, 2015
9:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children invites you along with family and friends to our FREE Family Education Day. A panel of health specialists will explore the aspects of living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Renaissance Ball - A Family Affair

April 18, 2015
7:00 PM | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The 2015 Renaissance Ball—A Family Affair benefits Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis patients and their families and will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The 40th Ball, the premier fund raising event of the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia. The Kestenbaum Family—Gene, Sue, Brian, Gavi, Adam & Jackie will serve as Chairs. Louis Eni and the Dietz & Watson Family will be honored along with a very special Silver Medallion Award presented to The IBD Team, David Piccoli, M.D. Chair, at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in honor of 25 years of partnership with CCFA.

You, Me, and IBD: Philadelphia Annual Patient Education Day

April 26, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter invites you along with family and friends to our Annual Patient Education Day. A panel of IBD healthcare providers will explore the aspects of living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Philadelphia Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis Walk

May 3, 2015
3:30-6:30 p.m. | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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. Register today. Join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases. Check out the music video from our 2014 Walk and get inspired to walk with us and be brave in 2015 at Citizen's Bank Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7hEoiC98HI

Delaware Take Steps for Crohn's and Colitis

May 9, 2015
3:30pm-6:30pm | Wilmington, Delaware

Join the Delaware community as we Take Steps for Crohn's and Colitis in Wilmington! Take Steps 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. Register today. Join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases.

Lehigh Valley Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis Walk

May 17, 2015
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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. Register today. Join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases

Team Challenge Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon (Portland, ME)

July 11, 2015
Portland, Maine

Join Team Challenge for a life changing experience at the Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon in Portland, Maine! Team Challenge is an endurance training and fundraising program unlike any other. It’s a unique opportunity to change your life and the lives of others. After our customized half marathon training program, you will have forged new friendships and accomplished things you never thought possible. No matter what your fitness level, you will train for a rewarding and exciting half marathon in beautiful wine country, while raising vital funds to help find cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon is Portland’s premier summertime running event that cuts through the heart of the Old Port district and West End neighborhood and features sweeping views of the Casco Bay and its many islands. The event is hosted from Portland’s Ocean Gateway Terminal. Race day is July 11, 2015.

Team Challenge Napa-to-Sonoma Half Marathon

July 19, 2015
Sonoma, California

Join Team Challenge for a life changing experience at the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon! Team Challenge is an endurance training and fundraising program unlike any other. It’s a unique opportunity to change your life and the lives of others. After our customized half marathon training program, you will have forged new friendships and accomplished things you never thought possible. No matter what your fitness level, you will train for a rewarding and exciting half marathon in beautiful wine country, while raising vital funds to help find cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon is recognized for its scenic course, wine country ambiance, and weekend events. The flagship event of the Wine Country Half Marathon Series takes you 13.1 miles to finish in historic Sonoma Plaza in front of City Hall. Race day is July 19, 2015.

Guts & Glory 5k Run/Walk

August 16, 2015
Ocean City, New Jersey

Take in the sites and sounds of the South Jersey Shore while raising money for CCFA! Join us for an event you don't want to miss. Register today to receive your Guts & Glory t-shirt on race day. Sign up on you rown or form a team. Start fundraising for a cure today!

Camp Oasis

August 17, 2015
Kintnersville, Pennsylvania

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