Attend a Crohn’s and Colitis Event

We have a vast network of  more than 40 CCFA chapters and affiliates nationwide—each with its own volunteer board and Chapter Medical Advisory Committee. Each chapter brings the work of the entire Foundation to their local community. You can make a difference by connecting and participating with your local chapter.

Discover which of these support programs and activities are offered in your local community. Just search for our events by keyword or by city, date, or category.

  • Join Take Steps Be Heard, our nationwide fundraising walk program that makes it possible for us to fulfill our mission and meet our goals.
  • Test your limits with Team Challenge, our endurance training program.
  •  Send your child to Camp Oasis—our local and regional summer camps for children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
  • Connect with others who are struggling to cope with inflammatory bowel diseases  (IBD) through one of our 200 support groups.
  • Attend live education seminars and programs geared for patients and health care professionals.
  • Stay informed about upcoming seminars, support groups, and events in your local community through your chapter newsletter or national newsletter.
  • Ride or volunteer for Get Your Guts in Gear: The Ride for Crohn’s and Colitis to help support CCFA.

To find out more about all of our programs and activities in your area, contact your local CCFA chapter.

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Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

January 26, 2017
6:30-8pm | Dunwoody, Georgia

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Youth Activity: Bowling

January 28, 2017
1:00-3:00 PM | Kirkland, Washington

Spokane - Crohn's & Colitis Patient Education

January 31, 2017
6:00-8:00 PM | Spokane, Washington

Happy Hour with CCFA

February 1, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 PM | Culver City, California

You are invited to join us for an evening of fashion, complimentary wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres to learn about some exciting opportunities to get involved with the Greater Los Angeles Chapter.

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

February 2, 2017
6:30-8pm | St. Louis, Missouri

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Torch Gala

February 4, 2017
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM | Atlanta, Georgia

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America's Annual Torch Gala will be held at the exquisite Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead again this year. Click the article title for more details.

New Orleans Rock 'N' Roll Half Marathon 2017

February 5, 2017
Pennsylvania

A new addition to the Team Challenge roster, New Orleans is one of the country’s most culturally, architecturally and musically interesting cities. The Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon unfolds along a course through the city in the days leading up to Mardi Gras, the annual pre-Lent party to end all parties! Questions: Morgan Harris, 484-278-3934, mharris@ccfa.org Register Now: http://online.ccfa.org/site/PageServer?pagename=tc_team_philadelphia

Team Challenge Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

February 5, 2017

Laissez les bon temps roulez through the Big Easy as Team Challenge hits the streets of New Orleans for the first time. Music makes up the heart and “sole” of this event. Live bands will be performing a variety of music from alternative to soul along the course. The bands set the tempo for this running party, where runners and spectators alike will be “dancin’ in the streets” to these mini-concerts. Train with us all fall and into the start of winter to be ready for this February 5, 2017​ race.

Rock N Roll New Orleans Half Marathon - Team Challenge Minnesota/Dakotas

February 5, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana

Train with Team Challenge Minnesota/Dakotas this fall and into the start of winter to be ready for this February 5, 2017 destination race! Make friends, get fit, and change the lives of those living with Crohn's & Colitis.

Team Challenge New Orleans 2017

February 5, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana

A new addition to the Team Challenge roster, New Orleans is one of the country’s most culturally, architecturally and musically interesting cities. The Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and 10K unfolds along a course through the city in the days leading up to Mardi Gras, the annual pre-Lent party to end all parties!

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