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.
1:30 p.m. Registration, 3:00 p.m. Walk Start | Savannah, Georgia
Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is CCFA's largest fundraising event. Participants raise funds and awareness throughout the year and come together to celebrate the steps that have been taken towards a cure. Our 2016 event is just around the corner! Register today and join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases.
11:30am Registration Opens / 1:00pm Walk Starts | Port Washington , New York
Many patients feel that they are alone in their struggle with IBD, not knowing how to explain to others what they go through. Take Steps provides the perfect environment for patients and their families to come together and know they are not alone in this fight. The night is filled with music, food, kids activities, local entertainment and most importantly the company of hundreds of people who truly understand the impacts of IBD.
Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is CCFA's largest fundraising event. Participants raise funds and awareness throughout the year and come together to celebrate the steps that have been taken towards a cure. Our 2016 event is just around the corner! Register today and join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases. We're committed to help transform the lives of those impacted by these diseases to one of a brighter future based on well-funded, cutting-edge scientific research. Make the decision now to join us and take a step toward a future free from Crohn's and colitis! To register please visit www.cctakesteps.org/gulfcoast2016.
Check-In: 3:00 pm Walk Starts: 4:00 pm | Reston, Virginia
9:00 a.m. | South Elmwood, Rhode Island
Join us in Newport Coast for a day of golf, on-course games and exciting contests. The evening concludes with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres buffet, raffle, fundraising benefit auction and awards ceremony. Evening reception overlooks the breathtaking course at Pelican Hill. Visit online at ccfa.org/ocgolfclassic to learn more. Proceeds support groundbreaking research to find cures and treat and diagnose children and adults affected by these chronic digestive diseases.
6:30 p.m. | Coconut Creek, Florida
Mark your calendars now for one of the funniest events happening this fall! Join CCFA on Thursday, October 20, 2016 for the 7th Annual Comedy Night for Crohn’s & Colitis at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. This year CCFA is proud to honor Luke Freeman, President at Wizard Creations and Mickey Wirtz VP of Sales at Wizard Creations at Comedy Night for all their support not only to CCFA but to dozens of other worthy charities in the South Florida community.
3:00 PM | San Antonio, Texas
Come join us for a fun day in San Antonio, TX as we Take Steps against Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis!
9:00 a.m. | Guilford, Connecticut
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.