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 300 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.
7:00pm | Detroit, Michigan
Join Detroit Comedy Underground and CCFA Michigan as we celebrate a night of laughter to raise some much needed funds for CCFA!
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Beverly Hills, California
Honoring Linda Howard and Lindsay Sloane and In Remembrance of Mary Ann Mobley
Proceeds fund cutting-edge medical research and support programs for children and adults affected by Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
7:05 | Tacoma, Washington
CCFA is partnering with the Tacoma Rainiers minor league baseball team on May 15th for the first annual CCFA Rainiers Night! Join us for the 7:05pm game at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma to cheer on your Tacoma Rainiers!
6:00-10:00pm | San Francisco, California
The 18th annual California Wine Classic will feature local winemakers, an alluring auction, and seated dinner.
San Diego, California
Take Steps for Crohn’s & colitis is a family friendly community walk dedicated to raising mission critical funds and awareness for Crohn's disease & ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Over the past 7 years we have raised nearly $60 million in the search for cures for these debilitating digestive diseases. Join us in 2015! Take Steps is a nationwide event in more than 145 communities across the country. More information coming soon.
4:00pm | Fort Wayne, Indiana
Take Steps Fort Wayne is a two mile walk and celebration to raise funds for research and programs and to raise awarenss of IBD.
3pm; registration 4pm; Walk Begins | Jacksonville, Florida
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. 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!
2:00pm | Portland, Oregon
Take Steps Portland - A fundraising walk for Crohn's & Colitis
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
3:00 PM | Irvine, California
Beginning at 3:00 PM with Check-In and Festival, Take Steps Orange County's walk event begins in William R. Mason Regional Park (18712 University Dr, Irvine, CA 92612) with a festival setting. Participants are treated to free food, drinks, games, prizes, kids zone, and informational and interactive booths. Our Honored Heroes and other patients and caregivers will present their stories onstage. To learn more, please visit: www.ccTakeSteps.org/OrangeCounty.