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.
Camp Oasis is a co-ed residential summer camp program for children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
Run or walk a half marathon and train for one our great destination races. In exchange for fundraising, Team Challenge participants receive personalized training by professional run and walk coaches in local markets for an entire season.
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.
Napa Valley, California
Train with Team Challenge throughout the spring and then experience a world-class event in the heart of California's wine country. Celebrate your accomplishments in style with the area's great wineries and restaurants. This event sells out immediately, so don't miss out on an incredible opportunity to help find a cure for Crohn's and colitis AND participate in this exclusive event.
Experience the best of California Wine Country on this fast, scenic course. Walk or run through acres of vineyards, ranches, and farms!
Napa-to-Sonoma is the flagship event in the Wine Country Half Marathon Series. This popular race features a fast and scenic course starting at Cuvaison Carneros Winery and finishing in historic Sonoma Plaza in front of City Hall. The world-renowned Napa and Sonoma Valleys serve as the host of this event, offering the finest in wine country ambience and hospitality.