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.
Join Team Challenge Triathlon in Clearwater, Florida on November 9, 2014 and make a difference in the lives of millions while you achieve something you may have never thought possible! Our tremendous coaches and mentors will guide you step-by-step from day one across the finish line. Our team has a fantastic 100% race-day success rate with athletes of all athletic backgrounds. You can do this! We provide a comprehensive 16-week training program including swim, run, bike, and combination practices as well as informative clinics on all topics related to practicing and racing TriRock Clearwater
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Fairfax, Virginia
Nurses and physician assistants play a vital role in the care and management of IBD for patients. Given the rise of IBD cases, the chronic nature of the disease and new therapies being developed at a rapid pace, it is vital that nurses and physician assistants at all levels and in all areas of practice have the knowledge and skill set to manage patients with IBD. This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of registered nurses and physician assistants involved in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Join us for this free educational activity on the latest in IBD and earn 1.5 credits!
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Brookfield, Wisconsin
CCFA invites nurses and physicians to a free accredited seminar, with an interactive presentation will be given by Kristin Demitroulas McMahon, RN, MSN. Attendees will receive 1.5 continuing education contact hours.
7-8:30 PM | Overland Park, Kansas
This free informational presentation and interactive question-and-answer session will outline the risk and benefits of various therapies for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
6:30pm | Newton, Massachusetts
An evening lecture that will outline the risk and benefits of various therapies for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), and ways to advocate for optimal IBD care.
6:30-8:00 PM | Tacoma, Washington
dinner and auction
6:30-8:00 pm | Raleigh, North Carolina
6pm-10pm | Cleveland, Ohio
Join us at the top of one of the most luxurious buildings in Downtown Cleveland as we Toast to CCFA. Taste a wonderful selection of hand-picked wines, dine on heavy hors d'Oeuvres from Constantino's Market while helping to raise awareness and support for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America NE Ohio Chapter. Raise your glass high to this not-to-be-missed event.
7:00pm | Boston, Massachusetts
Held at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston, the Fete of Food and Wine brings together elegance, luxurious food, and wine pairings. The night will be filled with live music, dancing, auctions, and decadent desserts. This year, the evening will honor Corey Siegel, M.D., M.S., Humanitarian of the Year, and David Howe, Man of the Year.