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.
10:30 AM | Mercer Island, Washington
Please join us on March 4th for a Table Captain Brunch if you are interested in being a Table Captain at our 2015 Annual Benefit Luncheon!
11:30AM | Syosset, New York
At the kick off you can: Register your team members! Meet other teams! Get great fundraising tips and ideas!
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Wilmington, Delaware
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the Nemours/ Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children invites you along with family and friends to our FREE Pediatric Family Education Day. A panel of IBD healthcare providers will explore the aspects of living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
10:30 am | Kettering, Ohio
at Up & Running (Kettering) Choose your challenge! RSVP to an information meeting to learn more about how you can run/walk a half marathon to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis research!
Achieve what you never thought was possible! Team Challenge, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) endurance training and fundraising program, is the perfect way to improve your fitness while making a difference
11:30am - 1:30pm | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The kickoff party is an opportunity to learn more about the walk, meet your walk manager, meet other teams and patients, meet your 2015 honored heroes and event chair, learn new fundraising tips and ideas and much more! There will be a free bagel brunch at 11:30am during the program. Open to all ages. RSVP required by 3/3 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
6:30pm | Lexington
We're recruiting for the Summer 2015 Team Challenge season! Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon/Ironman, or ride in a great cycling event at one our amazing destination races. In exchange for fundraising, Team Challenge New England participants receive personalized training by professional run and walk coaches for an entire season. Additionally, the training program includes clinics and helpful tips on topics like nutrition, hydration, and injury prevention. Cross the finish line today in support on finding a cure for Crohn’s and colitis!
5:00 pm | Westbury, New York
Two educational programs for men and women with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Join CCFA for a winter wonderland of a weekend during the Colorado Powder Classic at Vail Cascade Resort from March 13-15, 2015. You are invited to ski, snowboard, snowmobile, play great casino games or just relax in the spa, all while feeling great about supporting this cause. The event weekend includes a Friday Night Welcome Reception, Saturday Mountain Activities and Saturday Night Extravaganza filled with musical entertainment, silent auction, and casino action with plenty of food and drinks! Reserve your spot today!