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.
3:00 PM | Las Vegas, Nevada
7:00 p.m. | Greenwood Village, Colorado
CCFA invites you to our Team Challenge information meeting, held at Run Colorado in Greenwood Village. Meet the program's amazing coaches, program alumni, and learn all about Team Challenge. This quick, free session is the best way to get started on the Denver team!
6:30pm | CIncinnati, Ohio
at REI Cincinnati. 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!
7:00 PM | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Get Fit, Make Friends and Change lives for patients living with Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis! Join representatives from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's endurance training program, Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis (CCFA) at The Running Place in Newtown Square, PA to learn more about how to run a half marathon while also finding a cure for Crohn's and colitis!
This two-day Intestinal Pathobiology Symposium is being organized in memory of Dr. Shanthi Sitaraman, who was an extremely well respected and highly accomplished physician and scientist in gastrointestinal diseases research. The symposium will be held on March 18 and 19, 2015 at Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. For full details, please visit http://biomedical.gsu.edu/symposium/
7:00 p.m. | Lakewood, Colorado
CCFA invites you to our Team Challenge information meeting, held at Runners Roost in Lakewood. Meet the program's amazing coaches, program alumni, and learn all about Team Challenge. This quick, free session is the best way to get started on the Denver team!
7:30 PM | Old Westbury, New York
Laugh event 2015
7:00pm | Encinitas, California
Looking for a fabulous way to support the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America? Look no further! Whether you're an experienced endurance athlete or lacing up your first pair of walking shoes, our coaches will prepare you for an amazing race experience.
Glen Head, New York
Play for CCFA 2015
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
The 9th Penn Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium will highlight the advances in diagnosis and treatment of IBD. The program will include lectures by nationally and internationally recognized experts, followed by interactive panel discussions. A wide array of topics will be discussed including the pathophysiology of IBD, pharmacologic therapies and surgical interventions. Participants will receive a comprehensive overview of the latest available research and clinical information on evaluation and management of patients with IBD. This activity has been designed for gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, GI fellows and residents, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, radiologists, pathologists, nutritionists and other health care professionals. This program is endorsed by The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter.