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.
Bike the beautiful California Coast with Team Challenge Cycle! Get fit, make friends, and change the lives of others—as part of Team Challenge, you can do all of this and more! With our Cycle Training Program, you'll train with professional coaches and like-minded teammates for a rewarding and exciting cycle event at Bike The Coast, 7, 15, 25, 50, 100 mile distances available, while raising vital funds for research.
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1pm: Registration 2pm: Walk begins | Gainesville, 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!
3:00 PM | Charleston, South Carolina
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Columbia, Maryland
This program is open to all Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis patients, caregivers, and individuals interested in learning more about Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. This FREE education program features an expert presentation and an interactive question-and-answer session. Program topics will include: a review of current therapies, management of the disease, and treatment-related side effects.
Join Team Challenge Lite for a "lite" version of the program everyone knows and loves! Local 5K training program with a low fundraising minimum!
6:00PM | Birmingham, Alabama
The Alabama/NW Florida Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (CCFA) is proud to present the 4th Annual “Casino for a Cause” at Regions Field on Wednesday, November 5. Proceeds from Casino for Cause will support CCFA mission critical research initiatives, support services and Camp Oasis. Help us improve the quality of life for the 20,000 Alabamians living with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
6:30 p.m. | Dallas, Texas
On Wednesday, November 5, 2014 the North Texas Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host its Third Annual Dinner: A Conversation with Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez. The 2014 dinner will be held at the Belo Mansion in Dallas, TX, and we invite you to make plans now to join us!
8:00pm-12 Midnight | Nashville, Tennessee
Join us for the inaugural Royal Flush Casino Night on Friday, November 7 at the sleek, private club Citizen in downtown Nashville. The event will take place from 8:00pm-12:00am and will feature casino games, amazing food from Virago and other M Street concepts, music and a silent auction to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's Tennessee Chapter. Experience the posh club that is typically off limits unless you are a member all while helping the 30,000 Tennesseans living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
8:00 AM | Rosemont, Illinois
REGISTER NOW! 19th Annual IBD Education Symposium "IBD in 2014: Tackling the Tough Questions", offered by the Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). This full-day accredited medical symposium will focus on medical, surgical and integrative approaches for managing inflammatory bowel disease. Russell D. Cohen, MD, Course Director