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.
8:30 a.m. Registration & Festivities | Tyler, Texas
The 2015 Tyler Take Steps walk offers a wonderful day for family, friends and the community to celebrate all of the efforts that have been put forth in raising funds towards our mission. Our walk event is filled with live music, food, kids’ entertainment, educational materials, and, of course, wonderful exposure for our corporate partners.
8:00 am Registration Walk Starts at 9:00 am | Manhasset, New York
Many patients feel that they are alone in their struggle with IBD, not knowing how to explain to others what they go through. Take Steps provides the perfect environment for patients and their families to come together and know they are not alone in this fight. The night is filled with music, food, kids activities, local entertainment and most importantly the company of hundreds of people who truly understand the impacts of IBD.
9:00 am | East Rutherford, New Jersey
Join your fellow football fans in a touch football tournament on the field at MetLife Stadium, home of the New York Football Giants and New York Jets, and help to find cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
3:00 PM | Columbia, South Carolina
8:30am-11:30am | Newtown, Pennsylvania
Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis is CCFA’s largest fundraising event. Our Take Steps walks offer a wonderful day for family, friends and the community to celebrate all of the efforts that have been put forth in raising funds towards our mission. Our walk events are filled with live music, food, kids’ entertainment, educational materials, and, of course, wonderful exposure for our corporate partners.
6-9pm | New York, New York
A program designed exclusively for health care professionals, with a specific focus on Fellows, who are devoting careers to the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases.
Join us for the CCFA Patient Education program for those affected by Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. October 8, 2015 at Carle Foundation Forum-Pollard Auditorium 611 W Park St Urbana IL 61801 6:30-8:30 pm Hear from experts in gastroenterology and patient wellness. Eugene Greenberg, MD will lecture on IBD Treatments: Finding Your Best Path &Glenn Gordon, MD will lecture on The Future of IBD Treatment: The Future Could Be Now
6:30pm | Colchester, Vermont
An evening lecture detailing what every parent needs to know about inflammatory bowel disease, followed by a question-and-answer session.
6-8pm | Palm Beach, Florida
Stock up on Arm Candy at Alex and Ani, 150 Worth Ave., Palm Beach. Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America invites shoppers to a stylish event that will raise funds to support finding a cure for those living with digestive diseases.
6:30 p.m. | Dallas, Texas
On Friday, October 9, 2015 the North Texas Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host its Fourth Annual Dinner. This year’s dinner will be a Conversation with Legendary NBA All-Star, Derek Harper. We welcome your support in becoming a partner in our quest to raise critical funding and awareness to support the work of CCFA in North Texas.