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.
2 pm Registration, 3 pm Walk Start | Atlanta, Georgia
Registration is now open for 2015! Sign up today at www.cctakesteps.org/atlanta, and join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases.
3:00 PM | San Jose, California
Take Steps for Crohn's and Colitis is CCFA's largest fundraising program. Participants raise funds and awareness throughout the year and come together to celebrate the steps that have been taken towards a cure.
11:00 AM | Costa Mesa, California
Join the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Greater Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter for Advanced Provider Perspectives: Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, an accredited live activity to educate nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses and associates on the latest information on diagnosis and different treatment strategies in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, including medications and surgery. The accredited program serves as an advanced topic that consists of a didactic presentation that will be developed with the CCFA’s National Nursing Initiative Committee and presented by an advanced practice provider IBD expert with ample question and answer time. Registered nurses, NPs and PAs will be eligible for 1.5 continuing education credits for completion of the program.
11:00 AM | Seattle, Washington
Take Steps for Crohn's and Colitis is CCFA's largest fundraising program. Participants raise funds and awareness throughout the year and come together to celebrate the steps that have been taken towards a cure. Live music, free food, and a festival atmosphere make this one of our most popular and fun programs! Join us in taking steps toward a future free from Crohn’s and colitis!
8:30 a.m. Registration & Festivities | Dallas, Texas
The 2015 Dallas 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.
3:00 pm check in 4:00 pm Walk | Loudonville - Albany - Colonie, New York
Albany Take Steps Walk
3:30-6:30 p.m. | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis is CCFA’s largest fundraising event having touched over 240,000 people and raised nearly $60M to help further the Foundation’s mission. 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. In 2014, more than 70,000 people joined us nationwide, helping us raise $11M. 82 cents of every dollar raised goes towards breakthrough research, public and professional education, and patient support services in communities across the nation. Register today. Join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases. Check out the music video from our 2014 Walk and get inspired to walk with us and be brave in 2015 at Citizen's Bank Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7hEoiC98HI
6:30-7:30 PM | Issaquah, Washington