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.

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ACG 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting

October 11, 2013
San Diego, California

Portland Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

December 6, 2013
8:00pm | Portland, Oregon

Welcome to Portland’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Party! This years event will feature: A dueling piano show that boast a Vegas style request driven, audience interactive show complete with skits, games, sing-a-longs, comedy and some of the best players in the U.S. An ugly sweater contest with prizes for best couples sweaters, most holiday spirit and ugliest ugly sweater. a 50/50 raffle that will provide a chance to win some big bucks. Our elves workshop raffle with chances to win great local prizes. an on-site photo booth to capture all the memories. Rent a sweater station…for your friend who refused to dress up only to find it’s required to get it! …more holiday cheer than one person can handle! The Portland Ugly Christmas Sweater Party is joining thousands of people and communities across the nation in celebrating the National Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week happening December 1-7. They will donate all proceeds to the foundation. The event will take place on December 6, 2013 from 8-11pm at the Barrel Room in downtown Portland. “This year’s awareness week gives us yet another opportunity to shed light on these debilitating diseases and highlight the efforts being made to find cures,” said Richard Geswell, President of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. “CCFA is increasing our outreach this year to reach a wider audience with a message that will bring attention to this very important cause affecting so many Americans.” Everyone in the community 21 and over is encouraged to participate in what will be Portland’s must attend holiday party!

Pediatrics & IBD: What Parents Need to Know - Chapel Hill

December 15, 2013
4:00 PM | Chapel Hill, North Carolina

This is a FREE program for the parents and guardians of Pediatric IBD patients

Team Challenge Summer Season- Register Now

January 1, 2014

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

AWARE for All: Understanding the Basics of Clinical Trials

January 15, 2014
6:00 pm Registration | Overland Park, Kansas

A free presentation and interactive question-and-answer session that will that will help you better understand clinical trials, common features of IBD studies, and helpful resources. Featuring: Marc K. Taormina, MD, FASGE, AGAF, FACG, FACP, Board Certified Gastroenterologist

Lazer Tag Youth Activity

February 6, 2014
6:30pm | Sherman Oaks, California

Team Challenge Triathlon Info Meetings

February 10, 2014

Info Meetings run from 2/10/2014 to 2/27/2014.

New Date: Charlotte Take Steps Committee Meeting

February 20, 2014
6:00 PM | Charlotte, North Carolina

Join us for the 2014 Charlotte Take Steps Committee Meeting and be part of the planning and preparation of this exciting event.

CCFA Summer Kick-Off

February 20, 2014
Boston, Massachusetts

Join other Boston area Young Professionals at the Liberty Hotel Courtyard!

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