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.
8:00am to 12:15pm | Newton, Massachusetts
This symposium will cover topics related to Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Topics will include: new medications, nutrition, complementary therapies, surgery and much more. This program is for both the adult and pediatric population.
5:00pm | San Diego, California
The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is pleased to announce that the inaugural CCFA Champions of Hope Annual Awards Dinner will be held on March 15, 2015 at the Downtown San Diego Library. This charity benefit event will bring together over 200 generous San Diego residents for a philanthropic event that will support the mission of the Foundation in its effort to cure the 1.6 million Americans affected by these digestive diseases. CCFA Champions of Hope is an occasion to celebrate the valued contributions of members of our community, while enjoying a festive and fun evening. Invited guests will enjoy inspired cuisine, cocktails, silent and live auction and special guests.
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!
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!
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/
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!
6:30pm | Wellesley
We're recruiting for the Summer 2015 Team Challenge season! Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon/Ironman, or ride in a great cycling event at one our amazing destination races. In exchange for fundraising, Team Challenge New England participants receive personalized training by professional run and walk coaches for an entire season. Additionally, the training program includes clinics and helpful tips on topics like nutrition, hydration, and injury prevention. Cross the finish line today in support on finding a cure for Crohn’s and colitis!
New York, New York
Join the CCFA Theatre Club at Aladdin, a journey into an exotic world full of daring adventure, classic comedy, and timeless romance. It's an unforgettable experience that includes all the cherished songs from the Academy-award winning score and more written especially for Broadway!
6:00pm | Bellevue, Washington