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.
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Galloway, New Jersey
This conference is for anyone with an interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Speakers include nationally known physicians from Mt. Sinai Hospital, NY, NY, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, Rutgers University Hospital, Philadelphia and Atlantic Gastroenterology Associates, Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Presentations include information on probiotics, alternate therapies, patient compliance, having a patient advocate and others. Attendees will also have the opportunity for a question and answer period with conference physicians and medical professionals. Lunch is included. Advanced registration assures a lunch is available for you. This conference is endorsed by The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter.
6pm-10pm | Cleveland, Ohio
Join us at the top of one of the most luxurious buildings in Downtown Cleveland as we Toast to CCFA. Taste a wonderful selection of hand-picked wines, dine on heavy hors d'Oeuvres from Constantino's Market while helping to raise awareness and support for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America NE Ohio Chapter. Raise your glass high to this not-to-be-missed event.
7:00 pm- 11:00 pm | Charlotte, North Carolina
Join us for an evening of fine red and white wines, beer, a live blues band, scrumptious catering, and fabulous live and silent auctions.
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Irving, Texas
Local IBD experts will inform you of advances in the latest treatment and management of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The program will focus on medical, surgical and integrative approaches for managing the disease and will address new insights.
9:00 am - 12:30 pm | Nashville, Tennessee
Las Vegas, Nevada
Team Challenge is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's endurance training and fundraising program.
4:30 pm | Las Vegas, Nevada
See the glitz and glamour of the Vegas Strip as it was meant to be seen--at night! Run with Team Challenge Georgia this fall in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada as we race and fundraise for cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis!
Choose your Challenge with Team Challenge San Diego to complete your FIRST endurance event or your NEXT!
Las Vegas, Nevada
Get fit, make friends, and change the lives of others—as part of Team Challenge, you can do all of this and more! Team Challenge is the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s endurance training and fundraising program. With Team Challenge, you’ll find new strength inside yourself, and help find cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis - two painful, debilitating, and seldom-discussed digestive diseases.