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.
7pm | Portland, Oregon
CCFA Night with the Portland Trail Blazers
6:30pm | White Plains, New York
Nutrition and IBD
6:30 - 8:00pm | St Louis, Missouri
This CNE activity is targeted to nurses and physician assistants involved in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).
Join us for our new webcast/teleconference as we answer these and other commonly-asked patient questions on the role of diet and nutrition in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
6:00pm | Newport Beach, California
Join us for a FREE informational presentation and interactive question-and-answer session that will help you sort through treatment options for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).
This Thanksgiving, Join Team Challenge supporters, friends, and staff for our first ever Team Challenge Turkey Trot! Run a 5k, a10k, or simply run to the dining room table to support CCFA anywhere! Join us for a virtual run, walk, or bike to support the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. Your Turkey Trot can officially take place anytime, anywhere on Thursday, November 27th (Thanksgiving Day). Set a new family tradition this Thanksgiving and get your entire family involved! We promise it’s going to be a great way to start your Turkey Day! Register for only $35, and receive an awesome die-cast medal and your own bib to personalize! REGISTER TODAY: http://www.ccteamchallenge.org/tcturkeytrot14
What are You Thankful For?! Team Challenge is ready to trot out just in time for Thanksgiving with our first ever Turkey Trot to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America! On Thanksgiving Day, run a 5k - anywhere! When you run on Thanksgiving, we promise it’s going to be a great way to start your Turkey Day! Register for ONLY $35. Everyone who registers receives an awesome die-cast medal and personalized bib! Your Turkey Trot can officially take place anytime, anywhere on Thursday, November 27th (Thanksgiving Day). Many of you may have local Turkey Trots going on in your area - these are ideal platforms, or you can coordinate a short distance run with some of your friends. You can even participate virtually! A virtual run means you can run (or walk) the distance you choose (5K, 10K, even noK) at your own location. It’s that easy! You don’t even have to run or walk to receive your medal and bib (but we certainly hope you do). In order to receive your medal and personalized bib, please register by 11/26/14. Tweet or post to Facebook a photo of your personalized bib using: #TCTurkeyTrot Trot on for a CURE!
"Take Control: Managing IBD Decisions" will outline the risks and benefits of various therapies for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, known collectively as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The program will discuss how to make informed decisions about care management with the healthcare team.