Get Involved

We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to assist at our events or within the office. For more information on volunteering, please contact Jillian Bante, Development Coordinator, at 

Power of Two program:
Provides one-to-one support and compassion to patients and their families suffering from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This program is open to adults with IBD as well as parents of children with IBD. We are working to expand this program to serve spouses of people with IBD and teens. Would you like to assist others or do you need someone to talk with? Join our Power of Two Program. For details, email or call 301.287.8494.

Become a Member:
As a member of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, you will help us further the cause while receiving special membership benefits.  Membership benefits include, subscription to the chapter newsletter and national magazine, discounts on foundation publications and invitations to participate in chapter events and programs. Individual memberships are $30. Join or renew today!

Donations can be made online or mailed to the chapter office.  

Young Professionals Group:

The Washington, DC/VA Chapter brings together young professionals with IBD to support one another, make new friends, raise awareness about Crohn’s and colitis, and most importantly - have fun! The Young Professionals Group (YPG) has regular meetings once a month (third or fourth week of the month) with rotating locations to accomodate most members (note: no membership dues). They also organize fundraising events, such as happy hours, sporting events, and teams at local chapter events such as the annual Take Steps walks in the region and are always open to new event suggestions! For upcoming events like our Facebook page HERE

For more information contact:
 Samantha Corey: or Jay Hunter:


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