The Georgia Chapter Welcomes You!
There are a multitude of ways that you can become better acquainted with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, and we would love to welcome you into our family of friends! We want to provide patients and their families with all of the education and support services they need, and provide anyone who would like to participate in our events or volunteer, with plenty of opportunities. Take a look at our list of programs, we know there will be something to fit your needs!
Education and Support Programs
Partners is a unique opportunity for you to contribute to advances in your own care, and has the unprecedented potential to improve the quality of life of patients everywhere. Join the 10,000 people who are already helping us build this legacy of knowledge for a better future!
By completing a short, confidential survey about your current quality of life and providing occasional updates on your health, you can shape researchers' understanding of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This will ultimately help us reach the goal of rapid research progress, better treatments, and cures. In return, we will update you every three months and provide you with educational information about these diseases and their treatments. Take the survey, see the latest statistics, or learn more at www.ccfapartners.org. You must have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis in order to join Partners.
Do you need someone to talk with about Crohn's or colitis? Are you newly diagnosed or experiencing new symptoms or treatment? Want insights from someone who's been down the same path? Then contact the Georgia Chapter to learn more about the Power of Two!
Power of Two is a Crohn's & Colitis Foundation support program that connects people facing challenges brought on by living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Individuals seeking help are matched with a peer mentor who has experienced similar medical and personal concerns. Power of Two peer mentors are trained to support participants through two phone, email, or video chat exchanges. The program is open to people with Crohn's or colitis and those children, family members, or other loved ones with these diseases. Anyone over the age of 10 can apply to be a mentor to provide insights into living with Crohn's and colitis. (Individuals under the age of 18 will need parent/guardian consent.)
Whether you are seeking support or are willing to help others as a peer mentor, please contact Mary Esna-Ashari at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (404) 982-0616 to learn more about the Power of Two!
How to Donate
Donate Your Car
Wanting to sell or even just get rid of your old car? You can donate it to the Foundation instead! With free towing, it’s easy and we even take RV’s or boats as well. You’ll get a tax deduction for your donation, and feel like you’re helping a worthy effort to cure Crohn’s and colitis.
The Georgia Chapter is a proud participant in the workplace giving campaign of Community Health Charities, among many other companies that provide an avenue for their team to give to their charity of choice. Look for our foundation name and agency code in your company campaign. If you don’t find us, please ask your employer to add the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.
Many companies across the state of Georgia also offer Matching Gift programs, where employees can make a donation, and the company will match their gift with an additional donation to the Foundation. Some organizations even match 2:1, doubling the amount that the donor originally gave!
Looking to donate to the Foundation, but not sure how to do it? We even accept stocks as donations, if you are interested in learning about this program, please contact the local chapter today!
Click to see our National Advocacy updates! We have many exciting new developments with the Foundation and legislation, and we can only continue to grow these efforts with advocates. Please contact us if you are interested in becoming an advocate for these devastating diseases known collectively as IBD.
As a member with the Foundation, you will help us continue to further the cause while receiving special membership benefits. Memberships with us include subscriptions to our chapter quarterly e-newsletter and national magazine, discounts on our books, and invitations to participate in chapter programs. Individual memberships start at only $30, and all memberships are valid for one year from the date we receive your membership fee. Join or renew today, by calling our office at (404) 982-0616.
Thinking of making a gift in honor or in memory of a loved one? We would like to help you. When you send a tribute gift to the Foundation, we always provide an acknowledgment to the family, and a receipt for you as well, and your gift will support research that brings us ever closer to a cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Please contact us via phone, or mail your gift to: The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, Georgia Chapter, 2250 North Druid Hills Rd., Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30329.