Indiana Chapter

8445 Keystone Crossing
Ste 102

Indianapolis, Indiana, 46240
Phone: (317) 259.8071
(800) 332.6029
Fax: (317) 259.8091

Welcome to the Indiana Chapter!
Serving the entire state of Indiana

8445 Keystone Crossing #102, Indianapolis, IN 46240

The Foundation is committed to finding cures for and raising awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as well as supporting the more than 50,000 Hoosiers living with these diseases.

Indiana IBD Education Day

Join us for our annual IBD Education Day!
Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 am - 1 pm
Butler University

Click here to register!

Topics include IBD treatment throughout the lifespan, complimentary therapies, IBD 101, and more! Agenda and speakers to be announced soon!

2019 Spring Internship

Do you enjoy planning events and developing marketing strategies? Are you eager to showcase your ability with finding and sharing stories online? Our Chapter has a fast paced work environment and we seek a talented intern who craves learning new skills and aren't afraid to tackle big projects. As an intern you will get to work with our staff, while working on real work projects that will help us grow. Our ideal candidate is someone who excels at relationship building, has strong communication skills, is highly organized, an outside of the box thinker and always willing to learn!

To apply, please review full internship details here and then submit your resume and cover letter to Amanda Stefanik at

Application Deadline is Dec. 15, 2018. 

2019 Chapter Ambassador Applications Open!

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation strives to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. Chapter Ambassadors are individuals from across the state of Indiana that are the movers and shakers for this Foundation by providing hope and inspiring action in their networks. Our ambassadors serve as the face of the Take Steps Celebration, Great Gutsby Gala, Breakfast After Dark, and an advocate for the IBD community at various networking engagements and promotional opportunities to continue the Foundation’s goal to increase awareness and help raise funds for research.

Do you know an individual that you would like to nominate to be a 2019 Chapter Ambassador, or do you think you are a good candidate? If so, please fill out this form and the Indiana Chapter will be in touch with you shortly!

Application Deadline is Dec. 1, 2018.

Calling All Athletes!

Runners, fitness enthusiasts, and athletes alike, whether you walk, run, swim or bike, Spin4 and Team Challenge is about so much more than the race!  
Train and race locally, or find one of the many events across the nation to attend. Local programs include Ride Where You Live and Race in Orange.

Please contact us if you are interested in learning more!

Thanks to you, guys & dolls, the 2018 Great Gutsby raised more than $140,000 to fund the Foundation's mission! 
Save the date for February 23, 2019!

Many unforgettable memories were captured thanks to our swanky photographers! Check them out here!

Who says breakfast is just for mornings?

Brunch Foodies United on Friday, Sept. 7 for egg-cellent food and music,
and raised more than $44,000 for IBD research!

Check out event highlights here via TriMerous Photography!

Thank you to our patients, donors, volunteers, caregivers, medical professionals and the
Hooiser community for a wonderful Decade of Difference Celebration in Indiana!

Take Steps Fort Wayne


The Fort Wayne community came together on April 29 & raised more than $34,000 to fund mission critical activities!
Check out photo highlights!

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Take Steps Indianapolis

The Indianapolis community came together on June 10 & raised more than $125,000 to fund mission critical activities!
Click here for photo highlights!

Indiana IBD Support Groups

Crohn’s and colitis support group meetings are often intimate gatherings where patients and their loved ones can share their stories, seek emotional support, find answers to their questions, and connect with a community who share your challenges.

There are currently 4 support groups in the state of Indiana
Carmel, Fort Wayne, Terre Haute, & West Lafayette

Not finding a group in your area? Contact us at and apply to start a support group in your community! 

Thank you to our National Platinum Take Steps Sponsor!

Thank you to our Indiana Chapter Friends of the Foundation!

If you would like to make a general donation that goes directly to the local Indiana Chapter, click here.


Connect with us!

Interested in volunteering with the Indiana Chapter? Click here! 



Community Health Charities Contributor Choice #50675

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

Connect with the IBD community and walk to help end Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Register for a walk near you!

Get Fit, Make Friends, Change Lives!

Team Challenge Endurance Training Program

  • Half Marathon
  • Triathlon

Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon, or ride in a great cycling event at one our amazing destination races while raising vital funds for research. Join Team Challenge today!