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

December 1


Butler University, Jordan Hall, Room 141 4600 Sunset Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46208

8:30 a.m.— Exhibits, Registration, & Continental Breakfast
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Program

Join us for our annual education program for Crohn’s & colitis patients, their families, and caregivers. Visit our exhibitor area throughout the morning to learn more about living with IBD! Learn about IBD care throughout the lifespan, complementary therapies, research, and more!

Featuring Expert Speakers

Matthew E. Bohm, DO
Monika Fischer, MD Indiana University Health
Sashidhar V. Sagi, MD Indiana University Health
Steven J. Steiner, MD Indiana University Health Riley Hospital for Children


 This program supported, in part, by AbbVie, IU Health, Janssen, Pfizer, Takeda, and UCB.

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!

Get your tickets and table packages now for February 23, 2019!

Exciting new changes are underway for 2019! Want to be a part of this transformative year?

Email us at

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 6 support groups in the state of Indiana
Carmel (1 adult and 1 pediatric), Fort Wayne, Terre Haute, South Bend, & 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! 



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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!