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Chapter Board

Our Chapter Board is comprised of a diverse group of individuals who have a strong tie to our mission and actively champion for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation in our community. 

Chapter Medical Advisory Committee
Our CMAC is made up of doctors in our community who are dedicated to furthering the mission of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.

Friends of the Foundation

Our Friends of the Foundation page recognizes companies who significantly invest in the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation-Minnesota/Dakotas as a Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver, or Bronze level partner. If your company is interested in becoming a Friend of the Foundation, please contact Aaron at

Join Us at an Event

Interested in being a part of our Crohn's & Colitis Foundation community?  Attend one of our upcoming events or programs and find out how we serve professionals, patients and families in our community.  Need help finding an event or program?  Email us at

Lead a Support Group

Minnesota/Dakotas chapter is currently seeking facilitator/co-facilitators for the Twin Cities, Mankato, Fargo, and other new locations to assist patients in these areas who attend our support groups. If you are interested or know someone who is,  email Ruby at for more information and to receive an application.   

Check our our current Support Groups!

Young Professionals Network
This group will unite Twin Cities young adults ages 21-40 through a mix of activities that focus on social networking, increasing awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and fundraising.  Contact for more information!

Join A Committee
We are currently recruiting volunteers to assist us in planning our programs and events.  If you are interested in being a part of a planning committee email

We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to help out with our events!  Contact for a list of our current volunteer opportunities.

Send us a gift and help support Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis research. This gift can also be made in honor or in memory of a loved one. Gifts can be mailed to our office address or paid with a credit card over the phone by calling 1-800-314-3459.

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

We will #walkforcures this year to EMPOWER and INSPIRE patients and their families to live their fullest lives and continue our fight for cures. By joining the Take Steps community, you will fundraise to support mission-critical research and patient support programs for the 1.6 million Americans living with IBD. Walk as an individual or gather your friends, family, and co-workers to form a team. We have walks in the Twin Cities, Rochester, St Cloud, and Fargo. Visit for more info or to register!

Team Challenge Endurance Program

Join us as we train for and complete destination races in Napa, CA and New Orleans, LA this year! We'll fundraise for IBD cures along the way. Contact Cory at