Get Involved

There are a variety of ways that you can help support and get involved with the North Texas Chapter. Whether you donate your time, money, resources or skills, you can help make a difference in the lives of the over 1.6 million American suffering from Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis. Get involved today!

Leadership Board Member

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is a volunteer driven organization. We rely heavily on board members to carry out our mission, provide leadership and uphold our core values. We are seeking diversely talented and willing individuals who can meet emerging chapter needs based on their expertise, skills, resources, etc.

Please contact Jacquelin Leech at 972.386.0607 ext 1 or to learn more about the roles and responsibilities.


We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to help in the office with light administrative tasks, special events, outreach and much more! Please fill out our brief survey and we will get back to you soon. If you have any questions, please contact Vernessa Thomas at or 972.386.0607 ext 2.

Become a Member:

As a member of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, you will help us further the cause while receiving special membership benefits, including subscription to the chapter newsletter, national magazine, discounts on books and invitations to participate in events and programs. Individual memberships are only $30. For more information about becoming a member of the foundation, please contact Vernessa Thomas at 972.386.0607 ext 2.

Sponsor or Attend an event

We have various events throughout the year that appeal to all ages and interests. Whether you like walking, running, golfing or any other type of social event, consider joining us for one of our many fundraising events. Check out our Events page to learn more about upcoming events in our area or contact Jacquelin Leech at

Workplace Giving

Choosing the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation as the recipient of your workplace giving campaign is one very important way you can help to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

If your company participates in annual United Way – be sure to write in NTX Crohn's and Colitis Foundation and provide the Foundation's EIN 13-6193105.

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, North Texas Chapter is a member of Community Health Charities.  Employees of corporations, federal agencies, and state/municipal governments nationwide have the option to give to the foundation through Community Health Charities which has more than 50 years of experience in workplace giving. Touch the lives of people you know and help someone you don't know. If you would like information on how to bring Community Health Charities to your workplace, please call us at 972-386-0607.

Matching Gifts

You may be able to double or even triple your donation to the North Texas Chapter. Many employers across the state of Texas offer matching gift programs to match charitable donations made by their employees. Contact your Human Resources Department to find out if your company has a matching gift program.  If your gift is eligible to be matched, obtain a matching gift form from your employer, complete the employee portion of the form and send it to us.

Honor a Loved One with a Tribute Card

Making a donation in honor of in memory of a friend or loved one is a meaningful way of helping our quest to find cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Your tribute gift to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is a compassionate gesture that will make a difference in the lives of people with IBD.

You can make a tribute or memorial donation and have us send a tribute card (suggested minimum donation $25.00) to notify the specified individual of your kindness. Your tribute gift can be mailed to our office or charged to a credit card by calling 972-386-0607 or emailing Vernessa Thomas at

Kroger Rewards Program

The North Texas Chapter will earn money every time you shop at Kroger! It's simple, show at Kroger and swipe your Kroger Plus Card at checkout. To be eligible, you must register your Kroger Rewards Card at and select CCFA North Texas #89536. For more information, please contact Jacquelin Leech at

Amazon Smile

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know- same products, same prices, same service. Visit and select Crohn's & Colitis Foundation as your charity of choice.

 eBay for Charity

Through eBay Giving Works you can support the causes that matter most - to you - by buying and selling on eBay. Visit and select Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, North Texas Chapter as your charity of choice.

Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Reward Program

Shop at Tom Thumb and support the North Texas Chapter! Tom Thumb will pay CCFA North Texas 1% of your total grocery purchases. To sign up, simply fill out the Good Neighbor program section and the top part of a Reward Card Application, indicating CCFA North Texas’ number #3318 and return it to the Courtesy Booth at your local store.

If you have an existing Tom Thumb Rewards Card, you can change your designated organization at any time simply by indicating the account number to add or delete using a Reward Card application. You will need to complete the top section and the Good Neighbor program section and returns it to the Courtesy Booth at your local store.