Get Involved

Get involved with the South Texas Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation!
 

Make a gift to the South Texas Chapter - Consider making a donation to help bring us closer to new treatments and cures for IBD. All donations are 100% tax deductible and will help the South Texas Chapter continue supporting the estimated 990,000 people living with IBD in South Texas. Gifts can be made online or by contacting the chapter at stexas@crohnscolitisfoundation.org. Thank you!   

Become a Member - As a member of the Foundation, you will help us further the cause while receiving special membership benefits.  Membership benefits include subscription to the chapter newsletter and national magazine, discounts on books, and invitations to participate in chapter events and programs. Individual memberships start at only $30. Renew or join today!

Third Party Events - These are volunteer-led fundraisers that benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. Throughout the year we have people hosting backyard barbecues, fishing tournaments, playing golf and much more. Have an idea on how you can help the Foundation? Contact jconaway@crohnscolitisfoundation.org.

Volunteer Committees & Opportunities - Volunteers make us the successful Foundation we are. We have planning committees for Take Steps, the ABC-13 Winter Ball, Insperity Topgolf and we would love to have you join us.  Looking for less of a commitment? We need office and event day volunteers as well. Contact Jenny Conaway  at jconaway@crohnscolitisfoundation.org

Workplace Giving - Many companies (ConocoPhillips, Chevron, Exxon, Shell, Fluor, Halliburton, Wells Fargo, American Express, JP Morgan, Bank of America just to name a few!) will match your contributions. Contact your HR department to find out if your company has a matching gift program. If so, look up the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. You could be doubling your commitment to finding a cure!

Donate While ShoppingAmazonsmile, Kroger Community Rewards and Randalls Remarkable Card all donate a portion of your purchase to the Foundation when you shop and use the card, all at no cost to you!

Talk About Us - Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @ccfasouthtexas! Awareness of IBD and the Foundation are crucial to increasing the quality of life for patients.  Post on social media using our anniversary hashtag #CrohnsColitisFn50. 
 
Camp Oasis
  is a co-ed residential summer camp for youth with IBD entering grades 3-11. Held in mid-August each year, Camp Oasis is hosted at URJ Greene Family Camp in the Bruceville, TX and is open to youth from all of Texas. Check out camp details online or contact Alicia at abarron@crohnscolitisfoundation.org

Take Steps -  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. Learn more and register for one of our local walk events:

Houston 
Austin 
San Antonio

Team Challenge - When you join the Team, not only will you receive a comprehensive program to help you achieve your fitness goals, but you will become part of the Team Challenge family. As a Team, we challenge ourselves, change lives and fundraise for cures. With Team Challenge, you become part of the solution!