Attend a Crohn’s and Colitis Event

We have a vast network of  more than 40 chapters and affiliates nationwide—each with its own volunteer board and Chapter Medical Advisory Committee. Each chapter brings the work of the entire Foundation to their local community. You can make a difference by connecting and participating with your local chapter.

Discover which of these support programs and activities are offered in your local community. Just search for our events by keyword or by city, date, or category.

  • Join Take Steps Be Heard, our nationwide fundraising walk program that makes it possible for us to fulfill our mission and meet our goals.
  • Test your limits with Team Challenge, our endurance training program.
  •  Send your child to Camp Oasis—our local and regional summer camps for children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
  • Connect with others who are struggling to cope with inflammatory bowel diseases  (IBD) through one of our 200 support groups.
  • Attend live education seminars and programs geared for patients and health care professionals.
  • Stay informed about upcoming seminars, support groups, and events in your local community through your chapter newsletter or national newsletter.
  • Ride or volunteer for Get Your Guts in Gear: The Ride for Crohn’s and Colitis to help support the Foundation.

To find out more about all of our programs and activities in your area, contact your local chapter.

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Ask the Experts

March 18, 2017
9 am | Independence, Ohio

Patient and caregiver education program focused on those affected by Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Learn, Mingle & Nosh 2017

March 18, 2017
9:30 AM- 11:30 AM | Atlanta, Georgia

2017 IBD Family Education Day

March 19, 2017
11:00AM | Mason, Ohio

Educational Program for both IBD patients and family members of IBD patients. Includes break-out sessions on specific topics and a keynote address. Family friendly.

2017 Boston Patient and Family Symposium

March 19, 2017
8:00 am | Needham, Massachusetts

Join us for this half day education program. Topics include: IBD Risk Factors and Epidemiology, Growing Up:Transitional Care, Women's Health, New IBD Therapies, Diet and Complementary Therapies. Please Choose the REGISTER button for full details. Registration Fee: $10 Members, $15 General public, Students and Fellows: Free. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay. Please contact Amber Stalker at or 781-449-0324, ext 2 with questions.

Portland - Kick Off Celebration for Take Steps

March 19, 2017
2:00pm-4:00pm | Portland, Oregon

2017 Take Steps Portland fundraising walk Kick Off Celebration

Raleigh Parent Q&A March 2017

March 21, 2017
6:00-7:30 PM | Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Jacksonville Education Seminar

March 21, 2017
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Jacksonville, Florida

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America is pleased to announce our Jacksonville Patient Education Seminar at Mayo Clinic!

Optimizing Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Critical Role of the GI Nurse

March 23, 2017
6:30-8pm | Morristown, New Jersey

Join us at one of the events below for an expert-led, interactive workshop on providing optimal care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A gastroenterology nurse expert will review best methods to screen and risk-stratify patients, evaluate treatment options, and apply shared decision making to improve adherence and optimize outcomes. Take-home resources will also be available for use in your own clinic.

Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit

March 24, 2017
New York, New York

Team Challenge, Napa to Sonoma, Info Meeting/Kick-off event

March 25, 2017
9:00 AM | Tustin, California
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