Greater Washington, DC/Virginia Chapter

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Staff Contacts


We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to assist at our events or within the office. For more information on volunteering, please contact Parisa Hadavi, Development Coordinator, at [email protected]

Power of 2 Program

This program provides one-to-one support and compassion to patients and their families suffering from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This program is open to adults with IBD as well as parents of children with IBD. We are working to expand this program to serve spouses of people with IBD and teens. Would you like to assist others or do you need someone to talk with? Join our Power of 2 Program. For details, email [email protected]g or call 888-694-8872 x 8.

Become a Member

As a member of the Crohn's & Colitis 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 foundation publications and invitations to participate in chapter events and programs. Individual memberships are $30. Join or renew today!

Young Professionals Group

The Washington, DC/VA Chapter brings together young professionals with IBD to support one another, make new friends, raise awareness about Crohn’s and colitis, and most importantly, have fun! The Young Professionals Group (YPG) has regular meetings once a month (third or fourth week of the month) with rotating locations to accommodate most members (note: no membership dues). They also organize fundraising events, such as happy hours, sporting events, and teams at local chapter events such as the annual Take Steps walks in the region and are always open to new event suggestions! For upcoming events like our Facebook page.

For more information contact Brett Curtis at [email protected]


Workplace Giving

The Washington, DC/Virginia Chapter is proud to participate in the workplace giving campaign of Community Health Charities. At many workplaces throughout the DC/Virginia area, employees can direct contributions to the charity of their choice. Look for our name and agency code in your company campaign. If you don’t find us, please ask your employer to add the Foundation. The DC/Virginia Chapter (CFC) Combined Federal Campaign Number is 36149.


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Rockville, MD 20852
United States



Upcoming Events


Richmond Take Steps

May 17, 2020

Richmond, VA


Washington D.C. Take Steps

June 13, 2020

District of Columbia, DC


2020 Camp Oasis of West Virginia

June 16, 2020

High View, WV
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