New England Chapter

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Welcome to the New England Chapter! 

We serve Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont by funding research, raising awareness, and providing education and support to inflammatory bowel disease patients and caregivers.


Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
72 River Park St
Suite 202
Needham Heights, MA 02494
United States


(781) 449.0324

Chapter Events

Steroid free remission

Join us on Tuesday, December 13 at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT/6:00pm MT/5:00pm PT for the next webinar in our MyIBDLearning Webinar Series: Understanding IBD Treatments: How to Achieve Steroid free remission.

December 13, 2022

IBD Insider


February 9, 2023

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Local News

Meet Molly —Leader for the Boston Patient, Parent, and Friend Support Group

Molly was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (UC) at 9 years old. Over the next 6 years, her GI doctors tried all available UC medications to help control her flare ups. She was hospitalized quite a bit. After careful consideration, she had j-pouch surgery in 2004.

September 14, 2022

Meet Billy Gilchrist – Chairman of the Robin Kaplan Memorial Golf Tournament

"A group of us decided to put together a tournament and see how it goes. I’d say it went well because we’ve been going strong now for 19 years!"

July 13, 2022

Thank you to our 2022 New England Take Steps Honored Heroes!

Honored Heroes are the voice and face, and the heart and soul of the Take Steps walks. Honored Heroes are nominated annually and help raise awareness of IBD through their promotions and fundraising for Take Steps in their local community.  We are so grateful for the 2022 Honored Heroes who are leaders in fundraising and bravely shared their stories on walk day. Read their stories & nominate a 2023 Honored Hero here.

June 14, 2022

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Meet the New England Chapter

Have questions about the New England Chapter? Reach out to our local staff!