Northern California Chapter

Get Involved

Are you interested in getting involved with the Northern California Chapter? Read about some of our programs. 



Are you looking to volunteer? Fill out our volunteer application with your interests or send an email to [email protected] with your name and contact information as well as what you're interested in helping with (office work, events, phone calls, etc.) We are truly grateful for your help and support – we could not do this without you!


Join a Committee

Each of our events is run by a volunteer committee, so whether wine and auctions grab your interest or you'd like to use your connections and skills to expand our footprint at the local Take Steps Walk, we'd love to have you. Contact [email protected] for more information.


Become an Intern

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is looking for smart and passionate interns to join us at our downtown San Francisco office this school year. Internships are unpaid, but provide great experience for those pursuing a career in non-profit management, marketing, communication, PR, events, or fundraising. Contact [email protected] if you are interested.


Become a Member

As an individual or professional member of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, you will help us further the cause while receiving special membership benefits. Membership benefits include special email updates, national and local eNewsletters, and invitations to participate in chapter events and programs. Visit our Membership Page for more information. 


Donate Your Car, Boat or RV

We have partnered with Donate-a-Car to provide you with an easy and stress-free process for donating your car, boat, or RV. The vehicle donation program helps to raise funds for research and community-based education programs, and in return you will receive a tax deduction. If you have any questions you would like answered prior to initiating the donation process, please feel free to call Donate-a-Car at their toll-free number: 1-800-240-0160.

To donate directly to our chapter, please contact [email protected]


Workplace Giving

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's Northern California Chapter is a member of Community Health Charities. Employees of corporations, federal agencies, and state and municipal governments nationwide have the option to give to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation through Community Health Charities. Our Northern California CHC identification code is: 41912.

If you would like information on how to bring Community Health Charities to your workplace, please contact [email protected].


Be an Advocate

Connect with your representatives to share your story and help further initiatives that will better the lives of those living with IBD. Get more information about easy steps on how you can make your voice heard with your representative.


Come to an Event

The Northern California Chapter hosts several events throughout the year including our two largest, the California Wine Classic gala and the Sacramento Burger Battle. Join us! To learn more about our upcoming events, visit our Chapter Event Page.


Take Steps

This family friendly community event is a great way to join the fight in finding a cure for IBD and raising awareness for these diseases. With locations in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, the East Bay, Sacramento, we hope to see you there! For more information visit


Team Challenge

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Endurance Training Program will be by your side as you train for a destination half marathon, triathlon or cycling event. Raise funds to further our mission while you get expert coaching no matter whether it’s your first event or your 50th. Learn more at


spin4 crohn’s & colitis cures

Get ready for a #partyonabike as you take on this cycling relay. Create a team, raise funds and spin4 cures! For more information visit


We have recently moved our chapter office to a virtual format. Our NEW mailing address (mail only) is:
4104 24th Street
Suite 909
San Francisco, CA 94114
United States



Upcoming Events


spin4 crohn's & colitis cures house party

December 5, 2020

Alameda, CA


2020 Race in Orange: Northern Cal

December 31, 2020

San Francisco, CA
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