Northwest Chapter

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Welcome to the Northwest Chapter!

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. We serve Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.

Are you newly diagnosed with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis? Click here for important resources and information. 

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Thank you to our Northwest Chapter sponsors:


7683 SE 27th St., #496
Mercer Island, WA 98040
United States


(425) 451-8455
(877) 703-6900

Chapter Events

Alaska Take Steps

Take Steps

June 12, 2021

Anchorage, AK

Portland Take Steps

Take Steps

June 12, 2021

Portland, OR

Western Washington Take Steps

Take Steps

June 12, 2021

spin4 crohn's & colitis cures seattle

spin4 crohn's & colitis cures is a party with a purpose! This event is a great workout that combines inspiration, music, and high-energy fun to raise critical funds for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. All fundraising participants also get access to our virtual experience on December 4.

October 9, 2021

Seattle, WA
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Local News

NW Chapter News: February 2021

Check out our February 2021 NW Chapter Newsletter.

March 1, 2021

NW Chapter News: January 2021

Check out our January Chapter Newsletter.

March 1, 2021

Vaccine Presentation, December 8, 2020

Vaccines (adult): What, Who, Which, When, Why?

On December 8, 2020, Dr. James Lord from Virginia Mason and Benaroya Research Institute presented a Zoom webinar on adult vaccinations including flu, pneumonia and shingles, as well as the COVID-19 vaccines that will soon be coming on the market.

December 9, 2020

Dr. Karlee Ausk, WA CMAC Chair

Local Docs Featured in National Programming

Recently, Washington's Chapter Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) Chair, Dr. Karlee Ausk of Swedish Health Services and CMAC superstar, Dr.

October 29, 2020

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