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.

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



Chapter Events

Text reads "Light Up the Dark Portland, OR 03.07.24" with the image of a lighthouse and tree

Light up the Gray PDX

Hosted by two Portland volunteers, Lauren and Marney, we invite our Oregon and Southwest Washington IBD community to Light up the Gray! As we head into the heart of winter, what better way to beat the dreary weather than coming together to see old friends and make new ones.

March 7, 2024

Portland, OR
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Camp Oasis Spring Fling

Join us on Friday, March 8 at Spring Fling, a virtual party for current campers, or interested children living with IBD entering grades 2-12 next fall.  Meet new friends as you roam our various activities like trivia, bingo, photobooth, crafts and more!

March 8, 2024

Image reads "Young Adult IBD Social Group. Come join us to meet others affected by IBD, hang out, and grab a drink." on a light blue background with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation logo at the top and two pint glasses at the bottom. Light blue background is overlayed on top of dark blue background with yellow flowers and white stars. Below includes text that reads "Saturday, March 9th. Stoup Brewing Capitol Hill. 6:00 pm. 18+. Friends and partners welcome. Hosted by the Young Adult IBD Social Group"

Young Adult IBD Social

Hosted by the volunteer-led Young Adult IBD Social Group, join us for our Young Adult IBD Social at Stoup Brewing in Capitol Hill on March 9th at 6 pm! Come join us to meet others affected by IBD, hang out, and grab a drink. 18+ friends and partners welcome.

March 9, 2024

Seattle, WA
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Northwest Chapter Virtual Volunteer Fair

We’re a small group of volunteers in the Northwest with big ideas who want to move the needle in a BIG way. But we can’t do it without your help. We promise this won't be your average Zoom meeting!

March 12, 2024

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Local News

Exciting Leadership Transitions for the Board of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Northwest Chapter

After careful consideration, the board has adopted a President/Vice President structure.

February 7, 2024

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Reynelda Solitaire Joins the Northwest Chapter Board

05/24/2023 — The Northwest Chapter is thrilled to welcome

December 11, 2023

Text reads "Are you ready to Make #IBDVisible? Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week is December 1-7" on a blue and purple background with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation logo

Dec 1-7 Proclaimed Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week

Seattle, 11/30/2023 — The Northwest Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation is proud to recognize Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week from December 1 to 7.

December 8, 2023

Northwest Chapter News - November 2023

Check out our November 2023 newsletter here.

November 9, 2023

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