Get Involved

There are a variety of ways that you can help support the mission - critical research, education and support programs of Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. Whether you donate your time, money, resources or skills, you can help make a difference in the lives of over 1.4 million Americans suffering from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, collectively known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Show your support today!


Volunteer: We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to help out at our events or within our office. Volunteers should contact the Philadelphia office at 215.396.9100 if you have any questions.


Become a Member: As a member of 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 books, and invitations to participate in chapter events and programs. Individual memberships are only $30. Join or renew today.


Donate: Send us a gift and help support Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis research. This gift can also be made in honor or in memory of a loved one. Gifts can be mailed to our office address or paid with a credit card over the phone by calling 215.396.9100.


Matching Gifts: Many companies offer Matching Gift programs, where employees can make a donation, and the company will match their gift with an additional donation to Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. Some organizations even match 2:1, doubling the amount that the donor originally gave!


Workplace Giving: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation - Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter is proud to participate in the workplace giving campaign of Community Health Charities and United Way. At many workplaces 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 Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.


Donate Stock: Looking to donate to Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, but not sure how to do it? We even accept stocks as donations, if you are interested in learning about this program, please contact the Philadelphia office today at 215.396.9100!



Donate Your Car: Thinking of selling or even junking your old car, RV, or boat? Donate it to Crohn's & Colitis. With free towing, it's easy and you'll receive a tax deduction for your donation. Contact the Philadelphia office at 215.396.9100 for more information.

Join the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter Young Professional Committee! Meet other patients and caregivers and join us for the YP's signature event, Gut Busters Comedy Night, along with Happy Hours and other social events. Contact Carly Presnell at to learn more.


Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

Register for a Take Steps Walk Festival near you!

  • Philadelphia | June 2 | Citizen's Bank Park | Philadelphia, PA
  • Delaware | May 9 | Frawley Stadium | Wilmington, DE
  • Central PA | September 22 | City Island | Harrisburg, PA
  • Bucks County | October 19 | Arm & Hammer Park | Trenton, NJ

For more information or questions please contact Dawn Halsey at



Join Team Challenge Philadelphia!

Join our team for the most exciting endurance training and fundraising program around!

For more information contact Nick Oestreich at


spin4 crohn's and colitis cures

You will never go further on a bike! A fun, exciting and spirited indoor cycling relay.

For more information contact Nick Oestreich at