South Texas Chapter

5120 Woodway Drive
Suite 10003

Houston, Texas, 77056
Phone: (713) 572.2232
Fax: (713) 583.6013

Welcome to the South Texas Chapter! We proudly serve southern and central Texas funding research, raising awareness, and providing education and support to IBD patients.

There are many different ways to get involved with our chapter. There is something for everyone!

Looking to get out into the community, fundraise and raise awareness?  Learn about and register for our Take Steps, Team Challenge, and spin4 Crohn's & Colitis Cures programs and register today!

Interested in connecting with the IBD community around you and finding support and education opportunities?  Find one of our special events near you, attend Camp Oasis Oasis, or join a support group

For more information and updates about chapter activities and programs, visit and like our Facebook page!

Get to know the
Chapter Team & Board.

Congratulations to the newly chartered Central Texas Chapter!  You can find their chapter page here.


Chapter Activities

Special Events

Take Steps

Team Challenge

Patient Services


Thank you Friends of the Foundation

This year we are introducing a new program in our South Texas Chapter to acknowledge donors who give $10,000 or more in Chapter support each year. Their support often comes in the form of sponsorship of multiple events, major gifts, and/ or lead sponsorship of major events. Thank you to these amazing Friends of the Foundation! 

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Kristy & Chris Bradshaw
Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation
Patrick Doyle & the Doyle Family
The Elkins Foundation
Herman & Wenche Flinder
Francisco & Co/ In Any Event
Tim Goedeker
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
HEB Grocery Company LP
Houston CityBook
Kohl’s Cares
MacDonald-Peterson Foundation
DeeDee & Wallace Marsh
John P. McGovern Foundation
Trini Mendenhall
Bobbie Nau
Phillips 66 Foundation
Amy & Rob Pierce
Jan & Claudia Rask
Lisa and Norwood Richardson
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Susan & Fayez Sarofim

Leigh & Reggie Smith
Paul & Kristina Somerville
The Eric M. Suhl Foundation
Tenenbaum Jewelers
Texas Children’s Hospital
Texas Digestive Disease Consultants
Texas Medical Center
Ileana & Michael Treviño
Stephanie & Frank Tsuru
UTMB Adult & Pediatric Gastroenterology
Valero Energy Foundation
Hallie Vanderhider
Kelli & John Weinzierl
Margaret Alkek Williams/ Randa & Charles Williams

* cumulative giving Fall 2017 through May 2018


Thank you to our 2019 Houston Take Steps Presenting Sponsor:

Thank you to our 2019 National Take Steps Platinum Sponsor


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Join the Take Steps Community

Connect with the IBD community and walk to help end Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Learn more about our walk near you!

Get Fit, Make Friends, Change Lives!

Team Challenge Endurance Training Program

  • Half Marathon
  • Triathlon

Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon, or ride in a great cycling event at one our amazing destination races while raising vital funds for research. Join Team Challenge today!