Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Chapter

Get Involved

There are a variety of ways that you can help support our mission of critical research, education and support programs for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. Whether you donate your time, money, resources or skills, you can help make a difference in the lives of over 3.1 million Americans suffering from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, collectively known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Show your support today.



We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to help out at our events or within our office. Volunteers with questions should contact Eric Hecker at (412) 823-8272, x3 or [email protected].



The Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Chapter offers full or part time unpaid internships.  For more information or to apply please contact Eric Hecker at [email protected] or (412) 823-8272, x3.


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.



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 (412) 823-8272.


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.


Workplace Giving

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia 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.

United Way Contributor Choice #2951

Community Health Charities Contributor Choice #19000

Donate Stock

We accept stocks as donations, if you are interested in learning about this program, please contact the Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Chapter office today at (412) 823-8272, x3. 


Team Challenge Endurance Training Program

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!

To learn about Team Challenge, please visit www.ccteamchallenge.org!

Learn more about Camp Oasis.



6425 Living Place
Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
United States


(412) 823.8272

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