Ninth Annual Dinner: A Night of Champions

November 6, 2020

On November 6th, we will come together for our first ever Ninth Annual Dinner: A Night of Champions in-home experience and live stream program. We ask that you please register, tune in and support our largest fundraising event this year to help fund the critical mission programs at a time when our IBD Community is counting on us more than ever!

This year we will bring the Ninth Annual Dinner to your home on November 6th at 7 p.m. CST. This reimagined experience will be an excellent example of the power of the IBD community. We invite you to experience A Night of Champions the safety and comfort of your home with participation in an incredible Online Auction, Ultimate Raffle, inspirational live stream program, entertainment, and more!

1. Mark Your Calendars and Tune in on November 6th

Get ready for an inspirational and entertaining program hosted by Alanna Sarabia, Host/ Producer of Good Morning Texas!
- We will recognize our champions, Dr. Kimberly Persley as our Physician of the Year, and Julian Susman as our 2020 Rising Star, for their impact on the IBD community.
- Watch as Live Art Entertainer, Amy Burkman transforms a blank canvas into a beautiful work of art…and in record time
- Enjoy a performance by Deep Blue Something, who’s lead singer is an IBD Warrior, of their Billboard Hit, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”
- And stay tuned for a very special guest appearance in our Fund the Mission

2. Register Online & Make A Donation/ Bid in the Auction / Purchase Raffle Tickets

You will need to register online here before you watch the live stream show, bid in the auction, purchase raffle tickets and make a donation. Simply click SIGN UP and follow the prompts to register. 

If you haven’t already made a meaningful gift this year to the Foundation, please consider supporting the Annual Dinner’s efforts. Your gift will directly impact our ability to continue to provide critical patient services and resources, advance life-changing research, and keep the Foundation as healthy as possible as we navigate these unrivaled challenges. Donations of $250 or more will be acknowledged during our Fund the Mission portion of the program.
We also have an incredible online auction and ultimate raffle that will close at 9 p.m. on November 6th. The online auction has more than 40 packages for you to bid on with everything from art, jewelry, to wine and spirits, vacations, family entertainment and more. They are all different price points and there is something for everyone!

As you can imagine, this is a critical time for the Foundation. Shifting away from in-person events may impact our ability to raise much-needed funds for research and patient support programs. But the work of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation must continue, because IBD doesn’t take a break. We are still doing everything we were doing before the COVID-19 pandemic: funding research, education, and advocacy programs for the more than 3 million Americans whose lives are affected by IBD.
We are counting on your help on this important evening celebrating our 2020 Champions and continuing our vital work of serving the IBD community. To register and participate in our virtual program, please visit


For more information

Web: Tune In, Bid in the Auction, Make A Donation

Phone: 972.386.0607

Email: Event Coordinator