Attend a Crohn’s and Colitis Event
We have a vast network of more than 40 chapters and affiliates nationwide—each with its own volunteer board and Chapter Medical Advisory Committee. Each chapter brings the work of the entire Foundation to their local community. You can make a difference by connecting and participating with your local chapter.
Discover which of these support programs and activities are offered in your local community. Just search for our events by keyword or by city, date, or category.
- Join Take Steps, our nationwide fundraising walk program that makes it possible for us to fulfill our mission and meet our goals.
- Test your limits with Team Challenge, our endurance training program.
- Send your child to Camp Oasis—our local and regional summer camps for children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
- Connect with others who are struggling to cope with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) through one of our 200 support groups.
- Attend live education seminars and programs geared for patients and health care professionals.
- Stay informed about upcoming seminars, support groups, and events in your local community through your chapter newsletter or national newsletter.
- Ride or volunteer for Get Your Guts in Gear: The Ride for Crohn’s and Colitis to help support the Foundation.
- Encourage your provider to attend the annual Crohn's & Colitis Congress
To find out more about all of our programs and activities in your area, contact your local chapter.
8:30AM-12:00PM | Albany, New York
Whether you’re newly diagnosed, have lived with Crohn’s or colitis for years, or have a loved one who suffers from IBD, it’s important to understand the impact of these diseases on day-to-day life. By learning all you can about coping with IBD, you’re taking a giant step in taking charge of your illness -- and your life.
9:30-1:30 | Aurora, Colorado
1:05pm | Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Join us for this fun group event with Milwaukee's professional indoor soccer team! $5 from each ticket sold will go to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.
1:00PM | Bloomfield, Connecticut
spin4 crohn's & colitis cures is an in-door cycling relay event to raise funds for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Join us to raise important funds and have a party on a bike!
2:00pm | Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Take Steps is a family-friendly fundraising event where patients, loved ones, friends and supporters EMPOWER and INSPIRE each other to continue the fight against these devastating diseases. Patients and their families are able to CONNECT with the greater IBD Community, helping them understand that they are never alone in this fight.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Agoura Hills, California
Please join us for our 2nd Annual IBD Health Wellness Community Event in Agoura Hills.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Detroit, Michigan
A place to come for FUN, FRIENDS, and SUPPORT. Open to past campers, counselors, staff, prospective campers camp, families
11am-9pm | Gahanna, Ohio
6:00 PM | Fort Worth, Texas
Craft is the annual craft cocktail competition fundraising event benefiting the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation's North Texas Chapter. Mixologists from area restaurants and bars will convene at the event competing to create the best cocktail in Cowtown selected by our event attendees. In addition, patrons will enjoy the following: - A fun Speakeasy Theme - Heavy appetizers - Complimentary beverages - The chance to win big in the Silent and Live auctions - NEW THIS YEAR: The Celebrity Cruises Top Deck VIP experience Why the name “Craft”? Because this event is much more than just a great time and crafting cocktails. Proceeds from Craft benefit the Foundation's mission to find a cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (collectively known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD) and to improve the lives of the more than 70,000 North Texans living with these diseases. The Foundation provides a variety of patient services such as medical research, local support groups, education events, and Camp Oasis (a one-week summer camp designed to accommodate children suffering from Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis). With your support, we can continue to provide these life changing programs and services to children and adults battling the debilitating effects of IBD. Sponsorships and tickets are now available. Tickets are limited and guests are highly encouraged to purchase your level of patronage before the event sells out.
4:00 PM | Homewood, Alabama
Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is our largest fundraising event. Participants raise funds and awareness throughout the year and come together to celebrate the steps that have been taken towards a cure. Our 2019 event is just around the corner! Register today and join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases. We're committed to helping transform the lives of those impacted by these diseases to one of a brighter future based on well-funded, cutting-edge scientific research. Make the decision now to join us and take a step toward a future free from Crohn's and colitis! To register please visit www.cctakesteps.org/birmingham.