CCFA Rocky Mountain
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Rocky Mountain Chapter
1777 South Belaire Street, Suite 230, Denver, CO 80222
Phone: 303-639-9163 | Toll-Free: 866-RMT-CCFA | Fax: 303-568-0424
www.ccfa.org/chapters/rockymountain | rockymountain@ccfa.org | www.facebook.com/ccfarockymountain
Mission

To cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by thesediseases. The Rocky Mountain Chapter currently helps fund 10 research projects in Colorado.

 
Staff

 Jeremy Stern
Senior Take Steps Walk Manager
jstern@ccfa.org

 Heidi Dudley
Team Challenge Manager, Denver
Hdudley@ccfa.org

 Amy Cockerham
Development Assistant
acockerham@ccfa.org

 Jenny Roope
Take Steps Walk Coordinator
jroope@ccfa.org

 Kaela Tyrrell
Community Development Manager, Utah
Ktyrrell@ccfa.org

 Evan Corazzari 
CCFA Board President
Rocky Mountain Chapter

 
Links

About CCFA Rocky Mountain

Schedule of Upcoming Events

 

Support

Support Groups

Online Support

We are currently seeking Support Group Leaders to help increase the support we provide to the community. If interested, call Amy today at 303-639-9163 x4
Need help? Contact our Information Resource Center: 888.MY.GUT.PAIN; 888.694.8872

 
Volunteers

The Rocky Mountain Chapter is seeking volunteers for the following office positions: Communications Coordinator, Support Services Leader, Educational Support Liaison, Database Coordinator, Take Steps Intern, and Team Challenge Intern. Training, college experience, and office space provided. Individual and Group experiences are available and we will work with your schedule. Call or email us if you're interested! 303-639-9163



Nutrition Webcast Replay

If you happened to miss our Food for Thought: Nutrition and IBD Webcast on April 10, you can now view the replay!  To watch, please click here. A transcript and extended Q&A will be posted on CCFA's archive page in May.

 

 

CCFA Young Professionals

Young Professionals Group

Interested in meeting young people living with Crohn's or colitis? We will be meeting each month to grow the group and we want you to join us. Learn more from your peers and see how you can get involved. Just show up, meet some great folks, and invite others to join you. 

One recent get together included a Lab Tour at the University of Colorado to see first-hand look and hear about CCFA funded research.  See the group here.

Upcoming CCFA YPG events:

Thursday, April 18 - YPG Walk Team Kickoff Party at The Tavern Uptown

Thursday, May 9 - CCFA YPG Get Together at the Tavern in the Tech Center

Saturday, June 15 - Take Steps Walk After Party at Vine Street Pub

RSVP or Questions:
YPGRockyMountainCCFA@gmail.com    
CCFA Videos to Watch

Television PSA for Take Steps
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Team Challenge Video
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Learn about the amazing progress:
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Take a glimpse of the Denver Walk route that is 1.5 miles long:
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See why you can join Take Steps today. 
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View the new CCFA video

 

CCFA IBDigest - April 2013
Announcements / Upcoming Events

Camp OasisCAMP OASIS APPLICATION DEADLINE

 Don't miss out! Applications for the 2013 session at Roundup River Ranch are almost due!

Tuesday, April 30

 For more information, click here or contact Mackenzie Burford at mburfordtemp@ccfa.org


Wendy Logo

WENDY'S MAY 1 FUNDRAISER

Join Wendy's to help raise funds for CCFA and the Take Steps Walk in Denver. 

Wednesday, May 1 - 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

10% of sales on all menu items benefit Take Steps and CCFA take another step towards finding a cure.

Participating locations:

  • 5070 S Syracuse Street, Denver, CO 80237
  • 16901 EIliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80013
  • 9485 S University Blvd, Littleton, CO 80126
  • 11550 W Meadow Drive, Littleton, CO 80127
  • 9200 E Arapahoe Road, Greenwood Village, CO 80112
  • 9139 Commerce Center Circle, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
  • 566 Castle Pine Pkwy, Castle Rock, CO 80108

Colorado Rockies

CCFA NIGHT WITH THE COLORADO ROCKIES

Join CCFA and help raise funds while watching the Rockies live in action. Proceeds will benefit CCFA and can be applied toward your Take Steps or Team Challenge fundraising efforts.

Friday, May 17 - Rockies vs. Giants

To get your tickets go to: MAY game - Use the Password: CCFAROCKIES. View the downloadable flyer.




Take Steps
Take Steps Facebook Salt Lake City, UT Saturday, May 4, 2013 Facebook Ogden, UT Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013
Facebook Glenwood Springs, CO Sunday, June 2, 2013 Facebook Fort Collins, CO Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013
Facebook Denver, CO Saturday, June 15, 2013 Facebook Colorado Springs, CO Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013
Facebook Casper, WY Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013      

GLENWOOD SPRINGS KICKOFF

Understanding IBD

Join us at our free Educational Programs on the Western Slope this April. Hear from amazing GI docs, medical experts and learn more about the Glenwood Springs Walk.

Wednesday, April 17 from 5:30-7:30pm at Grand River Hospital, Rifle For more information and to RSVP

Thursday, April 25 from 6:00-7:30pm at Valley View Hospital, Glenwood Springs For more information and to RSVP

These programs are supported by:

Alpine Bank Grand View Hospital Valley View Hospital


TAKE STEPS WALK - SALT LAKE CITY

Take Steps Banner Logo   Mark your calendars for the Take Steps Walk - Salt Lake City!

   Saturday, May 4 

   Wheeler Farms

   Check-in and Festival start at 3:00 p.m.

   Walk starts at 4:00 p.m.


SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT

NWMCCFA is delighted to announce that Scott Theodore, Managing Partner of Northwestern Mutual Denver is the Corporate Chairperson for the Take Steps Walk on June 15. Northwestern Mutual Denver will also serve as the event’s presenting sponsor in 013. The presenting sponsor has a Walk Team as well as the corporate sponsorship with some nice goals in mind...100 Walkers registered with each  raising $150 each for a total of $15,000 for the team. 

With offices in Denver, Colorado Springs, West Denver, Greenwood Village, Broomfield and Vail Valley, they provide expert guidance and innovative solutions that are right for you, and for those who depend on you. Whether focused on your personal finances, your business or both, your Financial Representative working alongside our team of financial specialists and advisors, will provide individualized solutions to help you achieve your financial goals.

 Find out  more information here:  www.nm-denver.com

 Next, CCFA highlights HealthONE as a Sponsor Spotlight.  Take Steps Denver is excited to have HealthONE back participating at the 2013 event at City Park.  HealthONE is the largest healthcare system in the metro Denver area with more than 9,000 employees and 3,000 affiliated physicians. HealthONE hospitals have a long and trusted legacy going back more than 130 years with St. Luke’s, more than 85 years with Presbyterian Denver, more than 105 years with Swedish and more than 60 years with Rose.  Find out more information here:                             www.healthonecares.comRead more about digestive issues from HealthONE. 

Team Challenge
Team Challenge Virginia - June 1, Chicago - June 8, Kona - June 23,
Napa - July 21, Nashville - Sept 28
Facebook Denver, Colorado Facebook Salt Lake City, Utah

Team Challenge April IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO JOIN

We're still recruiting team members who are interested in training for the Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon on July 21st. Please contact Heidi Dudley at hdudley@ccfa.org for more information.

Team FUNdraising Goal: $150,000

Total raised to date: $53,511

 


UPCOMING FUNDRAISERS

Funds

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paxti's Chicago Pizza - April 23 - ALL DAY at 3455 S University Blvd, Englewood 

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar - April 24 - ALL DAY at 10500 E Garden Drive, Aurora            

Paint for a Cause at Canvas & Corkscrews - May 10 - 6:30 pm at South Denver Art Center (12509 E. Lincoln Ave), Englewood -- To reserve your spot call 303-790-9989 or click here

Painting Fundraiser for CCFA - May 13 - 6:30 -8:30 p.m. - For tickets, click here 

Pints for a Purpose - May 21 - ALL DAY at Copper Kettle Brewing (1338 S. Valentia St. #100)                                                                  


FULL MOON 5K - BENEFITTING CCFA

Full Moon 5KJoin Team Challenge in Salt Lake City, Utah for the Full Moon 5K & 1.5 mile Twilight Trot. 

Friday, April 26 

Sugarhouse Park

7:30 p.m. for 1.5 mile; 8:15 p.m. for 5K

$30 Adults/ $10 Child (12 years and under)

To register, click here




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