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.
Senior Take Steps Walk Manager
Team Challenge Manager, Denver
Take Steps Walk Coordinator
Community Development Manager, Utah
CCFA Board President
Rocky Mountain Chapter
About CCFA Rocky Mountain
Schedule of Upcoming Events
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
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
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:
CCFA Videos to Watch
Television PSA for Take Steps
Team Challenge Video
Learn about the amazing progress:
Take a glimpse of the Denver Walk route that is 1.5 miles long:
See why you can join Take Steps today.
View the new CCFA video
|CCFA IBDigest - April 2013
|Announcements / Upcoming Events
CAMP 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 email@example.com
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.
- 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
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.
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GLENWOOD SPRINGS KICKOFF
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:
TAKE STEPS WALK - SALT LAKE CITY
Mark your calendars for the Take Steps Walk - Salt Lake City!
Saturday, May 4
Check-in and Festival start at 3:00 p.m.
Walk starts at 4:00 p.m.
CCFA 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
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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,
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Team FUNdraising Goal: $150,000
Total raised to date: $53,511
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
Join Team Challenge in Salt Lake City, Utah for the Full Moon 5K & 1.5 mile Twilight Trot.
Friday, April 26
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