Take Steps News & Updates
Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is CCFA's 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. Participants celebrate their fundraising accomplishments as they walk to “Be Heard” in its surrounding communities. All participants will enjoy: Music, Entertainment, Children’s activities, Educational Information, Food, Festivities, and Fun!
What to Expect on Walk Day
Food Options on Walk Day: will include: Udi's Gluten Free Foods BBQ, pulled pork sandwiches, Pizza Food Truck, salad, ice cream, cupcakes, brownies, cookies, snow cones and more! We encourage you to bring your own food if you have any dietary restrictions.
Live Musical performances by: The Alpha Schoolmarm Orchestra, a 13-piece Ska Orchestra , Take Steps Walk’s Honored Hero Alex Arnick and Music from Larry Patrick Nix.
Learn about the newest and innovative Crohn's and colitis research at the University of Colorado Hospital & University of Colorado Denver Patient Care & Research Tent.
Kids Corral presented by Rocky Mountain Pediatric Gastroenterology: Kids of all ages can meet local team mascots, compete in a toilet toss game and play video games.
Pets will have their own area to play and enjoy treats in the Belcaro Animal Hospital Pet Place.
Sports Clips and Bad Kittie Salon will be on-hand to style and cut hair for those at the Walk.
Talk to leaders in the field of Gastroenterology at the Ask the Experts Tent.
Learn information about nutrition, stress management, massage therapy, probiotics and at the Complementary Medicine Tent.
Loud & Proud Club - For those individuals who raise $1,000+ and teams raising $5,000+. Be part of this club that includes a fun tent with air misters, food by Waffle Up! and Sweet Destiny Desserts.
Team Village - For the first time, a Team Village will be offered in 2012…just raise $2,000 or more as a team. If you feel your team will be handing in funds on Walk Day that will bump your total team over $2,000, please let us know prior to the Walk.
CALL 303-639-9163 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED ON JUNE 16 AND SUPPORT CCFA
Take Steps Upcoming Events
June 12, 2012 - Volunteer Training Session, presented by HealthONE - Daniels Fund Building from 6-8 pm
June 13, 2012 - Early Registration Day #3 - Rocky Mountain Children's Hospital from 9 am - 5 pm
June 13, 2012 - Early Registration Day #3 - CCFA Office from 1 Pm - 6 pm
June 16, 2012 - Take Steps Walk presented by HealthONE - City Park from 4-7 pm
See below for the full Take Steps Walk schedule around the Rocky Mountain Region.
Denver Take Steps Partners - Our Corporate Sponsors
Take Steps partners with HealthONE in 2012
Thank you to HealthONE who is the title sponsor of the Take Steps Walk - Denver. You will now hear the walk called the Take Steps Walk presented by HealthONE. As a great leader in the Denver community we are honored to have this partner for the 2012 event. More than 800,000 patients a year entrust their care to the 8,700 employees and more than 3,000 affiliated physicians at HCA-HealthONE® LLC hospitals and outpatient centers. HealthONE values of health, education and support within our community and we are thrilled to have this partner join CCFA in 2012.
If you work for a company that is interested in sponsorship opportunities at either of these two walks or another of the six other CCFA Take Steps Walks around the region, please contact Jeremy at JStern@ccfa.org or call him at 866.768.2232.
Incentives and Prizes
Prizes for participants: Wristband ($25) T-Shirt ($100) Cap ($250) Recycle Bag and Loud & Proud Club ($1,000)
Other great prizes will also be given after the event for those who reach at least $1,000.
Team Prizes: Traveling Trophies (Click here to see the trophies)
Be Part of the Team Village: $2,000 (tent), $4,000 (medium sized tent and table), $6,000 (large tent, tables and chairs)
Top Denver Team Captain Receives: Rockies Suite Night for 20 on Sunday, July 1, 2012
New Site for Denver Take Steps Walk
We are thrilled to announce that the new site for the 2012 Denver Take Steps Walk will be at the beautiful City Park. See photos of the park and the surrounding area here.
There is lots in store for the 2012 Walk so we hope to see you on June 16. The Denver Take Steps Walk will occur on Saturday, June 16 from 4 pm - 7 pm at City Park. The park is located between 17th Street and 23rd Street and between York Street and Colorado Blvd. Last year’s event welcomed 2,000 walkers in attendance at the Denver Zoo and reached its goal of $190,000. In 2012, we will attempt to raise $225,000. Some of the avenues to raise funds include: sponsorships, team fundraising, and wrap-around events. The opportunities for companies to get involved with the 2012 walk are limitless, compared to other years at the Denver Zoo including sponsorships, food donations, product giveaways, entertainment added value, etc. The major differences between 2012 and in the past will include: new walk site, more variety of food, expanded Kids Area, increased vendors and a Team Village. Sign up Today at www.cctakesteps.org/Denver.
2012 Walk Registration Now Available!!
June 16, 2012
Denver-- City Park from 4-7 pm -- View the event webpage and sign up today!
September 15, 2012
Casper -- Fort Caspar Museum from 4-7 pm -- View the event webpage and sign up today!
September 22, 2012
Ogden -- Big D Sports Park from 4-7 pm - View the event webpage and sign up today!
September 29, 2012
Colorado Springs -- America The Beautiful Park from 4-7 pm -- View the event webpage and sign up today!
October 6, 2012
Fort Collins -- City Park from 4-7 pm -- View the event webpage and sign up today!
We encourage you to visit your local Take Steps Facebook page and Rocky Mountain Chapter Facebook page for up-to-date information on walk teams, sponsors, contests, event details and much more.
Facebook- Search Take Steps Denver
Meetup.com - Find local Take Steps events
Web Site - www.takesteps.org/Denver
Video - www.youtube.com/user/CCFA
Did you know that Take Steps Denver is also on Twitter and Meet-up.com? - Check it out today.
Contact Jeremy Stern for information about Take Steps Walks in Colorado and Wyoming
Work: 303.639.9163 or 866.768.2232
Contact Tonia Snow for information about Take Steps Walks in Utah
Work: 646-430-4844 or 866.768.2232