Miami Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

Event Details

Location: Bayfront Park

Date: 5/3/14
Check-in and Festival Start: 9:00 AM
Walk Start: 10:30 AM


Walk Coordinator:
Keytia Ortiz

Phone: (646) 430-0559

Platinum Sponsor:

Goal = $150,000.00

Achieved = $79,074.30

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Miami Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

Check out this AWSEOME Video Message from our 2014 Honored Hero, Alina Suarez! It's NEVER to late to sign up and join Alina as we TAKE STEPS towards a cure! 

Alina Suarez Video Message

Fundraise to WinSpecial FUNdraising Contest!

We have a special treat for all of our walkers. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, we have THREE (3) very special incentive prizes we will be raffling off on Walk day. Each and every person who raises $500 or more will have their name entered for a chance to win one of 3 amazing prizes. Keep fundraising, and you will improve your chances! For every additional $100 you raise, your name will be entered again. The more money you raise, more chances you will have to win! 

A HUGE THANKS! to our generous sponsors, Target, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Club Med, for making this possible! 

                                      Target logo
Norwegian Cruise Line
                 Club Med Logo  

Click here for more details!

Announcing the GOLDEN COLON Awards!

Golden Colon Title 2014

Titles will be earned & awards will be given.... Most importantly, bragging rights shall be won! 
Here are the categories of awards we'll be presenting on Walk day to those teams who raise the most funds for CCFA.

1st and 2nd Place – Friends & Family Teams
Top Individual Fundraiser(Not associated with a team.)
Top Hospital Team
Top Corporate Team
Top GI Office Team

And last, but not least... The most coveted and prestigious award, which travels year to year to the top overall fundraising team....

Annual Golden Colon Award 

NOTE:  ALL FUNDS MUST BE RECEIVED AND ACCOUNTED FOR NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, May 2nd!  A minimum of $500 must be achieved in each category in order to be eligible for Golden Colon Awards.  (Sorry, funds received after this deadline can't be included in the total for the Golden Colon Award Program.)



All individual participants who are registered and meet fundraising minimums are eligible to earn recognition gifts. Check out our awesome incentives below (click on the picture to open the document).

2014 Miami Walk Incentives


Meet our Local Honored Hero!

Who is your Hero? Who do you walk for? The Take Steps Walk is all about  honoring all of those who are dealing with the constant daily struggle that exists with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Our local honored hero serves as a representative of all patients who are waging their courageous battles with these chronic diseases, working to increase public awareness and understanding. We are proud to announce this year's Honored Hero, Alina Suarez of Miami. Please click on her picture below to read her story and learn more about why she was chosen as our local Honored Hero.

Alina Suarez- Honored Hero 2014

Alina Suarez, 12 years old
2014 Miami Take Steps Honored Hero
Team Captain, Alina’s Colitas


Sponsorship Campaign

Spread the word to businesses and corporations by asking for their sponsorship support. Sponsorship solicitation is easy and rewarding (see our Sponsor Page for more details). To order your sponsorship packets or for more info about "making the ask," please contact your Walk Manager, Keytia Ortiz at (646) 430-0559 or


Calling All Volunteers!

Volunteers of all ages are needed to help with everything from distributing flyers to assisting with set-up at the Walk. Please click here for our online volunteer registration form, or for more information about volunteering on Walk Day or click on the link below. There are many ways YOU can help! For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Keytia Ortiz at (646) 430-0559 or

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Got Spirit?

Join us for our Team Spirit Competition on Walk Day! More than anything else, Team Spirit unites a group of walkers as a TEAM the day of the Walk. Team T-Shirts are a great way to show your team spirit. In addition to Team T-Shirts you can have a Team Banners, Signs, Flags, Hats, Cheers and Accessories! Click here for our Team Spirit Flyer for more details.


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