Wilmington, Take Steps to Find a Cure!

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Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis is CCFA’s largest fundraising event having touched over 240,000 people and raised nearly $60M to help further the Foundation’s mission.

Our Take Steps walks offer a wonderful day for family, friends and the community to celebrate all of the efforts that have been put forth in raising funds towards our mission. Our walk events are filled with live music, food, kids’ entertainment, educational materials, and, of course, wonderful exposure for our corporate partners. In 2014, more than 70,000 people joined us nationwide, helping us raise $11M.

82 cents of every dollar raised goes towards breakthrough research, public and professional education, and patient support services in communities across the nation.

Register today. Join thousands of others in the fight against digestive diseases.

  Decal Don - How Does It Work?

Decal Don

If you register for the Delaware Take Steps Walk and make a self-donation of $25.00 (or more) you will be rewarded with a Take Steps Decal!  Take a photo with your “Decal Don” (think Flat Stanley) and share on social media.  Don't forget to tag us with #decaldon and #takestepsDE

Win an iPod Shuffle

Make a $25 self-donation and raise awareness through #decaldon and you could win an iPod Shuffle! For more information ask your Team Captain or contact your walk manager Dawn at depstien@ccfa.org.

Will You Be a Top Team in 2015?!

A new year brings new and exciting ways to award our top fundraising teams.  Start early, ask often and help us find a cure for IBD.  You can be a top team in 2015! 

Congratulations and Thank You to our 2014 Top Teams:
1st Place Corporate Team:  McCarter & English ($6,550)
1st Place Hospital Team:  Nemours AI duPont Hospital for Children GI & 3F ($1,352)
1st Place Friends & Family Team:  Stewart Striders ($11,862)
2nd Place Friends and Family Team:  Pat's Playas ($7,635)
1st Place Camp Team:  Team Elizabeth ($3,408)


Fundraising Tip:  Have You Been Matched?

Matching-gifts are an easy way to significantly increase the impact of your contributions. Many companies around the country donate funds to match gifts made by their employees to non-profit organizations. A dollar-for-dollar match is common, and some companies will even contribute up to two or three dollars for each dollar an employee gives.  Some even match gifts made by retirees and spouses!
 So what are you waiting for? Ask your company today if it offers a matching-gift program, and request a matching-gift form. Send us the completed and signed form via mail, email or fax and we will do the rest.


Did You Receive a Check or Cash Donation?

Please mail all offline donations to the local chapter and they will be posted to your fundraising page within one week.  Please convert all cash to a check - please do not mail cash. 

Philadelphia / Delaware Valley Chapter
Attention: Dawn Epstein / DE TS
150 Monument Road Ste. 402
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

*Checks should be made payable to CCFA


2015 Sponsors

If you or someone you know is interested in sponsoring the 2015 Philadelphia Take Steps Walk please contact Dawn Epstein, Walk Manager at 856-472-9682 or depstein@ccfa.org.

Local sponsorship opportunities enable companies to gain great exposure and support this important cause. Providing a cash or in-kind donation helps keep event costs down and results in more funds directed to research, education and services. There are several ways that your company can support Take Steps:

  1. Outright sponsorship: provides the ability to engage with consumers and clients in a positive environment. The opportunities are customizable to fit unique objectives and the benefits listed below are provided for discussion purposes.
  2. Corporate Team Formation: offers a fun and exciting way to engage employees in the community, increasing employee satisfaction and fostering healthy fundraising competition. CCFA will provide all of the necessary materials and support to recruit company Team Captains; assist with goal setting and help create an easy fundraising plan.