Join the Birmingham Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis on 04/29/2017!
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LocationHomewood Central Park
Schedule5:00 PM Check-in and Festival Start
6:00 PM Walk Start
Walk coordinatorEmily Richter
Birmingham Take StepsConnect with patients, families, healthcare providers, and organizations while fundraising for cures.
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Many patients feel they are alone in their struggle with IBD, not knowing how to explain IBD to others. Take Steps EMPOWERS patients and families while offering a safe and welcoming environment to CONNECT and INSPIRE one another. Walk day is filled with music, food, kid’s activities, local entertainment and most importantly, the company of hundreds of people who truly understand the impact of IBD.read more
Your fundraising propels critical research toward cures and supports patient program for the 1.6 million Americans - that's 1 in 200 people - living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Cures are within sight.read more
local hero:Maggie Jukes
Howdy! My name is Maggie Jukes, I am a 17 year old Senior at Lake Travis High School in Lakeway, Texas. I am both honored & excited to be named the Central Texas Honored Hero! I was officially diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at the age of 14. Since that time, I have experienced many strange and sometimes awkward situations. I am proud to support Take Steps and openly share my story to help raise awareness of that exactly Crohn’s is and how you can make a difference.read more
Thousands of volunteers have helped the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) work toward our mission to find cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. Without our volunteers, we would not be able to provide a high level of support, education, research, and resources to our IBD community.read more
Thank you to our top fundraisers and our top fundraising team. Are you a member of the Top Fundraising Club?read more
Top teams and individuals can go above and beyond to provide hope, inspire action, and find cures through fundraising efforts and outreach. These teams and individuals become members of our Top Fundraising Club.read more