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Thank you Westchester! ! 

Thank you all so much for your hard work. Although the walk is over, we can continue our efforts year round. Fundraising events can be really fun so please consider planning an ice-cream social, happy hour party, bowling competition or dress down day at your school or work.

This spring, the Fairfield/Westchester Chapter is hoping to raise more than $350,000 in critical funds for CCFA and its many resources, educational programs and research initatives. YOU can get us there! 

Call or email if you need help, would like ideas or just want to chat. (914) 812-8988/amueller@ccfa.org.


Meet your 2015 Honorees: 

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Andrew Gelfand Joey Montanaro

Walk Details

Where: FDR Park, Lot 4
2957 Crompond Road Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
- Please note, parking fees are in effect until 4 pm 

When: 4 PM Registration opens/Festival Begins
5:15 PM - Program and awards
5:35 PM - Walk
6:00 PM - 6:30 Festival and Food 

What: Beginning at 4 pm, we have tons of fun planned, including: 

- Music provided by DJ MD
- Bouce houses and gaga courtesy of LIFE, The Place to Be
- Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt hosted by Teen Alliance
- CCFA Fairness Act and Chapter info at the Mission Experience
- Face Painting and sign making in the Kids Corral
- Bathroom attendants and special Charmin products in the restrooms - plus, be sure to check out their Brand Ambassadors to get a free coupon!

- Team Captains, don't forget to get your gift bag at registration. 
- Mission Experience will have a Potty Toss and Toilet Paper game with prizes, so be sure to check that out


Register for Take Steps & Make a $25 Self Donation You’ll receive a Take Steps decal and raise awareness! 


Decal Don, How it works? – Make a self-donation today of $25.00 (or more) and you will be rewarded with a Take Steps Decal or as we'd like to call it Decal Don. 

Many patients suffer in silence and it's up to us to make their voices heard.  Help us change that FACT!  Register today for the 2015 Westchester County Take Steps Walk and make a self -donation of $25 (or more!) and you will receive a window decal to place in your car or other publicly visible place.  Be a part of making a difference to those who suffer in silence. 

Next Steps - Help us raise awareness!

Take a photo with your “Decal Don” (think Flat Stanley) and share on social media.  Don't forget to tag us with #decaldon.

Let's show the world your team’s commitment to the fight against digestive diseases.  Together we will find a cure!

Take Steps to Find a Cure!

Register to Walk!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.


Here are a few proven tips to help you have a rewarding and successful walk experience with your team!

Step 1: Set a realistic and meaningful goal for your team

There is no cost to register and no fundraising minimum. It is up to you to set a personally meaningful and significant goal for you and your team. Communicate that goal to your team members and work together to achieve it dividing the goal among each other.

Step 2: Write Personal Fundraising Letters & Emails

Compose a passionate and individualized letter about why you are walking and how people can support your fundraising efforts.

Step 3: Recruit Participants

Ask your friends, neighbors, family members and co-workers to join your team and help you to spread awareness and reach your team’s fundraising goal through their contacts.

Step 4: Raise Money

The national fundraising average per person is $250 encourage your each of your of your team members to beat the national average. Approach the businesses you frequent, or even better, ask your own company! Lead by example, by making the first donation your own!

Step 5: Create Excitement

Design a team t-shirt or a unique team name, post fliers in your neighborhood, and share information on social media!

Step 6: Celebrate Your Team’s Success

Attend the Walk. Take a team photo. Eat, drink and celebrate raising funds to find cures for Crohn's and colitis! ____________________________________________________________________________________

Have you collected donations that need to be applied to your fundraising page?


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