Portland, Take Steps to Find a Cure!

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Hello from your Maine Take Steps Walk Manager, Jessica Gale

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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.



RSVP Here for the 2015 KICK OFF PARTY by clicking the invite below!



Meet our 2015 Honoree


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                       2006                                      2013

My name is Michael Flaherty. I'm 29 years old, I live in Portland, Maine and I have Crohn’s Disease. I've had this digestive disorder for over 10 years. I got good grades, had great friends and was recognized as a young basketball and golfing prospect in Maine   This is the story of how it reduced my life to dust... Life is not and will never be about how hard you can hit, it’s about how hard you can get it and keep moving forward, how much you can take and keep…moving…forward.” –Rocky Balboa

Read more of Michael's story and support him by clicking here!