Boston, Take Steps to Find a Cure!

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The Crohn’s & Colitis Take Steps Walk is one of CCFA’s largest events committed to finding cures for digestive diseases. Our walks offer an incredible day for family, friends and the community to come together in celebration of all their hard work and dedication to our mission.

Our community consists of patients, loved ones, friends and supporters that empower and inspire each other to fight these diseases. Each year we connect with our communities as we fundraise for cures and celebrate our hard work together in supporting our patients.

To date, Take Steps has raised more than $60 million to fund mission-critical research and patient support programs. More than 80 cents of each dollar raised goes directly to funding this mission. Find a walk in your local community and join thousands of others Taking Steps for cures.


FREE Movie Premiere Kickoff Party

Sunday, March 13th

Bring your supporters out to the premiere of Disney's Zootopia and learn more about Take Steps and CCFA!  Get to know other families and companies involved in a more intimate setting than the bustle of walk day.  Complimentary refreshment voucher on us!  It is a free event and all ages are welcome, but you must RSVP to attend by Feburary 28th.  

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

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Contact Stacey Kokoros at or 781-626-0651 with questions 


Meet your 2016 Take Steps Boston Walk Chair, Zayna Gold

zaynaZayna was diagonsed with ulcerative colitis more than 20 years ago when little was known about IBD, and even less was talked about publicly. She has been a Take Steps sponsor and advocate for the last three years but this year she wanted something more. Zayna has committed to Chair the Boston Walk with a passion to:

 - Raise awareness about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
 - Inspire others to have the courage to share their story and join/form a team
 - Engage the community to support the event through sponsorship or a team 

Take Steps has inspired Zayna to be more open to share her story. In her role, she hopes that by sharing her journey, others will not feel alone and will be inspired get involved and share their story. As a local business owner herself of Boston Body Pilates, she also is working to engage other businesses to get involved by forming a team to walk beside the community they serve for this important cause.

To read more about Zayna's journey with UC, CLICK HERE

MVP Program - Celebrating Top Performers

The Most Valuable Participant (MVP) Program has gotten a facelift! This program celebrates and rewards our top fundraising teams that are champions for cures in the community. 

$5,000 Club - In addition to pre and post walk benefits, teams who raise $5,000 - $14,999 receive:

  • Access to Club Tent for you and your team members
  • Specialty refreshments
  • Team mention on recognition banner

$15,000 Team Tent - In addition to pre and post walk benefits, teams who raise $15,000+ receive:

  • Incentives pre-packaged and ready to be picked up by team captain
  • Reserved team tent for you and your team members
  • Personalized team sign
  • Honorable mention during announcements of team from stage
  • Special identification item for event day  

Who will be the first to qualify?!

Top 10

A message from your Walk Manager, Stacey Kokoros:


It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2016 Take Steps Boston Walk.  My name is Stacey Kokoros and I am the Walk Manager for Boston Take Steps.  I look forward to working with you throughout the campaign to reach your fundraising goals.  While we fundraise for our walk, it is important to remember that you are making a difference in the lives of children and adults living with Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis while we work hard to find a cure for these diseases. 

We are currently seeking volunteers like you to help to make our event even better! If you or someone you know has ideas for engaging the community, enhancing Walk Day, or has a connection for an in-kind donation, please reach out to me at 



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


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