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.
MVP Program and Incentives!
MVP (Most Valuable Participant) SHOUT-OUTS!
The MVP Program was created to recognize top teams and
individuals going above and beyond to provide hope, inspire action and find
cures through fundraising efforts and outreach!
You can be an Awareness Builder by raising $100.
You can be a Hope Giver by raising $1,000.
Your team can become a Cures Believer when you reach $3,000.
Congratulations to our current Hope Givers!
ALYSSA CRANE- with Sassy Striders
COLLEEN JACKSON- with Team Colleen
Congratulations to our 1st Cures Believers Team!
TEAM COLLEEN- Lead by our Honored Hero Colleen Jackson
CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR 2015 INCENTIVE SHEET!
Meet Colleen Jackson!
My name is Colleen Jackson and I am 22 years old and a recent honors graduate of
Rider University. I enjoy playing sports especially volleyball. I was diagnosed with moderate to severe
Crohn’s Disease in January of 2012 when I was 20 years old. Click Here to Read More!
TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING TEAM!
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
Step 4: Raise Money
The national fundraising average per person is $250. Encourage 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 flyers 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?
MAIL OFFLINE DONATIONS TO:
CCFA NJ CHAPTER
45 Wilson Avenue
Manalapan, NJ 07726
ATTN: Lisa Champion