National Capital Area, Take Steps to Find a Cure!

On Saturday, June 11th, 2016 We're Taking Steps in Washington, DC!

 
We're pleased that we are going to be able to hold our annual Take Steps Walk at the Washington Monument Grounds, our traditional site. 
 
Date:  June 11, 2016
Time:  THIS IS A CHANGE:  Registration at 4:00 PM and the walk begins at 5:30 PM
Where: THIS IS A CHANGE:  Washington Monument Grounds (same location as 2015), located at the corner of 15th Street NW and Constitution Ave
 
We apologize for any confusion over this change from our previously announced time and place. 
Please be sure to adjust your calendars.
 
 
Join us for our Home Stretch Party for Team Captains on Saturday, May 14th at 6PM! 
 
We're meeting up at Nationals Stadium at 6PM for our Home Stretch Party. There will be a great program featuring our Pediatric Honored Hero Zoe. There will be complimentary beverages and light snacks. After the party, join us for the 7:05PM game against the New York Mets.  Washington Nationals.jpg

Tickets for the game are required to attend the party. Tickets are normally $10 but if you're registered for the walk CCFA will pay for half of each ticket! 

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Thank you to our presenting sponsor: 

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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.

2015 Accomplishments

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National Captal Area Take Steps Kick Off Party and Nationals Game

Saturday, April 9, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

(Nationals game starts at 4:05pm)

 
 
 
 Meet our 2016 Honored Heroes! 

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Zoe Fischthal is 12 years old and has been living with Crohn's disease for six years. Learn more about her story & why she walks here

 


 

Our adult honored hero Katie O'Brien has been living with Crohn's disease since she was 13 years old. Katie is passionate about finding cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and providing resources for teens and young adults living with IBD and ostemies. Read her whole story here. Katie O'Brien.png
 

Team Captains- we've got a great new incentive this year! 

Our goal this year is to have 100% participation from all of our walk participants.
You can help us achieve this goal by encouraging your teammates to donate $25
and then ask all their friends and family to match their $25 donation.

Just for being a team captain and an excellent leader on your team,
we're going to give you this fun sticky cell phone wallet. 

When your walk team has raised its first $250,
you will receive ten additional cell phone card holders to distribute to
your teammates or donors! Our way of saying THANK YOU for everything you do.

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HOW TO RAISE YOUR FIRST $250 IN JUST SEVEN DAYS

Day 1: Sponsor Yourself. It shows your donors are committed to this cause!

Day 2: Ask three relatives who aren’t team members to match your donation.

Day 3: Ask three friends who aren’t team members to match your donation.

Day 4: Ask five coworkers who aren’t team members for $10

Day 5: Ask four neighbors who aren’t team members for $5

Day 6: Ask your Boss for a donation or ask if the company will offer a match.

Day 7: Celebrate your success!