Upcoming Events:

Free Yoga Class

For children and adults with IBD, taught by 

Morgan Check, nurse practitioner at the Pediatric IBD Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

This class offers gentle poses for all levels, perfect for people with IBD. Caregivers welcome as well.

Yoga will resume in the fall.

RSVP: Connections@connectingtocure.org

Past Events:

Rock the Night is an annual fundraising event to support Crohn's and Colitis Research. On December 1, 2018 we had our 9th annual event at the Highline Ballroom in New York which featured music from Jesse Malin and Trapper Schoepp, as well as comedy from Bill Burr and Dean Delray. 

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In June 2018, we had our annual children's piano recitals with Shilla Hekmat Music Academy. The students all worked so hard to make their performances beautiful and meaningful, while the families graciously supported our mission.  Our annual piano recitals have raised over $100,000 for C to C. Thank you everyone for your support! 

Chip in for Crohn's Golf Tournament

On May 6th, 2018 we had our 5th annual Chip in for Crohn's golf tournament. The event has raised over $100,000 since it's inception in 2014.  The Nordquist family has made a commitment to making the event fun for all while raising money for important IBD research. 

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Rock the Night is an annual fundraising event to support Crohn's and Colitis Research. On April 14, 2018 we had our 7th annual event in Los Angeles which featured music from Jakob Dylan, Butch Walker, Jim James, as well as comedian Joe Sib.  

On March 18th we ran our first LA Marathon as an official Charity Partner. Our dedicated runners raised over $22,000 for IBD research and exceeded our expectations. One of our top fundraisers, Jill Nordquist, ran her first full marathon, and Andy Berman, another top fundraiser, broke a personal record in running the Charity Challenge. Congratulations to all of our teammates! 

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We had our first Rock the Night event in New York on November 18th, 2017 at the Bowery Ballroom. We had a fantastic lineup of music featuring Jakob Dylan, Chris Stills, Brian Fallon and Jesse Malin. 

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In June 2017, we had our annual children’s piano recitals with Shilla Hekmat Music Academy. The families of the students generously supported C to C by making a donation for their child to perform or sponsoring the event.  There was classical, popular, jazz pieces, and and more, and many of the students sang as well as played piano or did duets with other students.  We raised over $25,000 thanks to Shilla Hekmat and her students. 

Chip in for Crohn's Golf Tournament

On Sunday, May 7, 2017, we held our 4th Annual Chip In for Crohn's golf tournament. Friends, family and supporters gathered for an afternoon of golf, fundraising and friendly competition. We raised over $25K, bringing our four year total to over $90K.

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Rock the Night is an annual fundraising event to support Crohn's and Colitis Research.  Great rock music along with a silent auction, good food and lively cocktails, make for an inspirational and fun evening.  This years event featured music from Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers, Butch Walker and Jade Castrinos.  

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Connecting to Cure Crohn's and Colitis partnered with the Screenland 5k in Culver City on February 16, 2017 to raise awareness for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Our amazing team of more than 50 runners raised over $7,000 for IBD research. 

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Chip in for Crohn's Golf Tournament

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Judd Apatow & Friends Birthday Spectacular Show

Thanks to all who came to Largo at the Coronet for a great show with Judd Apatow, Jakob Dylan, Lena Dunham, Paul Williams, Maria Bamford and Jack Antonoff. Proceeds benefitted Connecting to Cure Crohn’s and Colitis allowing us to make a year end donation to our research partners.

Judd Apatow and Lowell Dylan

Piano Concert featuring the students of the Shilla Hekmat Piano Studio.
June 6th, 7th, and 9th, 2015, at the home of Shilla Hekmat
Beverly Hills, CA​.

Shilla Hekmat Piano Studio Recital Planning Committee 2015. From Left, Contessa Popeil, Dietrich Tribal, David Strauss, Cairo Dwek, Lowell Dylan, Armon Ghodoussi, Shilla Hekmat, Stacy Dylan.

Chip in for Crohn's Golf Tournament

Our first annual golf tournament, Chip in for Crohn’s, with our partner Jill Nordquist and her son Noah was held on May 17th at the Lakes in El Segundo.  Please see our video below with highlights from the event which featured teams of golfers playing a 9 hole scramble.

Chip in for Crohn's Golf Tournament

 

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Rock the Night is an annual fundraising event to support Crohn's and Colitis Research.  Great rock music in a small, intimate setting, along with a silent auction, good food and lively cocktails, make for an inspirational and fun evening.  This years event featured music from Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers, Butch Walker and Jade Castrinos.  

 

View our slide shows below.

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Art Sale and Boutique was a fundraiser to benefit programs that fund research for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, promote awareness about these diseases and provide support for those living with these lifelong, chronic illnesses.

1st Annual Children's Piano Concert featuring the students of the Shilla Hekmat Piano Studio.

A photo from the 2012 successful event.

From Left: Samuel Dylan, Stacy Dylan, Shilla Hekmat, Alex Massachi
Front: Lowell Dylan

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2nd Annual Children's Piano Concert featuring the students of the Shilla Hekmat Piano Studio.
Sunday, June 9th, 2013, the home of Shilla Hekmat
Beverly Hills, CA

Shilla Hekmat Piano Studio held their second annual piano recital featuring her talented students of all ages. There were also singers, as well as other instruments in duo and group performances. 

The proceeds from this event went to Connecting to Cure, and were also given to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA).

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Rock The Night 2015

Jakob Dylan