Long Island Chapter


585 Stewart Ave Suite 304
Garden City, NY, 11530
Phone: (516) 222.5530
Fax: (516) 222.5535
longisland@ccfa.org

Welcome to the Long Island Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation! We serve Nassau and Suffolk Counties with support groups, special events and education programs.

Introducing CCFAacts - the Long Island Chapter's newsletter. Read updates about research, special events and more. You can read more news from CCFA in our volunteer newsletter.

Have you heard? CCFA’s President & CEO, Rick Geswell wants to take the Fall 2014 Take Steps team that raises the most money out to lunch – in your city. Learn more and watch Rick's video at cctakesteps.org/easternlongisland.

What’s coming up at the Long Island Chapter

  • Team Challenge - There's a great destination race waiting for you! Information meetings are ongoing in July and August. Train for a triathlon or half-marathon while raising funds for CCFA.
  • A Winning Hand For CCFA - Wednesday, September 17, Engineers Country Club, Roslyn Harbor, NY.  A day-long luncheon, card and mah jongg event with raffles and vendor boutiques
  • IBD: It's a Family Affair - Sunday, September 21, Huntington Hilton. Registration is now open. Patient education symposium covering topics for patients, families and caregivers.
    Take Steps - Sunday October 19, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook. Community walk dedicated to raising awareness and mission-critical funds for CCFA. 
  • Support Groups for patients, parents and teen girls living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, including a new location in Dix Hills for parents.
  • A Toast to Tomorrow - Thursday, November 13. The Long Island Chapter's Culinary, Wine and Spirits Event honoring the Reiss/Portnoy Family and Dr. Brian Bosworth.

The Young Professionals group advances CCFA's mission through creative collaboration to raise awareness of and advocate for individuals with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

If you are between the ages of 22 and 40, living and/or working on Long Island and would like to become involved. please contact the chapter. Follow the Young Professionals group on Facebook for announcements and updates on meetings and events.


Connect with the Long Island Chapter on Facebook and get the latest updates about upcoming events, announcements and CCFA's mission.




Salix Pharmaceuticals is a Platinum Sponsor
of the CCFA Long Island Chapter
Janssen Pharmaceuticals is a Bronze Sponsor
of the CCFA Long Island Chapter

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Team Challenge Endurance Training Program

  • Half Marathon
  • Triathlon

Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon, or ride in a great cycling event at one our amazing destination races while raising vital funds for research. Join Team Challenge today!