Get Involved

Volunteers needed
The Long Island Chapter is always in need of some helping hands! Please contact the Chapter office if you are interested in volunteering by calling (516) 222-5530 or downloading our volunteer application and email to or fax to (516) 222-5535

Young Professionals Group
The LI Young Professionals Group advances CCFA's mission through advocacy, fundraising and networking. All interested patients, friends and family members ages 22 to 40 who live or work on Long Island are encouraged  to join.  See the events section for upcoming meetings and follow CCFA Young Professionals of Long Island on Facebook for announcements.

Keyholder’s Circle
The Keyholder's Circle members are stakeholders who, by possessing the resources to make a significant gift to research, "hold the key" to a cure. The Keyholder's Circle meets four times a year, in small private settings, with leading IBD experts, to learn about the latest in scientific research.  For more information on membership in the Circle, please contact Susan Gomberg, Development Director at (516) 222-5530 or by email at

You can Change – Challenge – Cure
There's a great destination race waiting just for you, from the beaches of Florida to the Las Vegas strip! Train for a half marathon race and fundraise for a cure.
Information meetings are ongoing in July and August. Go to Team Challenge Long Island, or contact Sima Matthes, Endurance Manager at or 516-222-5530 to sign up or for more information.

Take Steps For Crohn's & Colitis
October 19, 2014, Stony Brook University

Walk to raise funds and awareness for Crohn's and colitis in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere! For more details on becoming a fundraising team or individual, corporate sponsor, volunteer, as well as event details, visit or contact Suzanne Beck, Walk Manager at or 516-222-5530.

Join a Committee
Want to get involved with the Long Island Chapter? Join a committee to help plan special events, education program and more. Ongoing committees include

  • Events
  • Education
  • Communications
  • Train to become a support group leader

For more information about committees please call (516) 222-5530