Greater New York Chapter


120 Broadway Suite 1050A
New York, NY, 10271
Phone: (212) 679.1570
Fax: (212) 679.3567
newyork@ccfa.org

Welcome to the Greater New York Chapter!  We serve the 5 boroughs of New York City, funding research, raising awareness, and providing education and support to IBD patients. There are many ways to get involved with the Chapter.


Here’s a quick list of what’s coming up in our chapter:


  • Team Challenge NYC - Trains locally in NYC and races at these fabulous destination events, while raising money towards a cure:                  

                   Jamestown, RI Half-Marathon - July 16, 2014
                   Napa Valley, CA Half-Marathon - July 20, 2014
                   Clearwater, FL TriRock Triathlon - November 9, 2014
                   Las Vegas, NV Half Marathon - November 16, 2014
                   Palm Beach, FL Half Marathon - December 6, 2014


Support Groups: For more information, contact Katie Pouga

  • New York City First Tuesdays Support Group


    10 Union Square East, New York, NY 10003, USA
    New York, NY 10003
    This support group meets at Beth Israel Phillips Ambulatory Care Center in Union Square East (near Panera). Meetings are held in the Second Floor Conference Rooms. This group is open to men and women with IBD, as well as caregivers and friends! Topics related to IBD are discussed as people share their stories to empower others with hope.
    halam49@gmail.com
    Meets: Tuesday, Monthly, First Tuesday of the month

  • New York City Women's IBD Support Group


    Union Square East, New York, NY 10003, USA
    New York, NY 10003
    This support group is open to all ages of women with IBD. This is a welcoming environment for new and not-so-newly diagnosed women. Attention: This group location has a new location starting 6/19 and will be held at Beth Israel Hospital, Union Square East. Due to the change, for the 6/19 meeting Only, the meeting time is 6:00pm-7:30pm for Thursday, June 19th Only. The meeting will be held in the 2nd Floor Auditorium. For the remaining meeting dates July-December, the meeting time will resume to regularly scheduled time 6:30-8:00pm. Meetings will then be held in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. Directions: Inside Beth Israel, pass the Check In Desk to the Elevator Banks. Take the Elevators to the 2nd Floor. From the left side Elevator Bank, take a left and the meeting space is just through the hall towards to main atrium to your left. From the right side Elevator Bank, take a right and the meeting space is just through the hall towards the main atrium to your left. Be sure to check with your Facilitators what the Bathroom Code is.
    Wavehill24@yahoo.com
    Meets: 6/19/2014, 7/10/2014, 8/7/2014, 9/4/2014, 10/2/2014, 11/6/2014 & 12/4/2014, Monthly. Dates: 6/19, 7/10, 8/7, 9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4

  • Staten Island Support Group


    200 McClean Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    New York, NY 10305
    The Staten Island Support Group is a growing group, open to both men and women with IBD, as well as caregivers and friends. The Staten Island Support Group is a great place to learn from others, laugh, and grow in a shared understanding of living with IBD!
    Rosanne.mottola@gmail.com
    Meets: Fourth Wednesday of the month



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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!