Greater New York Chapter

120 Broadway Suite 1050A
New York, NY, 10271
Phone: (212) 679-1570
Fax: (212) 679-3567

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:

  • Take Steps Walk Staten Island, Clove Lakes Park - May 30, 2015

  • CCFA Golf Classic at Deepdale Golf Club - June 1, 2015
  • CCFA Theatre Club - On The 20th Century - June 11, 2015
  • Team Challenge NYC - Trains locally in NYC and races at these fabulous destination events, while raising money towards a cure:               

                   Old Port Half Marathon, Portland, ME - July 11, 2015

                   Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon - July 19, 2015

                   We Spin4 Crohn's & Colitis Cures. What do you Spin4?

On December 5th CCFA is launcing our brand new indoor cycling event -- Spin4 Crohn’s & Colitis Cures -- a 2-hour indoor cycling relay at Peloton on 140 W 23rd St. Teams are made up of 4 people, and each team will be asked to raise $1,000. It doesn’t matter if you are a dedicated indoor cyclist or use your stationary bike as a clothes rack; this event provides a new and exciting way to support IBD research!

You’ll never go further on a stationery bike! Be a leader, and reserve your team’s spot today at

Questions? Contact our National Program Manager, Jessica Dean, at

Support Groups:
For more information, contact Katie Pouga

  • New York City First Tuesdays Support Group

    10 Union Square East
    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.
    Meets: Tuesday, Monthly, First Tuesday of the month

  • New York City Women's IBD Support Group

    Union Square East
    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 meets at Mount Sinai-Beth Israel Hospital,10 Union Square East, Second Floor, Conference Room 1. The meetings will 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.
    Meets: Third Thursday of the Month starting January 2015

Other ways to connect with us:

Take Steps Be Heard!

Join a walk for Crohn's & Colitis.
Register for a walk near you!

Get Fit, Make Friends, Change Lives!

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!