50 years of research • education • support • advocacy

50 years of research • education • support • advocacy

Golden Giving Circle

We are deeply grateful to our Golden Giving Circle donors for supporting the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, the important work we do, and the 1.6 million Americans living with Crohn's disease and/or ulcerative colitis. Their meaningful investment will enable us to fund research and support programs that fuel our mission of finding cures for these diseases, and to improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by them.


We thank these members of our Golden Giving Circle:

Bonnie and Charles Alter
Scott and Monica Anderson
The Rolf Benirschke Legacy Foundation
Margot and Michael Benstock
Angela and Robert Biggar
Anthony Bongiorno
Ethel Wilson Bowles and Robert Bowles Memorial Fund
Lisa and Matt Chanoff
Heather Christiansen
David R. Clare & Margaret C. Clare Foundation
  in memory of Margaret Lynne Clare
The Crown Family
Ann and Jay Davis
Ben Darnell and Juliet Moser
Cathy and Alessandro DiNello
The Dorfman Foundation
The Samuel R. Dweck Foundation and Elno Family Foundation
Marcy and Arthur Falcone
The Flora L. Thornton Foundation
Flowerree Foundation
Diane Froot
Lauren and Steven Geduld
The Gillman Family
Shari and Ed Glazer
The Grainger Foundation
Nick Gross
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
Robert B. Hinton, Jr.
Linda Tallen & David Paul Kane Educational and Research Foundation
The Louis J. and June J. Kay Foundation
Richard Kay
Broh and Carrie Landsman
  The Leavitt Family Foundation
  Mary Jo and Donald Lenauer
  The Litwin Family
  The Wilbur May Foundation
  The McCready Family
  Mortenson Construction
  Tessie and Jeffrey Nedelman
  The Patriarch Family Foundation
  Gary Podell
  Janet and Elvin Price
  Roddenberry Foundation
  Dulcy and Jerry Rosenberg
  Dora and Steve Rubin
  The Scharf Family
  Tina Hoffman and Geoffrey Schechter
  Lisa and Mark Schneider
  Ilene Schwartz
  Trudi and Christopher Seiwald
  The Shapiro Family
  Ellen and Steven Shapiro
  Shepherd Family Foundation
    in memory of Herman R. and Carol Ruth Shepherd
  The Stolte Family Foundation
  Ellie Carmody and Daniel Stone
  The Eric M. Suhl Foundation
  Michelle and Howard Swarzman
  Sara Tayeb-Khalifa and Family
  The Valero Energy Foundation
  Hannah and Karl Voskuil
  Mary and Tim Walsh
  Brown and Nancy Word
  The Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family Foundation
  Anonymous (4)


All donors making a pledge or gift of $50,000 or more in 2017 are included in the Foundation's Golden Giving Circle. This is an exclusive benefit, offered only in our anniversary year. In addition to the joy of supporting life-changing programs directly benefitting IBD patients, Golden Giving Circle members will receive:

  • Listing in our 50th Anniversary Commemorative Journal*
  • Listing in our 2017 Annual Report as a Golden Giving Circle Member*
  • Listing on our national website as a Golden Giving Circle Member*
  • Quarterly updates on the Foundation's major mission advancements
  • A detailed progress report on the program you choose to support
  • VIP invitations to exclusive research symposiums and Foundation events, with an opportunity to personally engage with some of the world's leading IBD physicians and scientists

* Anonymity honored if preferred

For more information about the Golden Giving Circle or to discuss your interest in supporting the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, contact Allison Coffey, Senior Vice President of Advancement at acoffey@crohnscolitisfoundation.org or (917) 476-6511.