Georgia Chapter

2250 N Druid Hills Rd
# 250

Atlanta, GA, 30329
Phone: (404) 982.0616

Please visit the Get Involved tab on the left, to see our volunteer opportunities.
This chapter serves all of Georgia, and assists with the Alabama, Tennessee and Carolinas chapters.


In honor of our 50th anniversary this year, we thank the individuals and families listed below for your dedication, service,
and support of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and the patients we serve. 

We offer our deepest appreciation on behalf of the Foundation and the 1.6 million Americans living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

On behalf of all of those living with Crohn's and colitis, we thank you!

Myra Atkinson
Louise and Leo Benatar
Diane and Morris (deceased) Benatar
Betty Berkman
Mindy Black
Dr. Gregory Borak

Shari and Rutledge Capers
Cathy Carden
Scott Chalk
Dr. Stanley Cohen
Leah and Richard Davis
Elizabeth Davis
Ann and Jay Davis
Lorri Denton
The Diamond Family
Frankie Doughtie
Dr. Ron Fagin
Ruth and David Falkenstein
Emmy Lou Faubert
Steve Goodman
Mary Beth Greenstone
Ivette Griffin
David Hein (deceased)
Barbara Henlon
Art Hernandez
Dr. Meredith Hitch
Jeff Kamin
Kevin Krull
Dr. Subra Kugathasan
Sandy and Peter Leff, M.D.
Barbara Mays
Neal Maziar
The McNamara Family
Nancy Meadows
The Moskowitz Family
Dr. Mark Murphy

Maxim Nazaire
Dr. Mark Nyce
Ana Maria Pickens
Cindy Pickman
Nicolas Pirog
Elvin Price and Family
Cindy and John Price
Principle Solutions Group
Clare Ranney
Stacey Rothberg
Jesse Salinas
Cathy Saripkin
Dr. Larry Saripkin
Dr. Shahriar Sedghi
Gina and Sam Shapiro
Emily and Louis Shapiro
Melissa Sheffer
Louie Shemaria
Gail and Michael Siegel
Ann and Mike Silver
Roberta Sirzyk
Dr. Shanthi Sitaraman (deceased)
The Spandorfer Family
Dr. Michael Steinbook

Mike Weinberg
Sherri Wildstein
Cindy Wilson
Dr. Douglas Wolf

Surf City Marathon & Half Marathon
Sunday, February 4, 2018

Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Half Marathon

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Click here to join the team!

We also have Do-It-Yourself events, if these dates don't fit your schedule - ask about Race in Orange!

Contact Endurance Manager, Lindsey Denton at (404) 982-0616 or

        Thank you to our Corporate Partners:


Shapiro Capital Management LLC

Georgia Chapter Platinum Corporate Partners

Georgia Chapter Platinum Medical Partner

Georgia Chapter Corporate Partner

Thank you to Cobb EMC for your support of the Georgia Chapter

The Georgia Chapter Board of Trustees:
Lorri Denton
Kevin O'Reggio
Tanvi Dhere, M.D.
Joseph Sisto
Ronnie Ford Kenny Sonenshine
Andrew Goldberg Philip Spandorfer, M.D.
Marisa Lawrence, M.D.
Mike Weinberg, President
Cheryl Maher
Matt Wise, Treasurer
Tom O'Connor
Douglas Wolf, M.D.

The Georgia Chapter Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC):
Dr. Tanvi Dhere, Chair
Dr. Subra Kugathasan
Dr. Douglas Wolf
Dr. David Weinstein
Dr. Heba Iskandar

Upcoming Events in Georgia:

Please read more in-depth descriptions of all of our events, by clicking on the link below that you're interested in.

Torch Gala: February 3, 2018

Team Challenge Surf City Marathon & Half Marathon 2018: February 4, 2018

Team Challenge New Orleans Half Marathon 2018: March 4, 2018

Take Steps Atlanta Walk: May 20, 2018

Camp Oasis: June 17 - 22, 2018

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