Greater San Diego and Desert Area Chapter

9404 Genesee Avenue
suite 135

San Diego, California, 92037
Phone: (619) 497.1300
Fax: (619) 374.2792

Welcome to our Greater San Diego and Desert Area Chapter!  

We are a strong team dedicated to assisting patients and families throughout their experience with Crohn's and Colitis, as well as educating our communities about the diseases. We serve the San Diego and Riverside Counties. To get involved, please check out our current list of events, or email

We've moved! Please note new address

9404 Genesee Ave., Ste. 135
La Jolla, CA  92037

Support San Diego IDB Programs and Research Today:

Save the date for these upcoming events!

UCSD/Scripps Patient Education Conference - September 9, 2017

Take Steps Temecula - October 2017

spin4 - December 2, 2017

Bet on Cures at Del Mar - November 11, 2017

Other ways to connect with us:

Greater San Diego & Desert Area Chapter Facebook

Greater San Diego & Desert Area Chapter Twitter 

Team Challenge Greater San Diego & Desert Area Facebook

Take Steps San Diego and Take Steps Temecula Facebook


Have some spare time and want to make a difference? We are in need of volunteers for our upcoming events, as well as in-office intern work.

Please email to apply

Thank you to our San Diego Chapter Champion Sponsors!


Community Health Charities Contributor Choice #37071

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

Connect with the IBD community and walk to help end Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Register for a walk near you!

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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!