Georgia Chapter

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Welcome to the Georgia Chapter!                            

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. It was founded in 1967 nationally, and the Georgia Chapter was founded in 1987 by Louise and Leo Benatar, Betty and David Berkman, and Janet and Elvin Price. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, this chapter serves the entire state of Georgia.




Meet the local chapter staff, Board of Trustees, and Chapter Medical Advisory Committee.

View the Georgia Chapter COVID-19 event safety policy.


2751 Buford Hwy NE, Suite 780
Atlanta, GA 30324
United States


(404) 982-0616

Chapter Events


Emily's Trick or Treat to Cure Crohn's & Colitis

October 22, 2022

Sandy Springs, GA

32nd Annual Torch Gala

November 5, 2022

Atlanta, GA
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Diet, Body, and your IBD

Join us on Tuesday, November 15 at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT/6:00pm MT/5:00pm PT for the next webinar in our MyIBDLearning Webinar Series: Diet, Body, your IBD: It's complicated!

November 15, 2022

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Local News

Georgia Chapter COVID-19 Safety Policy

The Foundation remains deeply concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on U.S. communities and is committed to placing the health of the IBD community at the center of all our decisions.

January 26, 2022

Torch Gala in the News

Several dedicated volunteers for the Torch Gala have been featured in the news. Read about them all below!   Event Chair, Neal Maziar

October 6, 2021

Minted Gives Back

September 20, 2021

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