Long Island Chapter

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Welcome to the Long Island Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation!

We serve Nassau and Suffolk counties with support groups, special events and education programs. 

For more information about how to become involved with events call the chapter office at (516) 222-5530.


Chapter Contacts:

Sherry Perlman, Executive Director [email protected]

Susan Gomberg, Director of Development [email protected]

Nancy Davis, Administrative Coordinator/Special Events [email protected]

Suzanne Beck, Take Steps Walk Director [email protected]

Melissa Pulsinelli-Varellas, Take Steps Walk Manager [email protected]

Diane McKenzie, MHA, Greater New York  Education Manager [email protected]

Becky Burris, Team Challenge [email protected]

Anissa Bernardo, Administrative Assistant [email protected]






585 Stewart Ave
Suite 304
Garden City, NY 11530
United States


(516) 222.5530

Chapter Events

Take Steps Zip Up Hoodie

NOW ON SALE We had an overall exciting response to our Take Steps Zip-up Hoodies and are now offering them for sale. Sizes available: Small Medium Large  XL

December 31, 2019

Hoops for Harrison

Help raise funds for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation while having fun playing in our 6th annual Hoops for Harrison 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

January 19, 2020

East Hills, NY

LI 2020 Take Steps Walk Long Island - Kickoff

Don’t miss out… RSVP today to join us on Sunday, February 9th as we

February 9, 2020

Syosset, NY

Long Island Take Steps

Take Steps

May 3, 2020

North Babylon, NY
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