Long Island Chapter

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Welcome to the Long Island Chapter!

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:

Lisa Schwerdt, Executive Director

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Susan Gomberg, Director, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement

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Nancy Davis, Coordinator, Chapter Operations

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Suzanne Beck, Director, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement, Take Steps

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Melissa Varellas, Senior Manager, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement, Take Steps & spin4 crohn’s & colitis cures
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Amanda Mendum, Team Challenge

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Anissa Bernardo, Coordinator, Chapter Operations

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


(516) 222.5530

Chapter Events

Long Island Take Steps

Take Steps

June 6, 2021

Melville, NY

Night Golf…an event with balls

Night Golf...an event with balls is a night golf outing organized to raise money for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.  The event is hosted at The Muttontown Club, a private country club available exclusively to members and their guests.

July 23, 2021

East Norwich, NY

Havana Nights

Havana Nights will take you down to the Caribbean where the music is hot, the drinks are cool, and the ocean breezes are balmy.  Dance to the Grammy Award-Winning Band, YeraSon, enjoy delicious Cuban-inspired food and d

September 9, 2021

Kings Park, NY

Gold Coast Take Steps

Take Steps

October 24, 2021

Port Washington, NY
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