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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Suzanne Beck, Senior Director, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement

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Linell Baumann, Manager, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement

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Jessica Ditkowsky, Manager, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement

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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

May 1, 2022

North Babylon, NY

Summer Fun, Par None

An evening of summer fun to socialize with friends. Enjoy live music, open bar, whiskey and beer tastings & more!

August 12, 2022

East Norwich, NY
MyIBD Learning webinar programs - promo

Back to school- Accommodations for children and teens with IBD

Join us on Tuesday, August 23rd at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT/6:00pm MT/5:00pm PT for the next webinar in our MyIBDLearning Webinar Series: Back to school- Accommodations for children and teens with IBD. Agenda TBD Thank you to our event sponsor:

August 23, 2022

MyIBD Learning Regional Education programs - promo

Mid-Atlantic Regional Patient & Caregiver Conference

This education program will offer sessions for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients & families. Join us to hear from expert speakers and learn the latest in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis!

October 2, 2022

New York, NY
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