New Jersey Chapter

Get Involved

Are you interested in getting involved with the New Jersey Chapter? Read about some of our programs below. You can also check out a list of upcoming Chapter events, or find information about the Take Steps walk or Team Challenge training program.


Charlie Weiss
Executive Director
(732) 786-9960 Ext. 1
[email protected]


Lisa Champion 
Director, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement
(732) 786-9960 Ext. 2
[email protected]

*Contact Lisa for all questions regarding Cheers to a Cure, Banded Together, or Touch of Football.


Melaina Conroy

Coordinator, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement
(732) 786-9960 Ext. 3
m[email protected]

*Contact Melaina for General Questions, Tributes 


Amanda Mendum

Manager, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement

[email protected]

*Contact Amanda for all questions regarding Team Challenge


Nicole Grischuk

Manager, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement

(732)786-9960 Ext. 5

n[email protected]

*Contact Nicole for all questions regarding Take Steps and spin4



Support Groups and Power of Two            

In-person support groups located in New Jersey can be found by clicking on the "Support Groups" link to the left. We also have online support groups, which can be found here.

Interested in peer-to-peer support? Not finding a support group in your area? Power of 2 is a peer-to-peer support program for individuals seeking to talk by phone to other patients or caregivers with IBD. If you are interested in learning more about the Power of 2 program, please e-mail [email protected] or call (888) 694-8872, x8.



The New Jersey Chapter currently needs volunteers for:


Drop off Crohn's & Colitis Foundation materials at doctors’ offices in Northern and Central New Jersey to help ensure that all patients have access to the Foundation's programs and information.

Office assistance

Help out in the New Jersey Chapter Office

Event-day assistance

Join us the day of a fundraising or education event to volunteer

Event committees

Join an event committee to help plan a fundraising event

Submit your volunteer application today! If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Salmon at [email protected]  or (732) 786-9960, x1.


NJ Chapter Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees consists of a great group of individuals who like to have fun while planning and implementing strategies to help the chapter achieve its goals to support the mission of the Foundation. There are certain responsibilities involved with being a board member. If you're interested in learning more, please contact Ashley Salmon at [email protected]

Camp Oasis

A fun place for learning, playing and healing, Camp Oasis provides children with a week of incredible fun in a safe and supportive camp community. Learn more about applying to be a camper or volunteering as a counselor.


Workplace Giving

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation New Jersey Chapter is proud to participate in the workplace giving campaign of Community Health Charities and United Way. At many workplaces employees can direct contributions to the charity of their choice. Look for our name and agency code in your company campaign. If you don't find us, please ask your employer to add Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.


Community Health Charities Contributor Choice # 36983

Honor a Loved One With a Tribute Donation

Making donations on behalf of or in memory of others is a meaningful way of recognizing commitment to an important cause. You can make a tribute or memorial donation and have us send a tribute card (suggested minimum donation $25). Your tribute gift can be mailed to our office at Crohn's & Colitis Foundation New Jersey Chapter, 45 Wilson Ave., Manalapan, NJ 07726, Attn: Tributes, or charged to a credit card by contacting Melaina Conroy at (732) 786-9960, x3.

You may also make your tribute donation online and have an e-card sent.


45 Wilson Ave
Manalapan, NJ 07726
United States


(732) 786.9960

Upcoming Events


Jersey Shore Take Steps

May 16, 2021

Asbury Park, NJ


MyIBD Learning Webinar

May 20, 2021



Liberty State Park Take Steps

June 13, 2021

Bridgewater Township, NJ


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December 5, 2021

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