Greater New York Chapter

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Welcome to the Greater New York 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 by Irwin M. and Suzanne Rosenthal, William D. and Shelby Modell, and Henry D. Janowitz, M.D. in New York City. Headquartered in lower Manhattan, this Chapter serves all five boroughs.

Meet Our Staff 

Board of Directors


120 Broadway
Suite 1050A
New York, NY 10271
United States


(212) 679-1570

Chapter Events

myIBD Learning partnership programs

MyIBD Learning: Rochester, NY

We are excited to host this in-person education program with healthcare professionals from the University of Rochester Medical Center!

March 19, 2023

Rochester, NY

MyIBD Learning: Long Island, NY

Save the Date for this day of in-person learning connecting the IBD Community with education & resources for all ages!

April 23, 2023

Uniondale, NY

New York City Take Steps

June 15, 2023

New York, NY
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Local News

Young Professionals' Comedy Night: Sh!ts & Giggles 2022

The Young Professionals' Committee hosted its 14th Annual Comedy Night on May 11, 2022 at Gotham Comedy Club raising close to $57,000! The event honored Hilary Heyison with the Young Professional of the Year Award.

September 6, 2022

spin4 crohn's & colitis cures 2021 in the books!

On Sunday, December 12 we hosted spin4 crohn's & colitis cures at Metropolitan Pavilion.

December 28, 2021

13th Annual Young Professionals' Comedy Night Raised $77,000

On June 24, 2021 the Young Professionals' hosted its 13th annual comedy night, Sh!ts & Giggles raising $77,000! This year's Young Professional of the Year was awarded to Richard Lewis. A VIP reception was held at PHD Rooftop Lounge at Dream Downtown where guests enjoyed a live comedy show.

August 6, 2021

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