Greater San Diego & Desert Area Chapter
Welcome to the Greater San Diego & Desert Area 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.
We are a strong team dedicated to assisting patients and families throughout their experience with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, as well as educating our communities about IBD. We serve San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties.
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Industry Cup Challenge
The Industry Cup Challenge is a friendly competition between our industry partners in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and medical device space to see whose employees can spread the most awareness for IBD by raising the most funds to support the mission of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. To learn more click below.
Congrats to our 2021 Industry Cup Champion, Arena Pharmaceuticals for raising an impressive $17,831! We'd also like to shout-out our 2021 Top Take Steps Team, Gossamer Bio, and our 2021 Top spin4 crohn’s and colitis cures Team, Arena Pharmaceuticals. Collectively, our nine amazing industry partners raised a remarkable $49,109 to help fund life-saving research and provide important patient programs and education.
Dr. David M. Roseman Memorial Fund
In 1979, Dr. Roseman established with Rolf Benirschke the San Diego Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. For the San Diego Chapter, he served as Chief Medical Officer and President of the Board. He was also a member of the Foundation’s National Board for eight years. Dr. Roseman’s commitment and dedication to his patients and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation have inspired his son Jon Roseman, and daughter Dr. Anne Varick Lauder to establish the Dr. David M. Roseman Memorial Fund. Learn more and donate below.
For more information:
Iris Magid Executive Director
Tel: (619) 497-1300 x4 Cell: (858) 867-9466
Sara Northrop Manager, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement
Tel: (619) 497-1300 x2 Cell: (917) 828-0600
Jasmine Graves Senior Coordinator, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement
Tel: (619) 497-1300 x5 Cell: (619) 322-5013
9404 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037