Team CtoC LA Marathon
EVENT DATE: Mar 18, 2018
All of our teammates know that Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, also known as inflammatory bowel diseases or "IBD", are chronic diseases that can be very difficult to manage. Connecting to Cure Crohn's and Colitis (CtoC) is continuing it's mission to unite the IBD community by running together to promote public awareness, raise funds for research, and to support patients and their families living wiht these life long often debilitating chronic illnesses.
We need your help. Your donation to Team CtoC will be used to fund research into the cause and treatments of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Our beneficairies are The Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center at Mount Sinai Hospital. led by Dr. Marla Dubinsky in New York City and the Pediatirc IBD program led by Dr. Shervin Rabizadeh at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Mount Sinai is a leader in research focused on understanding the genetic and microbial influences on the development of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Your donations support translational research focused on prevention for IBD for those at risk now and those that might be in the future.
The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program at Cedars-Sinai has an active laboratory as well as clinical research studying the relationship of bacteria, immunology, and inflammation as it pertains to IBD. With the assistance of our generous donors, we continue to move towards our objective of helping adults, children and their families deal with this difficult, frightening and at times life threatening disease.
C to C Achievements
To date, we have donated over $1,000,000 to organizations and institutions for IBD research. The proceeds of our efforts have benefitted The Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and The Painted Turtle Camp in Lake Hughes, California.