BENEFITING: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
EVENT: Grandma's Marathon 2017
EVENT DATE: Jun 17, 2017
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are both major categories of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). IBD affects an estimated 1.6 million Americans. These chronic diseases tend to run in families and they affect males and females equally. CCFA sponsors basic and clinical research of the highest quality.
CCFA also offer a wide range of educational programs for patients and health care professionals, while providing support services to help people cope with these chronic intestinal diseases. CCFA has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for three consecutive years and also has the highest rating from the Better Business Bureau.
We are closer than ever to finding cures. Click here to learn more about CCFA’s genetics initiative, where we are beginning to crack the code.