Where Your Dollars Go
Every dollar you raise and/or donate for Gutsy Walk counts towards Crohn’s & Colitis Canada’s Make it stop. For life. fundraising campaign. This ambitious campaign will help raise $100 million by 2020 to invest in transformational research, patient programs and advocacy so that every child can live life to the fullest, and ultimately, be cured.
Last year, we invested $6.5 million right here in Canada to:
Grow our ground-breaking GEM Project to approximately 90 sites worldwide and over 4.400 participants. The GEM Project is an international research study initiated by Crohn’s and Colitis Canada that is our best hope to identify the triggers for Crohn’s disease.
Launch the first-ever network of IBD Centres of excellence to elevate patient care, known as PACE (Promoting Access and Care through Centres of Excellence) Network.
Fuel 27 research grants at 13 major hospitals and universities across Canada
Award 14 promising trainees and young investigators with financial support
Your support is vital to ultimately find cures so that no Canadian has to live with the burden of these life-long diseases.
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