Educational Workshops Overview

Here is a sneak peek at the two Educational Workshop options that will be available for your selection at GUTS!

Community Fundraising


Brian Lim
Vice President, Development and Community Engagement
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada

Are you interested in learning more about how to successfully fundraise to find cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis? This workshop will overview our organization’s fundraising strategy and then explore ideas and best practice for how you can support fundraising in your local community. Let the brainstorming begin! 

This workshop will be presented with a French interpretation option.

Having Courageous Conversations

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Claudette Hutchinson
Chief Learning Officer
Andreaus Consulting

Are you looking for communication tools to strengthen your leadership? C.O.U.R.A.G.E. is a seven-step communication tool that supports you in creating a place for you and your teams to unmask obstacles that hinder the free flow of ideas and creativity. This workshop will help you as a leader develop an action plan to unlock potential in your future conversations.

This workshop will be presented in English only.

Session recordings will be available upon request from volunteer staff partners.

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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