Nominations open for our 2018 National Volunteer Awards

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond when it comes to volunteering their time at Crohn’s and Colitis Canada? We want to hear from you! Recognizing that our organization was built upon a foundation of dedicated volunteers, healthcare professionals, and community and corporate partners, we celebrate those who help us to achieve what we couldn’t possibly do alone.


In honour of all the generous hearts who are active in their chapters, walk door to door, work water stations along our walk course, stuff envelopes, compile data, deliver presentations, open doors, inspire others, care or stand up for those living with Crohn’s or colitis – it is not only our duty to recognize and celebrate their contributions, it is our privilege.
Click here to submit a nomination for the 2018 Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Volunteer Awards. It’s quick, simple and a sincere gesture of your appreciation to an amazing volunteer or volunteer team. Award recipients will be recognized at our GUTS conference in the Fall. Be sure to complete and submit your nomination(s) before the deadline of July 6, 2018.

  • 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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