Make It stop. For Life. Campaign

We will make it stop. For life.

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is proud to say that, thanks to the generous support of our community, we successfully raised $100 million through our seven-year Crohn’s & Colitis – Make it stop. For life. campaign. These funds have advanced IBD research, with many projects leading to breakthroughs in knowledge, created new patient programs and raised awareness all to make the quality of live better for those living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. We continue on our quest to find the cures.


1 in 140 people have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis

Rates in Canada are among the highest in the world.

Families new to Canada are developing Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis for the first time

Families new to Canada are developing Crohn’s and colitis for the first time.

Crohn’s in Canadian children under 10 has nearly doubled since 1995.

Crohn’s in Canadian children under 10 has nearly doubled since 1995.


The Crohn’s & Colitis – Make it stop. For life. campaign has raised $100 million, transforming lives in 4 key ways:

  • Search for Cures

    Accelerate our Investment in the best research with the greatest potential to help people.

  • Help People Cope

    Invest in patient programs and innovative pathways to better treatment and care.

  • Raise our Voice

    Lead advocacy for public policy change and increase awareness to end the silence..

  • Build Community

    Bring all Canadians affected by Crohn’s and colitis together so that no one has to face these devastating diseases alone.



Hear Canadians share their stories about why we need to make Crohn's and Colitis stop. Find out how Crohn's and Colitis Canada is leading the way.

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“I want you to know that you can still do stuff even though you are sick. You can still live a normal life when there is something you really like a lot.”

- Kaylan H.

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“When it comes to uncovering the mysteries of Crohn’s and colitis, Canadian researchers stand among the best in the world.”

- Dr. Silverberg



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  • 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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