Make It stop. For Life. Campaign

We will make it stop. For life.

Join our $100 million campaign to end the unrelenting pain, the multiple surgeries, the missed moments and the isolation. 1 in 140 Canadians are living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – Canada has more reasons to be concerned than any other country in the world.


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.


We’re making progress but we’re not there yet.

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89% Raised!$100M Goal


The Crohn’s & Colitis – Make it stop. For life. campaign aims to raise $100 million by 2020 to transforms lives in 4 key ways:

  • Find 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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