Liberty State Park Take Steps

Cry me a colon

Our team is walking for Margaret Wood-McGrath, who was diagnosed with Crohn's disease at the young age of nine.  Now in her 30s, Margaret has her first has had her fair share of Crohn's complications Including many  hospitalizations and surgeries.  But through it all, she has the love and support of her family and the music of Justin Timberlake to pull her through the rough times.  The teams name "Cry me a colon" is a parody in homage to JT's hit song from his number 1 fan.  Her team is made up of some of her favorite and funnest people in the world, the cousins.  So please if you are seeing this, consider donating to the walk and spreading the word, and help researchers develop a cure and treatments that will end the sickness of our loved ones.

Millions of Americans are living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, and currently there is no cure. Our team is walking and raising money to support the crucial work of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Take Steps is the Foundation’s largest nationwide fundraising campaign, helping to accelerate the progress of breakthrough research and to support critical patient programs. Take Steps also brings the community together in a fun, family-friendly, and supportive atmosphere and lets patients know they have a community who supports them.

Please help us reach our team goal of $1,750.00 for Take Steps Liberty State Park by donating or registering and fundraising. Your support will help the Foundation invest in cures for the future, while providing support to patients today.

Leaders in Research: The Foundation has invested more than $400 million in research toward cures since its inception. They remain laser-focused on reducing time to disease diagnosis and improving disease management. The Foundation continues to lead the way in critically important areas of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research, and to accelerate novel therapies and innovative products that address unmet patient needs. 

Empowering Patients and Caregivers: The Foundation serves millions of patients annually, and empowers both patients and caregivers through education, support, and advocacy programs. Examples include COVID-19 resources, expanded pediatric support, influencing legislation, and focusing on diversity and inclusion. 

Do you know someone who is affected by Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis? Join our team and share our fundraising page to spread awareness in the community!

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