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Row Row Row Your Boat with Crohn’s And Ulcerative Colitis

Every once in a while you hear something that no only makes complete sense but also blows your mind. Have you ever thought about how the song we all grew up with, actually had a much deeper meaning? Add on the extra statistics and thoughts that Youtube sensation Prince Ea includes … Read More

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100 Miles For Cancer, Crohn’s, And Ulcerative Colitis

This fall the IIF’s own Brian Greenberg will be taking on yet another challenge despite his Crohn’s disease and ostomy. He’ll be completing a 70.3 half Ironman on October 2nd and then the New York City marathon on November 6th. This adds up to almost 100 miles of races in just … Read More

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Winter 2015 IBD Scholarship Recipients, Jim Grenn & Taryn Laho!

  The IIF has placed me one step closer in pursuing my goals despite suffering from Crohn’s disease. Since I was 12, I have regularly been visiting a gastroenterologist and have had my fair share of hospital stays. Because of that, I have decided to pursue a career in medicine.  Now … Read More

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Winter 2015 IBDebt Program Recipients, Caryn Powers & Gina Absher

I learned about this amazing organization that helps the IBD community. When I followed the IIF on Facebook, it was there that I learned about the IBDebt Program. At the time I had $6,000 in medical bills. IBDebt is a way for the IIF to help people who are struggling to … Read More

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Crossing the Finish Line with IBD

We all have goals in mind that we’d like to accomplish during our lives – a Bucket List. A few years ago I started to meet people who were triathletes. Hearing them talk about what it was like to swim, bike, and run then cross the finish line was captivating and … Read More

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70.3 for IBD – Great May, Waiting for the Same from June

As with many things in life, I expected ebbs and flows with my 70.3 for IBD half Ironman training. It wasn’t likely that I’d have a smooth 8+ months without any health problems. It would have been nice, of course, but it didn’t happens, which is why I’m trying to navigate … Read More

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Finalists for the 2014 Fall Intense Intestines Scholarships

We are proud to announce the finalists for this year’s 2014 Fall Semester Intense Intestines Scholarship.  For the first time, we will be offering two scholarships. The first place recipient will receive a scholarship of $2,500 and the runner up will be receiving a scholarship of $1,000 to put towards their … Read More

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3rd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis at The Rock Club

The Intense Intestines Foundation is excited to invite you to our 3rd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis event. In honor of World IBD Day 2014, we will be hosting our 3rd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis on Saturday, May 17th at The Rock Club in New Rochelle, NY. Similar … Read More

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The IIF’s Second Intense Intestines Scholarship Winner: Sarah Brocker

The IIF is happy to announce Sarah Brocker as the winner of our second Intense Intestines Scholarship.  Sarah is an amazing twenty year old woman, who has done everything she can to not let her Crohn’s disease keep her from earning her degree. Sarah is currently on TPN therapy and bowel … Read More

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My First Complete Semester with Crohn’s Disease by Lauren Beach

I am proud and thankful to say that I have finally made it through an entire semester of college. No surgeries, no major flare-ups, no hospitalizations – just a normal old semester. Or at least as normal as a girl at college with Crohn’s and an ostomy can get. I got … Read More

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Will and His Mustache for the IIF

Hello Everyone, My name is William Drakos. I am 27 years old and work as a paramedic in Bridgeport, CT. Every year during the month of November, many of the men I know grow mustaches under the auspices of raising awareness for men’s health, with November being national prostate cancer awareness … Read More

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Opening Up About My Crohn’s Disease by Lauren Beach (IIF Scholarship Winner)

If I was asked to write a piece like this two years ago, I think my response to it would have been completely different, in fact, I am not sure I wouldhave even been able to answer the question at all. “How do I decide to tell people I have Crohn’s … Read More

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Intense Intestines Events: Magic and Mischief featuring Vinny DePonto

Join the Intestine Intestines Foundation for a night of magic, mischief and fundraising! Magician Vinny DePonto will wow you with his mind reading, tricks and illusions while you help raise critical funds for Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and ostomy awareness.  I promise you that you’ll leave saying “How did he do … Read More

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Our First Intense Intestines Scholarship Winner: Lauren Beach Shares Some Of Her IBD Story

​Hi everyone! My name is Lauren Beach and I am so thankful to announce that I am the winner of the first ever-Intense Intestines Foundation Scholarship. I am so blessed to have not only won, but to be the first winner of the scholarship. It is my hope that this scholarship … Read More

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Awarding the First Intense Intestines Scholarship

The Intense Intestines Foundation would like to thank all of the applicants who applied for the first IIF scholarship. Our mission is to help those young adults who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease reach their higher education goals and that wouldn’t have been possible without all of your continuous, and much … Read More

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