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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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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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Cycling the Big Apple for IBD and Ostomy Awareness

The IIF will be riding in the Five Boro Bike Tour for the second time in 2014.  This ride is for all ability levels and doesn’t require a large amount of training.  The 40+ mile ride goes through all five boroughs of New York City, by many landmarks, through Central Park … 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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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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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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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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Cycling the Big Apple for IBD and Ostomy Awareness

On May 5th a team of 4 riders and President of the IIF Brian Greenberg, rode 40 miles in the NYC Five Boro Bike Tour to raise awareness for Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and ostomies. The ride totaled 40 miles and went through the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Manhattan. … Read More

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2nd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis Recap

May 18th was another great day for the IIF.  We held our 2nd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis event at The Rock Club.  This year was exciting for us as Sara Ringer of Infamed and Untamed flew to the New York City area to help the IIF raise IBD awareness … Read More

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Brian Hikes and Climbs the 46 High Peaks for IBD and Ostomy Awareness

  Hello I.I.F. Supporters, As many of you know, I suffer from severe Crohn’s disease and have an ileostomy. The journey of my life so far has not been the easiest, but I believe in living life to the fullest and not letting my disease get in the way of that … Read More

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2nd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis (Saturday, May 18th)

It’s that time for the climb again! The Intense Intestines Foundation is excited to invite you to our 2nd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis event. (You don’t have to climb to come down and have a good time) In honor of World IBD Day 2013, we will be hosting our … Read More

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IIF Press Release: Intense Intestines Scholarship

April 8, 2013 Dear IIF Follower: I am proudly writing to inform you of our latest project.  The IIF team has been working hard to establish a scholarship fund dedicated to easing the financial burdens that students and their families face as a result of their IBD. We know that life … Read More

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Riding the Five Boro Bike Tour for Crohn’s, Colitis & Ostomy Awareness

This May 5th  the Intense Intestines Foundation has a team of riders which will be riding through all five boroughs of New York City for Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and ostomy awareness. The 44 mile ride goes through the Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, and of course Manhattan.  Covering many well … Read More

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The IIF Is Now 501(c)(3) Certified

Since we started our mission at the Intense Intestines Foundation we applied for 501(c)(3) status with the IRS for full tax exempt status as a nonprofit.  Today we’re happy to announce that the IRS has granted us that 501(c)(3) status. This certification opens up many doors for the IIF, which we’re … Read More

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The Escape the Stall Campaign by the CCFA

CCFA Escape the Stall Campaign In recent days we’ve seen many posts about the new Escape the Stall campaign by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.  Social media sites have been buzzing about the campaign and many people have been sharing their feelings about the pictures the CCFA has released … Read More

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