2019 Ambassadors

Clarice
Clarice

Clarice, 17, shares her story with others to remove the stigma surrounding inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Fiona
Fiona

Fiona keeps her IBD symptoms under control through nutritional therapy. She’s now enjoying her favorite hobbies and thinking of turning her love of animals into a career.

Katie
Katie

IBD used to keep Katie sidelined from her beloved dance lessons. After treatment at CHOP, Katie is energetically dancing again.

Kaylen
Kaylen

Kaylen went through episodes when she would double over from stomachs pains. Now she’s back to her favorite activities, including soccer and baking.

Max
Max

As a very independent kid and “a big ham,” 12-year-old Max isn’t letting his Crohn’s disease dampen his big personality.

 

2018 Ambassadors

Jillian
Jillian

After treatment for Crohn’s disease, Jillian has resumed competitive dancing and hopes to pursue a career in nursing.

Landen
Landen

Diagnosed with very early onset inflammatory bowel disease (VEO-IBD) when he was only 18 months old, Landen is now responding well to treatment and is thriving.

Paige
Paige

After being diagnosed and treated for IBD, Paige is now growing, thriving and dancing competitively.

Sydney
Sydney

With medication and nutritional therapy at CHOP, Sydney has transformed from a very sick toddler to a thriving pre-teen.

Ty
Ty

Surgery at CHOP gave Ty his first real relief from stomach pain since his Crohn’s disease started.

William
William

Finding the right combination treatment was key to helping William bounce back from his ulcerative colitis.

Zachary
Zachary

Nutritional therapy proved to be the key to treating Zachary’s Crohn’s disease and eventual remission.