World IBD Day: It Takes Guts

World IBD Day is a beacon of solidarity and hope for the millions of individuals worldwide grappling with the daily realities of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It's a day where our collective voices resonate, raising awareness about these often invisible but profoundly impactful conditions. Celebrating World IBD Day is about more than just acknowledging the struggles; it's about shining a light on the resilience, strength, and courage of those living with IBD. It's a testament to the unwavering spirit of our community and a reminder that together, we can overcome obstacles, challenge misconceptions, and foster a future where individuals with IBD are fully understood, supported, and empowered to lead fulfilling lives.

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved in World IBD Day:

Share your story: If you're living with IBD or have been impacted by it, share your story on social media using the hashtag #WorldIBDDay. Your experiences can help others feel less alone and raise awareness about the realities of living with IBD.

Email your story along with a photo to: 

Attend an event: Look for World IBD Day events in your community or join us for our own events and activities. These gatherings provide opportunities to connect with others, learn from experts, and show your support for the IBD community.

Register for our World IBD Day Conference 

Donate: Consider making a donation to Crohn's and Colitis Ireland to support our ongoing efforts to provide resources, support, and advocacy for individuals with IBD. Your generosity can make a real difference in the lives of those affected by these conditions.

Making a donation is simple and can make a significant impact:



Text "GUTS" to 50300 to make a donation of €4 via SMS.

Text costs €4. Crohn's & Colitis Ireland will receive a minimum of €3.60. Service Provider: LIKECHARITY.Helpline: 076 6805278.


Get involved in our May walking Challenge! 

10k steps a day challenge, we will send you a t-shirt and a pack. For every one that reaches their target, we will send you a special thank-you gift!


Together, We Can Make a Difference