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Gutsy Walk participants and teams fundraise to ensure that the 250,000 Canadians living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can live life to the fullest and ultimately be cured. Every dollar you raise and/or donate for Gutsy Walk counts towards Crohn’s & Colitis - Make it stop. For life. campaign. This ambitious campaign will help raise $100 million to invest in transformational research, education and advocacy so that every child and adult can live with less pain, less shame and fewer hospital visits. By fundraising, not only can you feel good as an added bonus you can win contests and select to receive prizes for your fundraising efforts!

It takes guts to make it stop.

National Team Contests
I'm Gutsy Because
March Madness

National Team Contests

  • Prize 1: $500 in gift cards*: goes to the team that raises the highest amount.
  • Prize 2: Be in the Top 10 teams with 2 or more pledged participants and automatically be entered into a draw to win $400 in gift cards*.
  • Prize 3: All teams that raise $2,500+, and have 5 pledged team members or more, will be entered into a draw to win $300 in gift cards*.
  • Prize 4: The team with the largest number of pledged participants receives $500 in gift cards*.

***IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PRIZING***:

  • Participants who wish to receive their prize must indicate that they do so when they register online or select the receive prize option located on the front of the pledge form. Gift cards are redeemable online.
  • Reminder, only ONE prize per registered participant. TEAM donations will not count towards individual prizing.
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Canada reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.
  • To qualify for prizing, all funds raised must be received by the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada no later than July 4, 2017.
  • Please allow 8 - 10 weeks for receipt of prize.

I'm Gutsy Because...

There are lots of reasons why people take part in the Gutsy Walk: to make the future brighter for kids with Crohn's or colitis, to raise money for research, to support a friend or family member, to show that we can be stronger than inflammatory bowel disease.
 
What drove you to join the Gutsy Walk? Show us with a video that starts off with "I'm gutsy because..."
 
Tell us why you walk, who you walk for, or what you want people to know about Crohn's or colitis. Be as straightforward or as outlandish as you like. Just keep it under one minute, put it up on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #GutsyWalk, and tag @getgutsycanada in the post.
 
Post your video between Monday, May 8 and Friday, May 12 and it could be featured on our national social media accounts.
 
May 8-12 is also a great week to kick up your fundraising. For every $100 you raise during the week, you'll be entered into a draw for the Grand Prize of a $250 gift card and a Gutsy Walk prize pack. We'll be drawing additional winners to receive some Gutsy Walk swag too. The more you raise, the more chances you'll have to win.
 
Crazy idea - use your "I'm gutsy because..." video to direct people to your Gutsy Walk fundraising page. Your video and your fundraising page can work wonders together.
 
Thank you for showing us your guts.
 
You know what we mean.
 

Online FUNdraising March Madness Contest!!!

Participants who register online and raise a minimum of $50 by March 31st, 2017 will be entered into a draw for a chance to win one of the following:

  • 1 Year Supply Of Either Cashmere® or Purex® Bathroom Tissue* (10 Winners)
  • Raise $50-$149.99, and automatically be entered into a draw to win $50 in gift card
  • Raise $150- $499.99, and automatically be entered into a draw to win $100 in gift cards
  • Raise $500 - $999.99, and automatically be entered into a draw to win $150 in gift cards
*1 year supply of bathroom tissue = approximate retail value of $400CAD OR 360 rolls of 253 sheet count product


Congratulations and thank you to our March Madness Winners for 2017!

1 Year Supply of Toilet Paper Winners:


Cassandra - Sudbury

Logan - Montérégie

Leah - Ottawa-Gatineau

Roxane - Quebec City

Alessia - Montreal

Tracey - Saint John

Shelley - Peel

John - Grey Bruce

Lisa - Montreal

Aaron - Winnipeg
Great-West Life 
Strollin’ for the Colon

 
 


Congrats to our gift card winners!


Lois - Calgary

Ajel - Vancouver


Jordie - Saskatoon


GET GUTSY KIDS CLUB
 
Since 1995 the number of new cases of Crohn’s disease in Canadian children has almost doubled. This is why we have a club just for kids under the age of 13.
 
It’s easy to become a member! Register online or by pledge form.
 
Share your GUTSY stories and pictures with us!
 

Tell us what makes you a GUTSY kid and what Gutsy Walk means to you for a chance to be featured on our website. Send your stories to gutsywalk@crohnsandcolitis.ca

Get Gutsy Kids Club Contest (13 years and under)

All Get GUTSY Kids Club members raising $500 or more are automatically entered into a draw to win $300 Gift Cards. Raise $1000 or more and receive two additional entries.


Gutsy Walk Contests in your Community
Don’t forget to view your local walk event page as many communities offer local contests, CLICK HERE for your local walk site.