Arts Park to Raise Awareness for Digestive Diseases

Hundreds of walkers are preparing to lace up their sneakers and raise funds to fight in the Crohn’s & of America’s (CCFA) annual “Take Steps Walk.”

The walk takes place May 4 at 6 p.m. at Hollywood Young Circle’s Arts Park. It is an important part of the efforts the CCFA makes to create awareness and raise funds to support the thousands of people suffering from digestive diseases.

“Crohn’s disease, colitis, and other digestive diseases are on the rise in individuals across the Country,” said Craig Konhauzer, president of CCFA’s Board of Directors. “The disease has affected my family. And, with one in every 200 individuals being diagnosed with a , I am sure it has also impacted many others here in our community. I encourage the community to support CCFA by participating in this event. Funds raised at this walk play an integral part in efforts to fund research, educational programs, even treatment for some.”

Walkers take over arts park to raise awareness for digestive diseases
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The CCFA’s mission is to cure Crohn’s disease and , and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. For more information, visit http://www.ccfa.org/chapters/florida or call 561-218-2929. Copyright

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