MetLife Stadium Hosts Charity Football Fight Bowel Diseases
EAST RUTHERFORD – There were amateur teams at the big stadium Saturday with names like the “Wreck’em Crew,” and “Michael’s Mission.” Then there were the “Super Bowels.”
They were among the hundreds of players who enjoyed the chance to play football on the field at MetLife Stadium on Saturday and, in some cases, have a little sophomoric fun while raising money for two serious bowel diseases, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
“The things that are associated with the disease are not easy to talk about,” said Nicole Fountain, who is both a member of the board of the New Jersey chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, and a media relations manager for Metlife Stadium. “It’s not a conversation you want to hear, but it’s one you have to talk about.”
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Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease of the large intestine in which the lining of the colon becomes inflamed, while Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract, according to the foundation …