Girls With Guts

Patient Leader

The mission of Girls With Guts is to support and empower women with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease & ulcerative colitis) and/or ostomies through the building of sisterhood and self-esteem.


Philadelphia, PA


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Girls With Guts empowers and connects women with IBD and ostomies. This past year, GWG has hosted Twitter chats, supported followers, and run campaigns to educate followers on issues relevant to women battling inflammatory bowel diseases and/or living with an ostomy.  — Girls

Through sharing stories and experiences, Girls With Guts hopes to empower all women and girls to become confident despite having IBD or an ostomy. Together we can create a community full of empowered women and a network of support so that no one will ever have to feel isolated by their disease.  — Alicia

Girls with Guts have given me a safe place to find support while struggling with my Crohn’s Disease. It gives me access to other girls dealing with the same issues I would have never meet otherwise. It has improved both my mental and physical health since I found them!  — Megan

They provide a safe and welcoming community for ladies batting Inflammatory bowel disease, and for ladies with an ostomy. They provide retreats, and meetings with other ladies along with bbq & special activities. It inspires women with IBD or an ostomy to feel welcome!  — Anastasia

Girls With Guts

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