Who: CCFA supporters, major sponsors, and the tum troubled
What: The No. 2 Benefit Raising Awareness for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
When: Saturday, August 28
Where: Grain Belt Studios
Why: We love to support all causes, but this one hits especially close to home.
Not all causes are created equal. Sure, we love supporting each and every benefit that piques our party palate, but inevitably some events are going to be closer to our hearts than others. The first annual No. 2 Benefit at Grain Belt Studios this past Saturday was as close as it gets for me. The benefit aimed to raise awareness for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, and, you guessed it, I have Crohn’s Disease.
This seldom-discussed chronic gastrointestinal disease (in layman’s terms: a never-ending stomachache) is one that I’ve battled for more than five years. After accepting the lifelong m