Jennifer Jaff, Esq., Founder and Executive Director of Advocacy for Patients with Chronic Illness Inc. Passes Away

September 19, 2012

In Memory of Jennifer Jaff

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America and the entire IBD community is deeply saddened by the news of Jennifer’s passing. Our friend and champion, Jennifer was the founder and executive director of Advocacy for Patients with Chronic Illness, Inc. Through her advocacy and legal efforts, she helped many Crohn’s, colitis and other chronically ill patients. She was a trusted advisor and friend and will be greatly missed. We truly appreciate all that she did for us and patients everywhere. You can read more about Jennifer and her work on


Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's mission is to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. The Foundation ranks third among leading health non-profits in the percentage of expense devoted to research toward a cure, with more than 80 cents of every dollar the Foundation spends going to mission-critical programs. The Foundation consistently meets the standards of organizations that monitor charities, including the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance ( and the American Institute of Philanthropy (

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