Chad’s Story

Patient Story
When he was nine years old, Chad experienced horrible symptoms that led to his hospitalization and a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. The experience was traumatic, isolating, and made Chad feel lonely. But through Camp Oasis, our co-ed residential camp exclusively for kids with IBD, he found himself in the one place where other kids understood his struggle. When his mom picked him up, she found Chad in tears, because he was so sad to leave. Your ongoing support will help other kids like Chad have great experiences at Camp Oasis.