Until there is a cure, we need IDEAS

Until there is a cure, we need IDEAS

Until there is a cure, we need IDEAS

We are a non-profit organization working to make Canadians and Americans aware of the issues people living with intestinal disease face. We’re committed to education and awareness programs that help to remove the stigma surrounding living with an intestinal disease or an ostomy. We’re committed to making access to information about intestinal diseases easy, via this website.Until there is a cure, we need IDEAS

Join our IDEAS Facebook page to connect with members, spread the word about intestinal disease with your social networks and learn more about what IDEAS is all about. We’re always open to new IDEAS that help spread the word and educate people about intestinal disease.

Robert Hill

Robert Hill is a triathlete, adventure racer, climber, mountaineer, ostomate and Crohn’s sufferer. He is also the Executive Director of IDEAS.

Diagnosed in 1994 with Crohn’s disease, Rob Hill colon was removed a year and a half later. Rob Hill combined his love for life, sense of adventure, with a love of the outdoors, to start the IDEAS No Guts Know Glory campaign to climb the tallest mountain on each continent. “By my taking it to the extreme, I hope to show other people living with a chronic intestinal problem that it shouldn’t stop you from living life.” Rob will be the first Crohn’s sufferer and Ostomate to achieve this feat. Rob is a Global Ambassador and honourary recipient of the Great Comebacks award.

Rob is available in the Lower Mainland. You can read more about Rob Hill campaign at