2023: Our most impactful year yet

29th January 2024

In 2023, with you by our side, we felt like we took the greatest stride towards getting to grips with guts than ever before.

We answered more phone calls and emails than ever before, helping people during their greatest time of need. Digestive symptoms and conditions can feel really isolating, and you can feel like the only person in the world struggling. That is, until you find Guts UK.

1. We helped 2,446 people via phone, email or post with their digestive symptoms or condition in 2023.

In 2023, we continued to fund research that we feel will have the greatest impact for those with digestive conditions now and in the future. Leading to earlier diagnoses, kinder treatments and ultimately, a cure.

2. At the end of 2023, Guts UK Charity’s investment into research totalled £16,500,000.

3. Our partnership with Imodium® raised over £30,000. We were seen in service stations, shops such as Boots, and magazines nation-wide.

4. Colin our Inflatable Colon got a refresh, and now has even more bowel conditions (poor fella!) He was delighted to meet over 10,000 people in 2023.

5. We helped over 50 people and their families tell their experiences of digestive conditions. Together, we helped people feel less alone.

6. We sent over 150,000 patient information leaflets to hospitals in 2023.

7. Around 2,000,000 people visited our website, and we were seen 4,000,000 times on social media. It feels good to reach those who need us most.

8. We appeared in over 60 news pieces. We were seen over an almighty 100,000,000 times in the press in 2023!

Thank you:

Guts UK Charity wants us all to live in a world where digestive conditions are better understood, better treated, and everyone who lives with one gets the support they need. Getting to grips with guts is no easy challenge, but with your kindness, we believe we will get there.

By donating £3 per month to Guts UK, for the price of a cuppa, you can change and save lives. You make it possible.

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