Extra Special Programs

AWESOME OSTOMY

Awesome Ostomy

This organization provides free "Awesome Ollie" ostomy bears and books for children! ​​​​​​​

UNITED OSTOMY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

UOAA

The United Ostomy Association of America is an outstanding organization that advocates, educates, and represents ostomates in every possible way. 
Please visit their website for a plethora of information. UOAA holds a national conference every two years.  The conferences can be life changing!  Check this page next year for updates.

OSTOMY  AWARENESS DAY

Each year, ostomates around the world celebrate "Ostomy Awareness Day" with rallies, T-shirts, walk-a-thons, and fundraisers.  We'll post all the latest information as the date approaches!

YOUTH RALLY

Each year, the Youth Rally hosts kids and teens living with conditions of the bowel and bladder at a college campus for a 5-night one-of-a-kind camp experience that promotes independence, self-esteem, learning, friendship and FUN!

Ostomy 101

Now Available as an APP!

In-person, Non-medical lifestyle classes facilitated at no cost by Ostomate volunteers & collaborated by a WOC Nurse. These classes will equip you with the information and resources you need to live a vibrant, confident life after ostomy surgery.