The National Ulcerative Colitis Alliance (NUCA) is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

What Is the National Ulcerative Colitis Alliance (NUCA)?

About NUCA

The National Ulcerative Colitis Alliance, or NUCA, is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 2017.  

  • Dedicated to serving the ulcerative colitis (UC) community
  • Headquartered in Shrewsbury, NJ
  • Board of Directors composed of advocates across the United States
  • Your right-now support group, meeting you where you are in your disease

ReMission Statement

To humanize the diagnosis and discussion of ulcerative colitis and to support and empower those living with the disease to live up to their fullest potential.


A world where the details of everyday life with ulcerative colitis is never “too much information.”

Key Objectives

  • Remove stigmas about UC
  • Promote understanding of UC
  • Create connections in the UC community

Board of Directors

Learn more about the NUCA volunteer Board of Directors composed of a broad range of UC advocates, patients, and experts, who also serve as chairpersons and members of NUCA program committees.

NUCA Goals

  • Grow NUCA membership within the UC community
  • Develop meaningful partnerships with organizations to improve the lives of people with UC
  • Create nationwide awareness of NUCA and its benefits to people with UC
  • Host educational events for people with UC and their caregivers
  • Inform people with UC of the latest news through the launch of the “Did UC?” newsletter