(WJBK) - Max Charlip was 11 years old and in fifth grade and was diagnosed with Crohn's within the last year. This year, he's taking steps for Crohn's and Colitis at the CCFA Walk on Saturday, June 18.
This is his first walk and he has his own team, Team MAX. They're hoping to raise $1,000 for the cause.
The walk starts at 9 a.m. at Meininger Park in Royal Oak. You can find more information on the walk here.