Celebrities of One Million Strong

Colorectal cancer doesn’t discriminate – even if you’re famous. The following celebrities have shared their spotlights and become part of One Million Strong to honor those in their lives touched by the fight against colorectal cancer.

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Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum

The personal connection of Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum to colorectal cancer connected him with Fight CRC during the launch of our One Million Strong campaign in 2013. Cassie Kelley’s father (Charles’ father-in-law), Mike McConnell, bravely battled stage IV colorectal cancer. Mike passed away in Dec. 2013. The Kelley and McConnell family appeared in our 2013…  Read More

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Frank White

Frank White, former World Series baseball player for the Kansas City Royals, lost both of his parents to colorectal cancer. Thanks to advocate Devin James, we met Frank and his family during our Kansas City photoshoot in fall 2012. Frank was the first celebrity to sign on to become part of One Million Strong. Frank and his…  Read More

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Tim Shaw and Will Witherspoon

During our PSA shoot in Nashville in 2013, Tennessee Titans football players stopped by to show their strength and produce our awareness and donation PSAs. They also made special appearances in our “GI Gangster” rap video. NFL players Tim Shaw and Will Witherspoon are both featured in several PSAs that ran throughout 2013 to launch the…  Read More

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Kevin Klein

During our 2013 PSA shoot in Nashville, TN, hockey player Kevin Klein stopped by with friends from the NFL to appear in our PSAs. He is one of the several athletes featured in this PSA “GI Gangers” that highlights the importance of screening for a preventable disease. Kevin appeared in several videos during the launch of our OMS campaign…  Read More

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Sheryl Crow

Fight Colorectal Cancer met singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow at a benefit concert she played in support of her childhood friend Drew Lewis. Originally from Missouri, she grew up with Drew – who was fighting stage IV colon cancer. Sheryl, a cancer survivor herself, offered Drew and Amy advice and support. She traveled to Springfield, MO in April 2013…  Read More

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Craig Campbell, Country music singer/songwriter

After moving from his hometown of Lyons, Georgia to Nashville in 2002 to pursue his country music dreams, American Country Awards nominee Craig Campbell quickly picked up work as a keyboardist in Luke Bryan and Tracy Byrd’s bands and later landed a gig at The Stage, a legendary Nashville honky-tonk. Since signing with Bigger Picture, he…  Read More

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Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin

Kid Chocolate joined us at our 2013 One Million Kickoff event in Times Square and showed off his strength! This Former WBO Middleweight Champion embodies the definition of strong! Thanks to advocate Devin James for reaching out to him!

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Andre Miller, NBA Player

Andre Miller became a celebrity spokesman for Fight Colorectal Cancer in December 2014. He’s a family friend of the Baker sisters, long-time advocates of Fight Colorectal Cancer, who lost their father Steve Baker to the disease in 2008. Andre attended the University of Utah and finished his career as Utah’s all-time leader in steals and second in…  Read More

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Carmen Marc Valvo

Fashion designer and colorectal cancer survivor Carmen Marc Valvo is One Million Strong! Not only has Carmen joined us at our NYC One Million Strong kickoff events in 2013 & 2014, but in 2014 his gowns were featured at our evening fundraiser, Blue is the New Black. Fight CRC is appreciative of the friendship we have…  Read More