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.


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…  Read More


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…  Read More


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…  Read More


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…  Read More


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…  Read More


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…  Read More


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!


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…  Read More


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…  Read More

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Luke Perry

Luke Perry isn’t only a 90’s heartthrob, he’s also an advocate for colorectal cancer! During the 2015 One Million Strong campaign, Luke got involved due to his personal connection to the disease – his childhood best friend Chad Schrack and…  Read More


Bear Grylls

Survivalist expert Bear Grylls knows a thing or two about survival! That’s why we were so pumped to have him give encouragement to our survivors – the One Million Strong! Thanks to Bear and Aquacai, one of our sponsors, Bear…  Read More