Advocacy Update – April 2015

Advocates, We didn’t let up all month. President Obama, the House and the Senate recognized March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Better yet, coast-to-coast advocates stood strong and showed their support. Don’t forget to join the Facebook group for advocates and sign up to be an advocate so we can let you know when it’s time…  Read More

Blue Star States 2015 Summary Report

In 2014, Fight Colorectal Cancer launched Blue Star States, a campaign with a mission for all 50 states to recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. We experienced huge success. Not only did advocates in all 50 states submit proclamation requests, President Obama issued the first national proclamation for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in over a decade, and…  Read More

RECAP: 9th Annual Call-on Congress

In the Smithsonian Museum of American History, a 30′ x 42′ flag sits under dim lights, its wool fibers showing the wear and tear common among artifacts from 1814. A large restoration project has been underway to preserve the flag that once brought Americans hope when all seemed bleak. During the war of 1812, citizens were unsure that the…  Read More

Record-Breaking 2015 Call-on Congress

Fight CRC Hosts Record-Breaking Call-on Congress for March 2015 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Fight Colorectal Cancer to host ninth annual Call-on Congress featuring experts, survivors and caregivers impacted by the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 16, 2015 — Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) will break its record as close to…  Read More

Home Sweet Home Advocacy – 5 Ways to Help Us on the Hill

Not going to make it to D.C. next week for Call-on Congress? No sweat. Lucky for you, Fight CRC still has several ways you can get involved from home sweet home. Even if you’re not storming the steps of the Capitol or walking the halls of Congress, we still need you! Help amplify our efforts! Here’s 5 Ways to Help Us Next…  Read More

Advocacy Update – March 2015

Advocates, We’ve planned. We’ve prepped. And we’re pumped. It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and March Madness is here! Read this advocacy update to find out what’s happening this month in the fight against colorectal cancer. Advocate Spotlight: Melissa Coetzee We shoot for the stars each March, and so do our advocates! Melissa Coetzee, an advocate from…  Read More