Junior advocates find their voice

by Maria Williams, co-chair of the Grassroots Action Committee and visionary behind the junior advocates program at Call-on Congress. Who would have thought kids ages 6 – 16 would want to take on Capitol Hill? Well, this is exactly what a dozen young junior advocates,…

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Chris Ganser

An Unforeseen Passion

  Chris Ganser is a stage IV colon cancer survivor diagnosed at age 34. He is featured in Colondar 2.0 by The Colon Club and is a Fight CRC advocate. He’s been involved in advocacy on the Hill, research advocacy and most recently, he joined…

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iRacing for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Ben Cox joined us on the Hill for his first time three years ago as an advocate. He advocates alongside his mother Susan and brother Andrew on behalf of his late father, Randy Cox. Ben’s advocacy is seen both on and off the Hill. Check…

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Advocate Spotlight: Suzanne Lindley

Suzanne Lindley has lived with metastatic colorectal cancer since 1998. She founded YES! Beat Liver Tumors (an organization for individuals living with metastatic liver tumors) and advocates for Fight Colorectal Cancer. From Humble Beginnings I knew nothing about advocacy before meeting Dusty Weaver and Jim Wetekam just over…

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800 Messages to Congress!

The August Recess Challenge is part of our “boots on the ground” strategy at Fight CRC. Advocates take action year-round from home using our advocacy portal, but the August Recess in Congress presents a unique opportunity to engage with them. We capitalize on when members work “in district”…

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IT'S NOT JUST HYPE: YOUR VOICE MATTERS

“Your voice matters!” I say it at least a few times a day to our advocates. Because it does. YOUR VOICE matters. Every survivor, caregiver and loved one’s voice matters. No matter how big or small. On August 1, two reality TV stars used their…

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Anjee Davis: Meghan and Heather Were the Real Deal

Fight Colorectal Cancer President Anjee Davis dishes on what it was like to be on reality TV and have Bravo attend our 10th annual Call-on Congress. We’ve tried to keep it a surprise and been SO EXCITED FOR TONIGHT!! Last March when the Washington Post…

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The Collective Voice: 10th Annual Call-on Congress Recap

If you’ve ever tried to tell someone about D.C., it would be an injustice to show a single picture of the reflecting pool or a selfie from the White House. They all honor and remember those who’ve sacrificed and served with strength to better our…

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Remembering Patsy – Make Her Story Heard

In Patsy’s words, “With faith, joy, laughter, dancing, grace, trust and hope, I have pummeled through the tough times, and kicked some serious cancer booty.” Patsy was ready to walk the halls of Congress alongside her mother Sandy on March 16, 2016 at Call-on Congress….

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