StrongArmSelfie A Huge Success

Before March, we knew you guys were cool. But after last month, it’s clear you guys are off the charts amazing! Thanks to you, our #StrongArmSelfie campaign was a success. We’re happy to report these findings to you! 1. We Hit Our Fundraising Goal! First off — WE DID IT! When we tallied up the total number of posts,…  Read More

Strong Survivor Stories from Mayo Clinic

We’ve partnered with Mayo Clinic on our #StrongArmSelfie campaign this month and literally reached millions with the message of prevention and strength! Together, we are united behind a cure. Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen thousands of photos pour in of those “flexing” for the cause, sharing why they are strong. Some are survivors, others caregivers, loved…  Read More

Partnering with Mayo for #StrongArmSelfie Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fight Colorectal Cancer and Mayo Clinic Kick Off #StrongArmSelfie Campaign for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Strike a “strong arm” and post to raise awareness about the second-leading cancer killer ALEXANDRIA, VA — February 23, 2015 — Colorectal cancer impacts 1 in 20 individuals and is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women…  Read More

Getting Social about Survivorship at Mayo

Last week I had the extreme privilege of walking around Mayo Clinic without my rear hanging out of one of those horrible hospital gowns. I received a scholarship to attend the Health Care Social Media Summit as a patient. The fact I work at Fight CRC and manage our social media was a bonus. The scholarship covered…  Read More

On Target for Hope – Recap from One Million Strong in Minnesota

by Danielle Burgess, Dir. of Communications Even a week after the One Million Strong event in Minnesota, I find myself getting goosebumps as the photos from my phone slowly upload to the Flickr account. Memories of children and their parents lighting up when country star and Fight CRC National Spokesman Craig Campbell walks into their hotel…  Read More

CREATING A VISION – A CURRENT OF HOPE

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice,…  Read More