Attending One Million Strong – Nashville from my own home

by Evan Whittaker  When I began my internship with Fight CRC in January, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I had heard great things about the organization and its advocates, but I knew little about what Fight CRC actually did. After my initial meeting with the team, I began working with them on One Million…  Read More

One Million Strong Nashville A New Experience

by Shawna Snyder Last year I was involved in the 2014 One Million Strong (OMS) event in NYC at Grand Central Terminal, and it was awesome! The energy was high and we had advocates travel from near and far to join the fight and champion our cause. I was excited to be involved in this event;…  Read More

$120,000 Raised for the Fight Against Colorectal Cancer in Nashville

*For a great recap, read The Country Sip’s write-up! One Million Strong Lights up the City’s Night Sky After Star-Studded Events, a Concert in the Park and a Survivor’s March ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 10, 2015 – Marking the end of national Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, nonprofit Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) wrapped up its annual public awareness…  Read More

Carrying the Torch into April

I am not sure how we can top this March, but I know our advocates and supporters will find a way. The song “Stronger Than That” by Craig Campbell and stage IV survivor, Rose Hausmann, was serendipitous, giving us a much-needed anthem. As a community, we are touched by the stories of those newly diagnosed, those…  Read More

Fight Colorectal Cancer Marches into Nashville

One Million Strong Campaign Wraps up with Star-Studded Events in Music City ALEXANDRIA, Va., Mar. 24, 2015 — As national Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, the nonprofit Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) is wrapping up its month-long national campaign One Million Strong (OMS) in Nashville, Tenn., on March 29. One Million Strong -Nashville…  Read More

RECAP: NYC Kickoff for 2015 One Million Strong

Summary: NYC has been covered in white for months, but with the kickoff of One Million Strong, the city and nation turned blue, in person and online on March 2, 2015. 3rd time’s a charm! The kickoff of our third annual One Million Strong event was outstanding! Without the support of the amazing survivors, advocates and caregivers,…  Read More