What better way to turn on March’s spotlight to colon cancer than an event in NYC’s Times Square!
If you own a smart phone, tweet or use Facebook please join Fight Colorectal Cancer for our One Million Strong kickoff on March 1.
Read on to learn how YOU can show the world why YOU are part of One Million Strong.
Times Square. March 1. Be There.
Live or work in NYC? Our team at Fight Colorectal Cancer needs YOU!
Here is the roundup of activities planned for the One Million Strong kickoff on March 1 in Times Square. Come before work, during your lunch break, after work or anytime in between!
Come share your story. Bring a friend, too!
Please register for the Times Square events if you can volunteer or participate. (No costs involved… we need to know how many to expect.)
A special THANK YOU to our event sponsor, Bayer, and board member David Wicks, Vice President of the NASDAQ MarketSite, for making our One Million Strong kickoff in Times Square a reality!
|Times Square Event
|Today Show &
Good Morning America
Help us tell the early birds sipping coffee and watching morning shows that March
We will have the signs. You bring the blue.
|Free Yoga Class by Lululemon||
Show NYC that the colorectal cancer community is STRONG! Come to Times Square for a FREE yoga class!
Lululemon will provide yoga mats for use during the class. Simply show up and be ready to have fun! Blue Hair is optional.
Sign up for a FREE spot at the class.
|9am & 3pm|
Celebrate the launch of Fight Colorectal Cancer’s One Million Strong Campaign.Walk through the 20 ft. Prevent Cancer Super Colon. Dance. Take pictures in our photo booth. Show the world you are STRONG.
|Lunch Dance Party||Come out for a high-energy fitness class/dance party! Make a statement to the world that colon cancer is preventable, treatable and beatable! Bring your friends and family!||12pm|
|Survivor Photo||Are you a colorectal cancer survivor near NYC? Come be a part of our survivor photo in Times Square!||2pm|
|Strong-Arm Contest||Impress our partners at Global Strong Man Gym!||2:30pm|
|Closing Ceremony in Times Square||Celebrate the closing of our Times Square kickoff. Winners of photo contest announced! Hear the President of Fight Colorectal Cancer and take the One Million Strong pledge.Our 5-minute PSA will play on the NASDAQ boards in Times Square during the closing ceremony.||4:15pm|
Not in NYC? Not a problem.
Even if you will not be in NYC on March 1, help us kick off colon cancer awareness month on March 1. Share your story. Speak up. Take action.
- Take the One Million Strong pledge.
- Use our One Million Strong Facebook cover photo.
- “Share” our flyer and encourage your friends and family in NYC to come out to the event!
- Download a Twibbon for your Facebook profile.
- Submit a photo for the One Million Strong Facebook Photo competition.
- Tweet at @fightcrc and use hashtags #1milstrong, #Coloncancer, #Colorectalcancer to get colorectal cancer awareness TRENDING!
About One Million Strong Campaign
Did you know over one million colorectal cancer survivors live in the United States? Our One Million Strong campaign raises awareness of colorectal cancer and encourages action.
We demand a cure!
Take a commitment to courageously raise awareness, be an advocate and encourage others to join the fight against colorectal cancer.