Meet Molly McDonnell, Fight CRC’s Director of Advocacy

My Start on Capitol Hill My first real foray into advocacy was when I was working for a Member of Congress on Capitol Hill. My boss was the co-chair of the Rare Disease Caucus, a group of Members dedicated to raising awareness of, and advancing…

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Tom Lehman Visits the White House

If you know golf, you know Tom Lehman. He has been a professional golfer for over 30 years.  He has 36 career professional victories, including five PGA TOUR wins. But what many people didn’t know, up until last year, is that Tom is also a…

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The Medicare Loophole Bill: Victories & Next Steps

The Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act – also known as the “Medicare loophole” bill – is one of Fight CRC’s top legislative priorities. We’ve been working on it for a long time. We know many of you may be getting frustrated that we…

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Breaking Advocacy News

The Future of the ACA: Texas v. USA Update

As an advocacy community, we are alarmed and deeply concerned about the Administration’s most recent effort to undermine patient protections included in the Affordable Care Act. The law includes critical protections for patients with pre-existing conditions as well as much needed coverage for life-saving preventative…

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2019 Call-on Congress Day Two Recap

Photography: Brian Threlkeld Day 2 of Call-on Congress was just as busy as day 1, with advocates learning what it takes to have a successful congressional meeting during Hill Day. Aubree Thelen, Grassroots Advocacy Manager for Fight CRC, kicked things off by talking about the…

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Fight CRC Ambassadors

2019 Call-on Congress Day One Recap

Photography: Brian Threlkeld Washington, DC is a sea of blue for the thirteenth year in a row. Colorectal cancer advocates from all over the country are currently attending the 13th annual Call-On Congress, which is Fight Colorectal Cancer’s largest annual advocacy event. The event unites…

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New Congress, New Goal

New Congress, New Goal: The Medicare Loophole Bill in the 116th Congress In 2019, our goal is to get 80% of the new Members of Congress to sign on as cosponsors to the Medicare loophole bill while educating 100% of these new Members. For the…

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150 Advocates Head to The Hill

Over 150 Advocates to Arrive in Washington, D.C. During March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month to Break Down Barriers to Screening. Fight Colorectal Cancer will prepare advocates for a visit to Capitol Hill to meet with legislative staff to discuss removing barriers to preventative screening Fight…

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Ten Years of Advocacy

Marsha Baker is a Fight CRC advocate and member of the Grassroots Action Committee. She lost her father to colon cancer. This March will mark ten years since I attended my first Call-on Congress with my two sisters. It had been just nine months since…

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Join Call-on Congress from Home!

Whether you can’t make it to D.C. for personal or health reasons (or because we sold out fast!) there’s still hope: you can join Call-on Congress (ConC) from the comfort of your own home or visit congress members in your district! If you’re one of…

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