We believe great awareness leads to meaningful action. Let’s join forces and raise awareness of colorectal cancer together to prevent future cases and save lives! There are so many options for you to get involved. Host an event, share your story through One Million Strong, apply to be an ambassador or become a social media champion!
Pick the avenue that fits you. We are thrilled to have your support!
An easy first step in showing you support the fight against colorectal cancer and the One Million Strong is posting a “#StrongArmSelfie.” Simply post a “selfie” of yourself on social media with the hashtag in the caption!
For each post or retweet, Fight CRC will get $1! Learn more.
Your story is powerful! One way to raise awareness and join One Million Strong is by sharing your story. Whether you post on social media or submit your story for our blog, we’d love to help you tell it!Get started.
Host an Awareness Event
Want to host an awareness event? We can help!
Awareness events can be big or small. Some of the most common events take place at workplaces, schools, sports arenas, doctor’s offices and churches. The event can be all about colorectal cancer, or it can be part of a larger event, like a wellness fair for example. Your event can be anywhere you go that you want to make people aware of colorectal cancer!
Need some ideas? Check out photos from other local events.
Fight CRC has brochures, magazines, bracelets, posters, pins, temporary tattoos and more for you to give away at your event! Our literature covers the symptoms of colorectal cancer, risk factors and screening options. We have colorectal cancer clothing and other fun gear, too!
Many events also make great fundraisers! It can be super simple – place one of our donation boxes at your workplace, another local business or on a welcome table at your event.
For other fundraising ideas, read our blog!
Sparks of Strength Luminary Event
If you need an event idea, plan a Sparks of Strength event! These events can be big or small. They’re a perfect way to raise awareness, support survivors and remember those we’ve lost to the disease. Fight CRC can help you plan the event and get the supplies you need. Fundraising is optional, but not required. Learn more about Sparks of Strength.
Kids Awareness Activities
It’s never too early to raise awareness about colon health! We offer clothing for both infant and children, as well as coloring pages to distribute throughout your classroom or home.Download Coloring Sheets
One Million Strong
One Million Strong is Fight Colorectal Cancer’s movement uniting the over one million survivors of colorectal cancer to get behind a cure and prevent future cases. As an advocate community, we set out to change the impact of colorectal cancer for millions of others. One Million Strong provides education, resources and tools to explain the disease is preventable with screening, and highly beatable and treatable if caught at an early stage. One Million Strong empowers survivors, caregivers and loved ones to share their stories, raise awareness, advocate for policy change and support research. We’re determined to stop the second-leading cause of cancer deaths from taking more lives.
Learn more and join One Million Strong.
Our Ambassador program is designed as a “step one” into Fight CRC. It’s for those who are raising so much awareness online, they’re ready to take the next step and get live, in-person training. Ambassadors are individuals impacted by colorectal cancer who become a “face” to the disease. They champion awareness by telling their stories and getting involved in advocacy. During training, they get information about how to represent Fight CRC, be an advocate, fundraise and support research. Ambassador applications open each June; Ambassador Training is held each August in Springfield, Mo.Learn more about becoming an Ambassador
Be a Social Media Champion
Social media is an incredible way to raise awareness. We’re always looking for champions to share content and spread the word. During our events, we look for active online users to help us. Make sure you follow us @FightCRC.
Social media champions share our content, tag us in content we should see and share information to raise awareness. We have several prevention resources that can help you share the knowledge and encourage others to get screened!
Occasionally we need volunteers to help with social media during our events. Check out our current volunteer opportunities.