Relay For Life of CMU

Together, we stand strong to make cancer issues a national priority.

Together, we stand strong to make cancer issues a national priority.

Team Fundraising Goal: $300.00

Total Number of Gifts: 1
Total Value of Gifts: $10.00

Recent Donors

Ms. Erica Lemm

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FEDERAL ACTION CENTER

Ask Congress to Support Funding for Cancer Research
If Congress doesn't act on the sequester, the cuts to cancer research funding could be devastating. Ask your Members of Congress to protect funding for cancer research.
Let's end surprise colonoscopy bills for Medicare patients
Under Medicare, there should be no co-pay for a colonoscopy. But, if the doctor removes a polyp which is the point of the colonoscopy you can wake up to a $300 bill. Tell Congress to end the loophole that allows this surprise charge.
President Obama: It's time to regulate cigars and e-cigarettes
Five years ago- FIVE! Congress passed a law giving the Administration permission to regulate cigars and e-cigarettes. And what have they done about those products? Nothing!
Senators: Please cosponsor the bill to increase the federal tax on cigarettes
Ask you U.S. Senators to cosponsor a new bill to increase the federal tax on cigarettes and tobacco products - a proven way to prevent kids from starting to smoke and help adults quit.
US: Senate - Ensure all women have access to a mammogram
As part of the budget process, US Senators can submit requests to their leaders for how they want your taxpayer money to be spent. This is their best chance to request an increase in funding for the federal breast cancer screening program.
We Need to Fund Breast Cancer Research
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, accounting for one of every four cancers diagnosed in U.S. women. Ask Congress to continue funding the fight against breast cancer.

 

 

 

 

My Story

Welcome to the I CAN Fight Back through Advocacy page for the Relay For Life of CMU. By participating in Relay For Life, you are taking an important step to Fight Back against a disease that has touched us all one way or another.

Relay For Life is one of the largest grassroots movements in the country. With three million participants nationwide, we can win the fight against cancer by urging lawmakers to make cancer a national priority. When Relays take action, legislators listen! Take action today Fight Back by joining the American Cancer Society Action Network (ACS CAN)!

Support ACS CAN today!

ACS CAN is the nonprofit, nonpartisan sister advocacy organization of the American Cancer Society. ACS CAN is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major public health problem through issue campaigns and voter education aimed at influencing lawmakers and candidates to support laws and polices that will help people fight cancer.

Your ACS CAN donation may not be credited to your Relay For Life team total or event total.

You CAN make a difference

Making Cancer Issues a National Priority
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is leading the way in making cancer issues a national priority. From making cities and states smoke-free to ensuring that all women have access to mammograms, ACS CAN is building the grassroots movement that will help eradicate this terrible disease.

ACS CAN is a grassroots membership organization that will give cancer advocates the opportunity to shape legislators’ and candidates’ agendas to ensure that they include important cancer-related issues to hold our officials publicly responsible.


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