Originally written on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News  |  Last updated 1/1/15
Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation (JGCF) is one of over 250 advocates from the childhood cancer community that will visit with members of Congress and staff on Capitol Hill today in support of Childhood Cancer Action Day.    The two-day annual event, sponsored by the Alliance for Childhood Cancer, includes advocacy training, and pre-arranged visits with Congressional offices for parents, children and advocates providing them the opportunity to speak directly with legislators about important childhood cancer issues currently before Congress.   "When we lose a child to cancer, it's not only sad for the family and friends, it is sad for the world," said Trish Kriger, Executive Director of the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation.  "It's sad to think what we have all lost - a child's potential.  Who would they have touched in the next 70 years?  What would they have contributed to society?  What would their children and grandchildren have accomplished?  That's why we all have a stake in t...
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