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2018 Family Advocacy Day Recap

Friday, June 29, 2018
Kai Winston and family

This week, nearly 50 child patients and their families made over 150 visits with members of Congress during our 14th annual Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day. Some of the families most impacted by children’s health care policy shared their personal stories with lawmakers and media to emphasize the importance of investing in children’s health care.

Family Advocacy Day started on Tuesday, June 26, with our patient champions and their hospital representatives arriving in Washington D.C. to advocate for children’s health. After registration, families were off for the Washington Sightseeing Tour and took amazing photos to share on social media using the hashtags #SpeakNowforKids and #GoBig.

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