This Capitol Hill Day event continued the momentum established in 2013, and included nearly 300 national organizations coming together in support of the Rally for Medical Research. The purpose of the Rally is to call on our nation's policymakers to make funding for National Institutes of Health (NIH) a national priority and raise awareness about the importance of continued investment in medical research that leads to MORE PROGRESS, MORE HOPE and MORE LIVES SAVED.
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014-RECEPTION TO CELEBRATE MEDICAL RESEARCH
Nearly 300 partnering organizations hosted a reception in the Kennedy Caucus Room.
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014-RALLY FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH CAPITOL HILL DAY300 people from more than 30 states convened on Capitol Hill to meet with 211 Congressional offices, including over 100 meetings directly with Members of Congress.