Childhood Cancer Canada Raises Flag at Toronto and Halifax City Halls
On May 7th, 2019 Toronto and Halifax issued proclamations declaring Childhood Cancer Day. Childhood Cancer Canada staff, alongside supporters, celebrities, families and friends gathered at Toronto and Halifax City Hall for the ceremony and flag raising.
Childhood Cancer Canada VP, Fundraising, Sandi Hancox opened the ceremony in Toronto. Brock Chessell, Childhood Cancer Ambassador, shared his courageous story about his cancer journey. The Childhood Cancer kids raised the flag together to honour the momentous event. In Halifax, Childhood Cancer Canada Board Member Jonathan Saumier and Survivor Scholarship recipient Sidney Breneol attended the flag raising. We are grateful to both municipalities for their support.
Childhood Cancer Canada is one of Canada's leading foundations dedicated to funding national research while delivering outreach, vital educational and community programs to children and families affected by cancer. Our focus is on saving, enhancing and extending the lives of kids with cancer.
There are many ways to contribute to Childhood Cancer Canada. For example, one contribution can supply a child newly diagnosed with an EmPower Pack or with comfort material. Your donation call also fund vital cancer research. Become a one-time donor, commit to monthly donations, or plan your own fundraiser today.