Valentine's Dinner & Dance

Join us February 18th for the North Breast Passage Valentine's Dinner and Dance!

Silent Auction | Door Prizes | Cash Bar

Kinsment Community Complex, 777 Kinsmen Place

Doors open: 5:30 pm - Dinner 6:30 pm

For Reservations call Anita: 250-563-2949


 

CBCF - Spring eNewsletter April 2016

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CBCF welcomes Willow
The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation has begun a bold, new chapter in our story; we are merging with our friends at Willow Breast & Hereditary Cancer Support.
Read the message from Lynne.

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On your marks for the Run!
This spring, keep an eye out for the new website for the 2016 Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure.

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CBCF Research Submissions
Because of the support of our donors, CBCF funds the most promising breast cancer research projects.

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Cutting Edge of Research
Find out what Dr. Kelly Metcalfe's research has discovered about how women can double their odds of surviving a breast cancer diagnosis.

Learn More


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'Cause Kara Can-Can
After a long day at work, most of us are happy to kick off our shoes at home. Not Kara Wosniak, a CBCF staff member.

Find out why



Get Involved
This is your opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of Canadians affected by breast cancer.


Get Pink'd in support of CBCF!



Learn more about volunteering!



Upcoming Events

APR 30
Shoppers Drug Mart Spring Beauty Gala
On April 30, participating Shoppers Drug Mart Beauty Boutiques will host their Spring Beauty Gala.
MAY 26
Get Pink'd!
Get Pink'd is an annual wear pink day in support of CBCF!
AUG 27
Mudderella
Mudderella is a 8-11km obstacle mud run created for women, by women.
OCT 2  
CIBC Run for the Cure
The CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5k or 1k walk or run that raises f

Leadership volunteer opportunities available CIBC Run for the Cure


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Volunteers Wanted!  


We are currently seeking volunteer Run Directors and Committee Members for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure!


The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is looking for dynamic, highly organized, and motivated individuals with strong leadership experience to make this year’s event the most successful one to date. These roles will allow you to gain professional experience in logistics, fundraising, project management and more.

We need your help!


Please assist us in finding the best possible candidates by:

We depend on the support of hundreds of volunteers across the country to help make the CIBC Run for the Cure a success each year.


Thank you for helping to bring us closer to a future without breast cancer.



Questions? Contact the following representatives in your region:


Western (BC) contact: Jenny Souk at jsouk@cbcf.org
Western (Alberta & Saskwatchewan) contact: Amber Dujay at adujay@cbcf.org
Central (Manitoba & Ontario) contact: Madeline Kingston at runrecruit@cbcf.org 
Atlantic contact: Courtney Gilfoy at cgilfoy@cbcf.org



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Bake Sale Friday April 22, 2016

The Fundraising Committee is having a Bake Sale on Friday April 22/16 from 9:00 - 2:00 P.M. in the front lobby of the hospital.

So dig out your favorite recipes and bake away. Thank you for your support

Wild Lilies Gala 2016

 

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Funding Critical Breast Cancer Research to Help Women Like Montana

For 27-year-old Montana McLean the joy of being a newlywed was quickly overshadowed by her diagnosis of breast cancer just two days after her wedding.



"I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer and all of a sudden our 'in sickness and in health' vow became very real."

From the age of 18, Montana was told she was a carrier of BRCA1, a hereditary gene that meant she had a greater risk for developing breast cancer.

Thanks to research investments into the BRCA1 gene mutation and Montana's diligence in screening over the past nine years, her breast cancer was detected early. However, Montana faces another challenge to her diagnosis: triple negative breast cancer. 

Triple negative breast cancer is one of the most aggressive and hard-to-treat breast cancer subtypes. Ten - 20 per cent of breast cancer cases are triple negative breast cancer and due to the lack of treatment options for it, breast cancer is likely to recur and spread.

Help women like Montana by supporting us at the Wild Lilies Gala on Friday, February 26 to raise funds for critical breast cancer research. The money raised will help find personalized and effective treatment options for triple negative breast cancer.

Read more about Montana's journey.

For more information about the Wild Lilies Gala, visit wildliliesgala.com.


Purchase Gala Tickets

Purchase Raffle Tickets (Trip for 2 to Iceland)

Wild Lilies Gala Sponsors

 


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