2022 AFP National Philanthropy Day Awards
Each year, in November, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) celebrates National Philanthropy Day. This day is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating those in our communities who embody philanthropy – the charitable giving of time, money, knowledge or skill. The Southern Saskatchewan and Saskatoon chapters of AFP each held an awards luncheon to honour individuals, […]
Breast Cancer Awareness Month – New Campaign Launched in Fight Against Breast Cancer
October 3, 2022 Saskatoon, SK – An estimated 760 Saskatchewan women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2022, and 170 will die from the disease. Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer in women and the second leading cause of their death. There is, however, a resource that can help to prevent severe […]
Royal Regina Golf Fore CancerAugust 9, 2022
Since 2017, the Royal Regina Golf Club has hosted its annual Golf Fore Cancer Charity 9-Hole Golf Tournament.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
The Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan will hold it’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 4pm.
Foundation Matters – May Edition
In September 2019, the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan kicked off our very first campaign! We needed to raise $3 Million to replace and upgrade the CT Simulators at both the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina and at the Saskatoon Cancer Centre. Over 2,600 patients in Saskatchewan rely on CT simulations during their treatment each year. We […]
C95 Radio Marathon
Thursday, October 20, 2022
for Breast Cancer Research
Listen to C95 on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 6am to 6pm for their 23rd annual Radio Marathon for Breast Cancer Research. C95 will broadcast LIVE for 12-hours from the C95 studio to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research in Saskatchewan. They’ll be joined on-air by the brave individuals affected by breast cancer […]
Marcia & Jennifer’s Story
“Who would have thought that we would eventually be equally thankful and grateful to have been diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2020 and to have battled breast cancer during a global pandemic?” – Marcia & Jen Complete strangers, Marcia Lemon (Left) and Jennifer Fehr (Right), both received their diagnoses in January 2020 and began […]
Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate. In 2022, it is estimated that 760 women will be diagnosed with the disease. That is two women hearing the words, ‘you have cancer,’ every day. Kristen Fiolleau of Saskatoon is one of those women. In June 2014, Kristen was a busy mother of a two-year-old daughter. While getting ready for bed […]
Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan Announces Completion of 4D CT Simulator Community Campaign
May 11, 2022 Saskatchewan – Just over two years after launching a $3M community campaign to raise funds for two new 4D CT simulators for the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan is announcing the project’s completion. One of the 4D CT simulators has been installed at the Allan Blair Cancer Centre and […]
Cancer is a thief. It can steal so much from the patient and their families: time and energy, stability and security, comfort and quality of life. Cancer treatment can also be challenging. When most people think of the side effects of life-saving cancer treatment, they think of hair loss or nausea. For 30-year-old James Rathgeber […]
Foundation Matters – February Edition
Welcome to our First e-Newsletter! Last year, Regina’s Allan Blair and the Saskatoon Cancer Centres had 62,314 cancer clinic visits. That’s why we are determined and grateful to help advance cancer care in the province and proud to be the fundraising partner of the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency. Every dollar you donate to the Cancer Foundation […]
A typical 20-year old, Tyler Walby was just beginning to figure out what he wanted his future to look like. He was attending the University of Regina to study kinesiology and was working part-time. A cancer diagnosis was unimaginable. In early December 2020, Tyler noticed a lump on his neck. His friends dismissed it as […]
Chris & Tina Lees’ Story
If you look up devoted in the dictionary, you may see a picture of Chris and Tina Lees beside the definition. The Lees are a cattle ranching couple from Arcola, SK and the friends they’ve made over decades in the ranching community supported them both on the farm and as they experienced cancer together. On […]
Jennifer has been running on and off for most of her life and had always wanted to check ‘Complete a Half Marathon’ off her bucket list. When she found out that the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan was a charity partner for the GMS Queen City Marathon and that she could support the patients she works […]
At only 32 years old, Haylie Lashta MacIntosh was 18 years too young to receive regular mammograms. So the discovery of the lump in her breast was completely by chance. Haylie had been teaching a mom and baby exercise class, and was helping with a particularly fussy baby. As she was attempting to calm the […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Want to support breast cancer patients in Saskatchewan? Here are some ideas! Donate to the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan! The Breast Screening Bus is reaching the end of the road after delivering more than 250,000 mammograms to women in rural and remote communities across this province. Both the 20-year old vehicle and the digital […]
Pearl Brown Trek for CancerSeptember 18, 2022
The Prairie Carriage Driving Club hosts their annual Trek for Cancer event in September! The Trek for Cancer event is for any horse drivers, riders and enthusiasts! Riders and drivers bring their horses and carriages and enjoy a nice fall day ride while also gathering donations in support of the Saskatoon Cancer Centre. This annual […]
Susan Munchinsky has an incredible spirit. It’s only been strengthened after two separate bouts with cancer.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
The Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 4 p.m.
Knight Group of Companies Matching Gift of $450,000 Ensures Cancer Patients Have A Home-Away-From-Home
The Knight Group of Companies has made a matching gift of $450,000 to the Regina Cancer Patient Lodge Renewal Campaign.