Leanne’s Story

Leanne Rein is a monthly donor to the Foundation. Read her story to find out why she’s chose to support cancer care in Saskatchewan every month!

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Foundation Matters: November Edition

  In case you missed it, the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan has launched a provincial fundraising campaign to replace the Breast Screening Bus. After delivering more than 250,000 breast screening mammograms to women living in rural and remote communities across Saskatchewan, the Breast Screening Bus has come to the end of road.  Our goal is […]

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Sandra’s Story

“Don’t wait for the lump. Get your baseline mammogram done early. It’s the responsible thing to do – and it’s easy!”

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Foundation Matters – August Edition

In case you missed it, see how your support has had tremendous impact for cancer patients in Saskatchewan. Inside the report you will find stories from just a handful of people like you who are committed to enhancing cancer care right here at home. High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy, which is highly-targeted internal radiation, is […]

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Robert’s Story

When going for his annual bloodwork, Robert’s doctor discovered that he had high levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA). Upon further testing, it was confirmed – Robert had prostate cancer.

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Norman’s Story

Norm makes no bones about why he became a philanthropist. Joan, Norm’s beloved wife of 53 years, was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2004.
Joan’s passing changed Norm’s life profoundly, and his gratitude for Joan’s care has been a major catalyst for his generosity.

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Jody’s Story

It was August 2020 when 44-year-old Jody Woytiuk, a farmer from the Shell Lake area, was diagnosed with stage 3 stomach cancer.

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Stewart and Gilda’s Story

“Because of our experiences, we strongly believe it’s important to give back for the care we received for our spouses and recently for ourselves,” say the Grahams. “Only in this way will our system be able to continue to support others who have experienced situations like ours.”

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Cameco’s Story

For many women facing an end of life cancer diagnosis, dreaming can feel impossible. In 2011, Cameco, the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency partnered to change that, and the Cameco Riders Touchdown for Dreams program was born.

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PTI Transformers

“PTI has been there for us as a family, so it’s important that we give back in a way that benefits people in our communities,” said George Partyka, Chairman, and co-founder of PTI Transformers. Unknown at the time, PTI’s donation to the 4D CT Simulator Community Campaign would play a critical role in the cancer care provided to George’s wife, Janet.

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Estate of Robert & Carol Hamilton

Robert and Carol’s gift is truly full-circle.

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Nora Yeates, CFRE – Chief Executive Officer

Nora Yeates has been involved in the nonprofit and charitable sector for the past 25 years.  As Administrator for the Town of Craik followed by a Director position with the Saskatchewan Regional Parks Association, Nora then stepped into the charitable sector beginning with the Canadian Cancer Society.  From there Nora has worked with the Hospitals […]

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Jakki Crowe – Director of Development

Jakki Crowe’s career started in banking for over 12 years. But in 2001, she found her calling when she moved on to be a professional fundraiser at the Hospitals of Regina Foundation. Since then she has worked at the  RCMP Heritage Centre and now since our inception in 2019 our Foundation. From the ground up […]

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Misty Selinger, CFRE – Director of Engagement

Misty Selinger, Director of  Engagement, holds a Certified Fund Raising Executive designation and, prior to working for the Foundation, helped to raise millions of dollars for charitable organizations in animal welfare, the arts, and affordable housing. She serves on the board of directors for the Regina Folk Festival and the fundraising advisory committee for Common […]

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Candace Williamson – Manager, Events & Digital Media

Candace Williamson is the Manager of Events and Digital Media for the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan. Moving from the role of Development Coordinator for the Foundation, Candace brings more than four years of fundraising experience to the Foundation. Born and raised in Regina, Candace keeps busy by volunteering in her community. She was on the […]

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Kayla Blondeau – Development Coordinator

Kayla Blondeau is enjoying her first foray into the non-profit sector and is excited to give back to the community through her role at the Foundation. Previously, she worked several years in the glass and construction industry doing administrative work and sales. She has a background in accounting and as a lawyer’s assistant as well. […]

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