Saskatchewan is a province that has a long history of helping those in need. The work of the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan would not be possible without the amazing support of donors. From the individual to businesses and volunteer organizations they go above and beyond to raise funds to support the work of the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency. They are at the heart of what makes our work very special.
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 […]
The Paint Saskatchewan Pink Story
Have a listen and a read about how cancer brought people together at the BHP Jansen Project site near Leroy, SK to hold a month-long fundraiser in support of breast cancer research in Saskatchewan.
Annual Ride for Breast Cancer Screening
For many motorcycle riders in Regina and the surrounding area, September is special. On the third Sunday, riders gather at Prairie Harley Davidson for the Annual Ride for Breast Cancer Screening. Together, they celebrate loved ones in remission or their cancer journey. They also remember those lost to this devastating disease.
A Small Act of Kindness Can Mean So Much
Lana Zulak of Wynyard, Saskatchewan is living proof how a small act of kindness can make all the difference for someone during a dark time.
Brayden Ottenbreit Close Cuts for Cancer
Brayden Ottenbreit Close Cuts for Cancer is entering its 22nd year. For the Ottenbreit family the fundraiser began as a way to support their youngest son who at four years old battled life-threatening cancer. Even though Brayden lost his fight with cancer, the event is still going strong in his memory.
How the ‘C95 Radio Marathon for Breast Cancer Research’ Began
The life of a radio host is a unique one. It’s a combination of performance and information sharing. There are long hours on the air, plus appearing at events and fundraisers in the community. It’s this unique environment that creates a special bond among those who work in the industry, and their listeners. They become a family.
It was 12 years ago when Shelley Gregg took a look at her life. She had a loving husband, two teenage sons and a thriving family plumbing and heating business. Life was good. It was then that Shelley and her sister-in-law pulled together a group of close family and friends. They agreed, it’s time to give back.
Cameco Riders Touchdown for Dreams
What would you want out of life if you didn’t know how much longer you had to live? How would you make the most out of knowing your future is uncertain? The Cameco Riders Touchdown for Dreams program helps women facing a life-threatening cancer diagnosis answer those questions.