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Life after Mom's ovarian cancer diagnosis: The Pettersen Girls' guide to sticking together

Seven years ago Lee Pettersen lost her husband - CFL legend Leif Pettersen - suddenly and tragically to a heart attack. Just seven short months later, while still mourning the loss with their daughters (Kate and Ali), Lee would find out from a routine check-up that she had Stage IV ovarian cancer. 

This is their story.

Posted by: Cassandra Hui     0 Tags Pettersen

White Swan Events and Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla committed 99% of their Facebook shares to charitable causes close to their hearts on the day they announced their daughter's birth.  It was also #givingtuesday yesterday. 

Posted by: Paul Alofs     0 Tags Mark and Priscilla

Out of Bad Comes Good

November 2nd is an important day to the Alofs family as it is the anniversary of the passing of our Mom, Mrs. Pat Alofs.  Pat was an incredible person in every way, as well as a gifted teacher and a huge NFL fan!  She passed away November 2, 2002 of cancer, surrounded by her family who were also her caregivers during her illness.  

Posted by: Paul Alofs     0 Tags Pat and Paul Alofs

Messages of Encouragement

Messages of encouragement are submitted by donors to friends and families who are touched by cancer. We hope you’ll be encouraged today!

Posted by: Karina Wong     Encouragement, Messages Messages of Encouragement
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