Donor Stories

Thirty moons around the world

Douglas Carr, from Ingersoll, Ontario rode his bicycle around the world from 1937 to 1939. It was a trip of over 60,000 miles, including over 41 countries on 5 continents....

Thirty moons around the world
Robert Kerrigan

After being diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2006, Robert Kerrigan’s doctors sat him down and told him that his prognosis was not good, but that there was a chance for...

Robert Kerrigan
Most Wanted Fashion Show

Paul Alofs and Shannon Stuart from The PMCF had lunch with Michela Guglietti, Lina DeGasperis, Teresa DeGasperis and Marialisa DeGasperis who delivered a cheque from their...

Most Wanted Fashion Show
Eva Csanadi

Eva Csanadi came to Canada from Hungary in 1957 and opened up her own beauty parlour. Years later, one of her clients was determined to play matchmaker and introduced her...

Eva Csanadi
Joseph Howe Senior Public School

On May 26, 2014, four students from Joseph Howe Senior Public School—Sofia, Sarah, Mussa and Mustapha—visited The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (The PMCF)

Joseph Howe Senior Public School
Elaine Shiu

I am a supporter of Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and I’m very emotionally attached to this centre. My father, Mr. Henry Lui, was diagnosed with advanced esophageal...

Elaine Shiu
Carmela & Vito Burdi

Carmela and Vito Burdi’s 50 years of marriage to one another was a wonderful cause for celebration. Like most couples reaching that milestone, they looked back on the...

Carmela & Vito Burdi
Emmanuelle Gattuso

Emmanuelle Gattuso knows what it feels like to hear the words ‘You have cancer’, and, fortunately, for others who hear those words, she has made it a personal priority to...

Emmanuelle Gattuso
Invest In Research

Started by a former patient, Invest in Research is a unique program that brings together a group of donors to vote on projects they’d like to fund. Members like the direct...

Invest In Research
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