Donor Stories

What some kids will do for a new bike!

Matthew Feric was a student at Dalhousie University, and with spring approaching, he really wanted to have a bicycle to move around the city of Halifax as he attended...

What some kids will do for a new bike!
Ride Team Arch Attack

Thanks to the generosity of the Honorary Chair for the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, many of the ride teams are in heavy ‘recruit mode’ as they vie for the prize money...

Ride Team Arch Attack
I know that I’m backing winners

Ian Telfer and his wife Nancy thought the bad news was never going to end. After a regular physical in March 2013 indicated a potential problem at the base of his tongue...

I know that I’m backing winners
Murray O’Neil

In 2013, the Foundation received a generous bequest of $1 million from Murray’s estate which will be directed to the research into new approaches to surgery for head & neck...

Murray O’Neil
We see Progress in the Fight Against Cancer

Glen and Joanne discuss how they have seen research fuel better cancer care and why they became a Partner of Hope. “We’re amazed at how survival rates have increased over...

We see Progress in the Fight Against Cancer
Sharon Mitchell

When Sharon Mitchell met Joe Finley, he was recovering from aggressive cancer treatment and although physically frail, Sharon was struck by his tenacity, drive and natural...

Sharon Mitchell
Cindy and Hung

Chow and Hung’s decision to donate was made in honour of Chow’s father, who was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer at age 35. He received radiation and chemotherapy...

Cindy and Hung
Richard Henry Clark

Like too many Canadians, Richard Henry Clark's life ended untimely at the early age of 66, battling cancer. Thankfully, Richard filled those years fully pursuing his...

Richard Henry Clark
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
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