How we can help

There are many ways to take part in the YACC community. Connect through our private Facebook group; meet other young adults affected by cancer through our digital, local, and national programs; and read posts and profiles from other young adults who know what it’s like to face cancer in your late teens, 20s, and 30s.

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Reach out today to connect with YACC, finding support, and join our amazing community.

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Private Facebook Groups

We have multiple private facebook groups to connect you with other survivors, 24/7.

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Our Community

Connect with other young adults dealing with cancer through their profiles and stories.

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Our Programs

Our Programs range from simple meet-ups to mountain climbing, and much more!

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Survivor Conference

The Survivor Conference is the biggest annual reunion of YACC community members in Canada. Join us for empowering peer support.

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Private Facebook Groups

Our private Facebook group is a very supportive space where you can ask questions or simply share what you are going through.

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YACCtivist

YACCtivists build the awareness and capacity of YACC so that the organization is able to reach more young adults with cancer, serve them with more programming opportunities, and change the future for young adults with cancer.

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Localife

YACC’s got your back! Join the Localife program in your city today! Meet great people who get it and have fun.

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Big Cancer Hook-up

Connect and reconnect at the Big Cancer Hook-up! Join YACC community members, survivors, and supporters at this year’s national event.

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Primetown

A cancer summit for young adults and those who care for them
May 6-8, 2021

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Retreat Yourself

Retreat Yourself unites YACC community members and provides an opportunity to talk and share stories with people who get it.

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Retreat Yourself Adventure

YACC meets adventure with the Retreat Yourself Adventure! Join cancer survivors and supporters as they push their limits in Newfoundland.

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Community Story
Lessons for living in limbo

Lessons for living in limbo

Janelle's first post in the private YACC Facebook group asked community members for advice on how to feel like she was living while dealing with cancer. In her latest blog post, she reflects on some of those suggestions, and adds a new one of her own.

#Life after cancer  #Janelle Lamontagne  #YACCtivist blog  

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What being a YACCtivist did for me

What being a YACCtivist did for me

"When the opportunity came up a couple of years ago to be a YACCtivist, I was ready to focus energy on something else now that I felt I was on the mend."

#Jennifer MacKenzie  #YACCtivist blog  

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Community Story
What the fog?

What the fog?

In her final YACCtivist blog post, Ashley writes about the top five habits that are helping her move beyond cancer.

#Moving beyond cancer  #YACCtivist blog  #Ashley Stead-Morine  

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NL Energy sector supports record-breaking Shave

The NL Energy Shave for the Brave took place at the end of Resilient and ReEnergized Noia 2021 conference on September 22, 2021, raising over $265,000 in support of Young Adult Cancer Canada.

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Be a YACC Chats leader!

YACC Chats provide a way for young adults affected by cancer to connect in an easy, safe, and supportive environment. These chats are peer-led themed virtual conversations offered over Zoom by a team of YACC leaders. This dynamic team could include you!

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Be a YACCtivist!

YACCtivists further the mission and impact of YACC through advocacy, communications, and fundraising.

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A YACC Chats update

After hosting over 30 chats, YACC Chats leader Marley will be finishing up her term at the end of this month.

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Dr. Google is not your friend

Jenn's doctor advised her not to Google her symptoms. Here's what she does instead.

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The Climb

Join us for YACC's annual Climb on September 27, 2020!

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Third Party Events

Fundraising through private, third party events is a great way to support YACC! Do you have an event you’d like to host? Reach out!

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