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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Community Story
Firsts

Firsts

"Cancer took many things away, but this first grey hair? It didn’t get to have that."

#Moving beyond cancer  #Dani Taylor  #YACCtivist blog  

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Geoff's Blog
Geoff's blog: Give young adults a place where they never feel alone

Geoff's blog: Give young adults a place where they never feel alone

Please join us for Giving Tuesday and donate now to YACC to start your holiday season with a gift to help young adults like Chris Chow find "their sense of renewed confidence."

#Geoff's Blog  #Chris Chow  #Giving Tuesday  #Gabrielle Fecteau  #Alex Mandarino  

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Community Story
5 years later

5 years later

YACCtivist Andrea reflects on the five years since her cancer diagnosis and how she has grown.

#Moving beyond cancer  #Andrea Whittle  #YACCtivist blog  

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You helped 200 YACCers on Giving Tuesday!

Your donations will help 200 young adults find connection this month and connect to a YACC Web: Chat focused on their needs.

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Geoff's blog: Give young adults a place where they never feel alone

Please join us for Giving Tuesday and donate now to YACC to start your holiday season with a gift to help young adults like Chris Chow find "their sense of renewed confidence."

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Digital programs: November 2020

Check out what's happening this month!

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Mark Dobbin is doing something new

Mark Dobbin will get the most powerful haircut of his life on November 8, 2020.

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The feeling of being left behind

"Physically, my body was fighting against a disease that was trying to kill me, and emotionally I was left struggling with the feelings of desertion and abandonment by those around me."

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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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