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YACC values strength and courage

At our monthly team meetings, one of our crew members discusses some of our five values: strength, courage, commitment, heart, and spark. This is Brittany’s reflection from this month’s meeting. Normally, at a YACC team meeting an employee will choose one value and present it. However, this month I choose to pick two values: Courage and strength….

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Karine feels “ReFreshed” after this summer

By Karine Chalifour What a summer I just had! I am filled with memories of travel, music, sunshine, food, ocean, Bruce Springsteen, and some work. After a very busy few months delivering events at YACC, I was lucky to leave for beautiful San Francisco to attend what would be a retreat for ME. For the…

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Looking For a Localife Leader in Toronto!

Do you love planning events? Do you live in/near Toronto? Are you interested in taking Localife to the next level? Here’s everything you need to know! Localife brings young adult cancer survivors and supporters together for fun activities and social events with their cancer peers. It was developed by Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) to…

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Thank you, Nicole and Chris!

Localife Toronto has been lucky to have our amazing Nicole Furey and her incredible supporter, Chris Dunne, as two of Toronto’s “Three’s Company” for two incredible years. But the time has come for them to step down.

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Retreat Yourself Ontario blows Stephen away

I left for that camp, empty and drained. Surrounded by strangers. What I got in return was a new family. Each unique on their own, strong and full of love. Inspirational and amazing, and I can honestly say I look forward to their smiles the next time we meet. I’ll be there when they share their journeys, and I’ll watch for their posts. I’ll applaud their successes and watch them thrive. When any fall, I’ll be there to hold that space, to let them feel, and make sure they know they are not alone.

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Localife Winnipeg gets dressed up!

On July 17, Localife Winnipeg got fancy and had a very lovely evening at the Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar. Everyone looked stunning, and we had a great turnout with 15 survivors and supporters coming out! Throughout the evening, we were served some very delectable charcuterie and cheese, canapés, hors d’oeuvre and dainties. It was…

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