YACC values perspective

YACC values perspective

Kathy said, “As a young adult cancer survivor, alumna of YACC’s programs, intermittent member of YACC’s staff, supporter to newly diagnosed young adults, and part-time Shave for the Brave hair stylist, I feel it is only fair for me to be able to choose one value for each of these five points-of-view.”

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Brave Day 2016

May 19, 2016 is Brave Day over on VOCM! We’re taking over the airwaves to tell you more about the YACCers in our network and the work we do. We’ll also share links, clips, videos, and more throughout the day on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, so keep your eyes glued to the Internet all day as we celebrate “The Brave”!

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Instagram takeover with @kaddylynn

The YACC community is filled with talented, enthusiastic, interesting people who share great photos and messages on Instagram, so we decided to let someone “take over” our account once a…

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Big Cancer Hook-up special guest: Kathy Stock

Kathy is a member of the YACC team in St. John’s with a focus on public speaking and awareness. She is also a Localife St. John’s leader, professional musician, singer and songwriter, volunteer at her church, and board member for several community organizations. She loves being with her family, being outside in the sun, and eating chocolate chip cookies.

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Kathy’s Retreat Yourself Ontario 2014 recap

Since the beginning of my cancer journey 15 months ago, I have never felt has safe to speak my mind and be my real, authentic self as I did in that group. It was so, unbelievably safe, and they got “it,” they “got me,” and I “got them.”

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Jason’s Retreat Yourself Ontario 2014 recap

I realized that part of my coping mechanism in “life after cancer” has been to be closed-minded to the possibility of it ever coming back. In doing so, I was withholding support that my wife needed while she single-handedly navigated the stress of being in remission.

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