19 things you didn’t know about my time in ICU

19 things you didn’t know about my time in ICU

I played Risk the night before I went to hospital with a fever and an unknown infection in my Hickman catheter. And I won! I took over the world the night before my whole world changed forever. The last memory I have before life-support was begging for more pain-killers. That was five days before I…

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We Climbed, we conquered

On Sunday, September 24, 2017, over 120 Canadians took to the (sloped) streets in St. John’s, Halifax, Ottawa, and Toronto for the 18th Annual Climb.

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We’re one month away from the 18th Annual Climb!

We’ve had another tough run at YACC this year, losing amazing people in our community like Justin, Megan, Stephenie, Jody, and others. I’m climbing in memory of them, and to give YACC more resources to help their cancer brothers and sisters.

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It’s almost time to Climb!

We are already well on our way to making the 2016 Climb another unforgettable event with over 100 people signed up to Climb in five Canadian cities and over $16,000 raised so far! High five!

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5 tips for an unforgettable Climb

We can’t change the lives of young adults dealing with cancer alone, and we challenge you not to, either!

Register to Climb as a team captain and invite your friends, family members, coworkers, bootcamp buddies, rec leagues, social media followers, classmates, crushes, neighbours, pets, and strangers to Climb with you!

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About the Climb

The Climb is coming back for its 16th year on September 25, 2016, but do you know where it all started?

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Why I Climb (and why you

We are climbing for YACCers like Jody and the 49,000 other young adults dealing with cancer who don’t know the power YACC—yet. Fundraising events like the Climb power YACC’s programs; there is no connection, no transformation without them. And we’d love to have you join us.

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