July 07, 2016
Funk Cancer: A funky, fresh summer show!
Survival rates for young adults with cancer haven’t changed since the ’70s – FUNK THAT. Pull on your tie dye and hot pants and let’s go back to the decade of disco to raise awareness and funds for Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) so we can all say “Funk Cancer” at St. John’s first-ever Funky Fresh Summer Show at Club One!Read more
August 20, 2014
YACCer's idea sparks fundraising firestorm
A conversation with Geoff Eaton inspired Samantha McCauley to try her hand at Shop for the Brave, a survivor-initiated fundraiser.Read more
August 15, 2014
Annual memorial walk biggest to date!
After a loss in the family pushed the annual Darryl Gorman Memorial Walk back until August in 2013, the organizers were delighted to host it in June again this year.Read more
September 05, 2013
Survivor raises more than $10K at first golf tournament!
Robin Mkangwana was diagnosed with colon cancer in November 2012. He was in the hospital for a couple of months while his medical team struggled to determine his diagnosis due to his age. By March, the 21 year old decided he was going to organize a golf tournament in Lanigan, Saskatchewan in support of Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC).Read more
September 03, 2013
12th Annual walk keeps survivor's memory alive
Even though I had never attended a walk, it always held a special place in my heart. Darryl was one of Geoff’s first “cancer buddies,” and from the way Geoff regularly speaks of him, I felt he was my friend, too.Read more
August 14, 2013
Community pulls together to hold annual fundraising event
The Darryl Gorman Memorial Walk has been held in June each year since 2001 and has raised a collective total of $55,000 for Young Adult Cancer Canada. Members of Darryl’s family would coordinate the participants, organize the prizes for a raffle, but unfortunate circumstances meant the regular organizers cancelled the 2013 walk.Read more
However, the community wanted to walk, so supporters of the event came together to make it happen!
October 05, 2012
SURGE for CANCER: 28 teams. 7 stations. 3 hours. $30,000.
SURGE for CANCER: a three-hour fitness-focused fundraising event supporting YACC.Read more
September 25, 2012
Get rewarded in artwork to hang out at YACC! (St. John's)
Do you like free art? Are you up for volunteering with a great charity?Read more
September 13, 2012
Shout out: Hotels for Hope
Hotels for Hope, an organization that helps meeting planners, event organizers, and individual travellers book rooms at hotels, while simultaneously raising money for charities.Read more
August 03, 2012
What's more fun than a dunk tank?
Dunk tanks are not as prevalent around St. John’s as they used to be, but absence must truly make the heart grow fonder because people still love them!Read more
July 03, 2012
Thanks for all the love, Holyrood!
Holyrood, NL came through in a big way again this year!Read more
June 19, 2012
12th Annual Golf Tournament recap
Our Annual Charity Golf Tournament took place at Glendenning on June 14, and it was a great success!Read more