It’s a disease that has affected and impacted the lives of millions around the world, and one that does not discriminate on age, gender, or sex. Cancer is a word that one never hopes to hear, but through groups like the BC Cancer Foundation, they hope to find a way to battle back and eventually conquer cancer. Cancer research is being done all over the world, involving some of the top scientific minds, and through our continued support the work need to do so can be achieved.
More info: The BC Cancer Foundation is the leading funder of cancer research in British Columbia, and the fundraising arm of the BC Cancer Agency. Envisioning a world free of cancer, the BC Cancer Foundation ensures that the donor money that they raise is put towards funding the important research projects done by the agency. With one in three British Columbians being diagnosed with cancer, the BC Cancer Foundation ensures that money raised in our province stays to support research done here.
Hosting a number of unique fundraising events, the BC Cancer Foundation is able create opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds to get involved in raising donations for cancer research. Their Ride to Conquer Cancer event started in 2009 and has raised over $70 million be those involved in the 2 day ride from Surrey to Seattle, while the Workout to Cancer has raised over $1.3 million since its inception in 2012. The number of participants in each of these events has grown every year, as they all become avid spokes people for the cause. Getting involved in any one of their events is an experience that you will never forget, just as those fighting the battle against cancer will know how much we care. One day the world will be rid of cancer and with groups like the BC Cancer Foundation leading the way, you can ensure that time will come sooner then later.