I am participating in the 2021 RIDE INSIDE with the team I am coaching, the U13 AA Twins Black, in support of the CancerCare Manitoba.
As you may or may not know, my dad died from Pancreatic Cancer and one of his brothers and one of his sisters also passed away from cancer so this is a cause that is important to me as it has directly affected me and my family.
This "party with a purpose" promises to be a lot of fun and at the same time will raise critical funds for young people with the hardest to treat cancers.
Over the last five decades, there has been a dramatic improvement in treatments and outcomes for many pediatric and young adult cancers. Thanks to the passionate investment of donors, today four out of five of these young patients will be cured.
However, 20 percent of patients whose cancers have spread, returned, or proven resistant to treatment still have a challenge to face. PROFYLE, short for PRecision Oncology For Young peopLE, is dedicated to helping find cures for the rarest and hardest to treat cancers young people are facing. This initiative gives children, adolescents and young adults who are out of conventional treatment options another chance to beat their cancer. By supporting me with a donation, you are helping to support CancerCare Manitoba in its work to change lives and change the course of cancer in our province.
Every donation - no matter how big or small - is critical as we work together to stay ahead of this disease.
Thank you for your consideration.