Thunder Bay Exceptional Cancer Care Campaign

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In its 2nd year, the WINMAR Moustache Extravaganza doubled its fundraising success, bringing in $4,000 to support exceptional prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment in Northwestern Ontario. Organizers are so enthusiastic about the success of this event that they are already preparing for next year’s challenge. Pictured are(left to right): Jim Kuper, Radiation Therapist and Chairperson of the Prostate Cancer Site Group, Regional Cancer Care; Amy Silvaggio, Special Events Officer, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation; Cara D’Amours, WINMAR and Adam Cianfagna, WINMAR.
In its 2nd year, the WINMAR Moustache Extravaganza doubled its fundraising success, bringing in $4,000 to support exceptional prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment in Northwestern Ontario. Organizers are so enthusiastic about the success of this event that they are already preparing for next year’s challenge. Pictured are(left to right): Jim Kuper, Radiation Therapist and Chairperson of the Prostate Cancer Site Group, Regional Cancer Care; Amy Silvaggio, Special Events Officer, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation; Cara D’Amours, WINMAR and Adam Cianfagna, WINMAR.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre - TBRHSC - Aerial View Northeast
Aerial View of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Thunder Bay Raising $5.9 Million for Cancer Care

THUNDER BAY – Since launching the Exceptional Cancer Care Campaign on October 11, with a goal of $5.9 million, multiple groups and organizations have come forward to present funds raised to ensure we have exceptional, closer-to-home cancer care.

Thunder Bay Correctional Centre

Members of the Thunder Bay Correctional Centre raised $1,730 this year to support the Screen for Life Mobile coach that provides screening for breast, colorectal and cervical cancers to women across the Northwest. Since they began raising funds in 2009, this group has donated a total of $5965.97. Pictured are (left to right) are: Amy Silvaggio, Special Events Office, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation, Pat Williams and Debra Young from the Thunder Bay Correctional Centre.
Members of the Thunder Bay Correctional Centre raised $1,730 this year to support the Screen for Life Mobile coach that provides screening for breast, colorectal and cervical cancers to women across the Northwest. Since they began raising funds in 2009, this group has donated a total of $5965.97. Pictured are (left to right) are: Amy Silvaggio, Special Events Office, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation, Pat Williams and Debra Young from the Thunder Bay Correctional Centre.

WINMAR 2nd Annual Moustache Extravaganza

In its 2nd year, the WINMAR Moustache Extravaganza doubled its fundraising success, bringing in $4,000 to support exceptional prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment in Northwestern Ontario. Organizers are so enthusiastic about the success of this event that they are already preparing for next year’s challenge. Pictured are(left to right): Jim Kuper, Radiation Therapist and Chairperson of the Prostate Cancer Site Group, Regional Cancer Care; Amy Silvaggio, Special Events Officer, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation; Cara D’Amours, WINMAR and Adam Cianfagna, WINMAR.
In its 2nd year, the WINMAR Moustache Extravaganza doubled its fundraising success, bringing in $4,000 to support exceptional prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment in Northwestern Ontario. Organizers are so enthusiastic about the success of this event that they are already preparing for next year’s challenge. Pictured are(left to right): Jim Kuper, Radiation Therapist and Chairperson of the Prostate Cancer Site Group, Regional Cancer Care; Amy Silvaggio, Special Events Officer, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation; Cara D’Amours, WINMAR and Adam Cianfagna, WINMAR.

Woodcrest Public School Teachers & Students

Two groups at Woodcrest Public School recently gave in support of Exceptional Cancer Care. Go Wildcats!

Woodcrest P.S. teachers came together to make a $1,000 donation in support of one of their colleagues who is currently undergoing cancer treatment.
Woodcrest P.S. teachers came together to make a $1,000 donation in support of one of their colleagues who is currently undergoing cancer treatment.
Woodcrest P.S. student Ben Mayes, 2nd from right, along with his friends, from left, Brooklyn Feletto, Parker Epp and Amanda Pike sold Crafts for Cancer during a recent Parent/Teacher Night at the school. Altogether they raised $100. Ben wanted to raise the funds in honour of his grandfather who is receiving cancer treatment.
Woodcrest P.S. student Ben Mayes, 2nd from right, along with his friends, from left, Brooklyn Feletto, Parker Epp and Amanda Pike sold Crafts for Cancer during a recent Parent/Teacher Night at the school. Altogether they raised $100. Ben wanted to raise the funds in honour of his grandfather who is receiving cancer treatment.

Bombardier Manufacturing Engineering Department

During the month of November, members of the Bombardier Manufacturing Engineering Department let their facial hair go a little ‘off the rails’ to raise funds in support of the Exceptional Cancer Care Campaign, specifically for prostate cancer. Altogether, staff raised $1052.

Recool Canada Inc. ‘Pop Cans for Cancer’

Pop Cans for Charity are helping to create Exceptional Cancer Care in Thunder Bay
Pop Cans for Charity are helping to create Exceptional Cancer Care in Thunder Bay

Your empty pop cans are directly supporting the Exceptional Cancer Care Campaign. Drop off your cans at any of these 6 locations: Woodcrest Public School, Thunder Bay Christian Fellowship, Metro (Arthur St/James St.), Canadian Tire (Thunder Centre), County Fair Plaza or the Thunder Bay Airport. Every drop

Thank you to the following who are making Exceptional Cancer Care a reality! For more information about the campaign or to make a donation, visit healthsciencesfoundation.ca/ECC or call (807) 345-HOPE (4673).