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A Three Day Adventure

Longtime volunteer Diane Exner sat down with Jim, Mel and Ali Skalk to discuss their journey with childhood cancer. They shared with Diane why they volunteer each year for Tour For Kids Alberta, a multi-day cycling event that raises funds for Kids Cancer Care and Camp Kindle.


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The lab you built

Your gifts helped build an innovative research space that is pushing the bounds of laboratory design and scientific collaboration. It took leadership and a few design risks, but pediatric cancer researchers in Calgary now have a modern, open-concept collaborative research space to call home — thanks to you.


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Ask an exercise expert

As Kids Cancer Care’s exercise specialist, I have the pleasure of overseeing PEER, a weekly exercise program designed for children affected by cancer. In my work as PEER coordinator, I often get questions from parents about exercise and cancer.


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Blair’s Connection: A Volunteer Spotlight

April 15 to 21st is National Volunteer Week, a time to celebrate and thank volunteers across Canada. This year’s theme is: “Celebrate the Value of Volunteering – building confidence, competence, connections and community”. Kids Cancer Care volunteers build confidence at PEER, competence through tutoring, connections at camp and a community of support at fundraising events. You are […]


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Racing towards a cure

Brent and Connor are driving up Knox Mountain as part of the Knox Mountain Climb, an annual event in Kelowna. Trees blur past them and the road winds. In just two minutes they have travelled 5km and climbed 800 feet. They’ve hit most of the ten turns on the route. The speed of the car picks up and they enter what racers call the 100-mile-an-hour club. It is at that moment that Connor’s whole face lights up.


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