I am writing to thank the people ofDawson Creek for your continued support ofthe Canadian Cancer Society, in particularfor your support of the 10th Annual DawsonCreek Relay For Life held on June 5 at theNorthern Lights College Campus. Thank youfor bringing your passion to the Relay ForLife in support of cancer patients and theirfamilies.
The Relay For Life is made possiblethrough a tremendous commitment by thevolunteer leadership team. This dedicatedgroup brings a collective energy to the Relaythat culminates with a true communityevent.
Thank you also to the donors, sponsors,and participants whose contributions enablethe Canadian Cancer Society to continue itsmission to eradicate cancer and to enhancethe quality of life of those people living withcancer.
In 2009, nearly 1,200 northern residentsstayed at a Canadian Cancer Society lodge,more than $103,000 in financial aid was distributedto 122 northerners, 173 wigs andheadwear were provided to northern cancerpatients, and 26 northern children and familymembers attended Camp Goodtimes atno cost.
Thank you again for fighting back againstcancer, a disease that touches two in fiveCanadians. Should you like more informationor wish to make a donation, please callour local office at 250-782-5598.
Margaret Jones-BrickerManager, Northern RegionCanadian Cancer SocietyBritish Columbia & Yukon Division