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Strides for Melanoma 2019

Please join us on Sunday, September 22, for our 8th annual Strides for Melanoma walk for awareness.

This 5K walk is the largest annual fundraising initiative in support of our mission: to support individuals whose lives have been changed by melanoma through prevention efforts, sun safety awareness, patient advocacy and research. Each year across Canada, hundreds of people gather in one of 18 cities to walk together in the fight against melanoma – one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in Canada amongst young adults aged 15-29.[1]
Through generous donations, Strides has raised over $1.5 million and continues to grow to support awareness, education and patient support. Together, we can make a difference and reduce our risk of melanoma by practicing sun-safe behaviours and following a healthy lifestyle.

We need your help to reach our fundraising goal this year of $370,000. Make Strides for Melanoma and join our family-friendly nationwide event. Witness how communities come together to support one another, all while raising much-needed funds and awareness to save lives.

I hope to see you there!
Alexa Cain

Executive Director

[1]Canadian Cancer Society’s Advisory. Committee on Cancer Statistics.
Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017. Toronto: Canadian Cancer Society; 2017 [cited 2019 May 17]. Available from:


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