The annual Terry Fox Run fundraiser took place Sunday September 18 at locations across Canada. The VPC team of 61 members raised over $37,000. The Terry Fox Foundation has enabled groundbreaking work in the field of cancer therapeutics, and revolutionized fundraising for such work. The fundraising page is still live for those who wish to donate to our team.
Prostate Cancer Canada's annual "Pants Off" fundraising event will take place Thursday June 2 The Imperial, 319 Main Street, doors at 6:30 PM. It will feature a live performance by eight-piece dance band The Phonix, including sets of funk, soul, R&B, pop and Motown. Further details & link to tickets ($50 each) at http://www.pantsoff.ca/vancouver/
The 2016 Ride to Live fundraisers for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of BC include motorcycle rides in Vancouver (May 29), the Fraser Valley (May 29) and Vancouver Island (June 7), as well as Classic Vehicle Show & Shines (May 29 in Vancouver & the Fraser Valley), a Fraser Valley ATV ride (September 13) and a raffle (draw date: May 29).
The incredible athletic accomplishments of local hero Don Konantz were published on Stand Up to Cancer's blog. Click here to read the inspirational story of his achievements during and after prostate cancer treatement.