Gear West raises over $250,000 for prostate cancer research

Date Posted: 
2012-06-14

Riding

Congratulations to Willy Konantz and Taylor Scholz on the completion of their Gear West: Our Ride For Men ride to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer research. Willy and Taylor left London, Ontario on May 2 and arrived in West Vancouver on June 9. They were joined by many supporters on the last leg of their journey, including Willy's father Don who inspired their ride.

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The Vancouver Prostate Centre extends our deepest thanks to Willy and Taylor and all their supporters for raising $252,014 for this worthy cause. Their generous donation will support our ongoing research and clinical efforts to improve longevity and quality of life for prostate cancer patients in BC and around the world.  Further information and the updated total funds raised are at the VCHRI website.

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Rock4Prostate fundraiser - Friday Nov 8, 2019

The 2nd annual Rock4Prostate event takes place Friday Nov 8 at the Backstage Lounge Pub on Granville Island.  Tickets available at Eventbrite and at the door ($20 or $10 for students 19+), with proceeds going to Prostate Cancer Canada.  Please visit the Facebook event page for more details

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Movember fundraiser: Nov. 1 - 30, 2019

Movember is an international charity raising funds for men's health initiatives. Movember Canada focuses on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. Please visit moteam.co/the-vancouver-prostate-centre to join or donate to our Centre's Movember fundraising team.

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