GUELPH – On May 31, Hope and the City celebrated 10 years supporting the Canadian Cancer Society.
The anniversary event was held at The Grand Guelph Banquet and Event Centre.
In 2018, this Ladies’ Night Out raised over $30,000 in support of women’s cancer research into breast, ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers funded by the Canadian Cancer Society.
With a spectacular new venue accommodating a larger audience, organizers anticipated raising even more funds to support women’s cancer research with an estimated grand total of $200,000 to date.
“At the Canadian Cancer Society, we know that cancer changes people and that one in two Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. But a cancer diagnosis doesn’t have to define a person,” says Karen Griffiths, senior manager of the Waterloo-Wellington community office.
“Our goal is to improve the cancer experience to help people live longer and enhance their quality of life. We believe that life is bigger than cancer.”
Organizers state CCS is committed to improving the cancer experience by helping people with cancer live their lives more fully and that funds raised through Hope and the City are changing lives for the better.
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
To find out more, visit www.cancer.ca or call 1-888-939-3333 for our toll-free, bilingual cancer information.