Annonce de l’édition 2017 de la collecte de fonds Dress for the Cause Top Fundraiser

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Westside Secondary School, est le meilleur collecteur de fonds pour la troisième année consécutive !

Westside Secondary School, est le meilleur collecteur de fonds pour la troisième année consécutive !

La Société canadienne du cancer du sein (SCSB) est heureuse d’annoncer que l’école secondaire Westside, à Orangeville, en Ontario, est le meilleur collecteur de fonds pour l’édition 2017 de l’événement Dress for the Cause.

La campagne Dress for the Cause, qui soutient le mois de sensibilisation au cancer du sein, a permis de collecter plus de 8,8 millions de dollars pour la recherche canadienne sur le cancer du sein. Partout au Canada, des entreprises, des écoles et des organisations participent à Dress for the Cause en organisant des événements locaux et individuels de collecte de fonds.

La communauté de l’école secondaire Westside a personnellement fait l’expérience de l’impact du cancer du sein et, depuis 2004, les élèves et le corps enseignant se mobilisent pour soutenir la cause en organisant la “Journée rose”. Cette journée commence par un petit-déjeuner de crêpes et se termine par une assemblée animée au cours de laquelle les enseignants et les élèves s’affrontent dans diverses compétitions – tir à la corde, lancer de bouteilles, etc. Plusieurs élèves et membres du personnel se rasent la tête et font don de leurs cheveux pour fabriquer des perruques pour les patients atteints de cancer.

L’école secondaire Westside a recueilli 20 410 $ lors de la Journée rose de cette année, et est la meilleure collecte de fonds Dress for the Cause au Canada pour la troisième année consécutive ! Cela porte le total cumulé des dons de l’école à plus de 135 000 dollars !

En l’honneur de l’accomplissement de Westside, la Société canadienne du cancer du sein fera un don de 5 000 $ au nom de l’école au Headwaters Health Care Centre – un centre local de traitement du cancer.

“Le dévouement des élèves, du corps enseignant et de l’administration de l’école secondaire Westside pour aider à trouver un remède au cancer du sein est une véritable source d’inspiration. Westside ne se contente pas d’organiser une incroyable collecte de fonds pour la Journée rose, elle fait également appel au soutien de l’ensemble de sa communauté. Nous sommes reconnaissants à tous ceux qui ont donné de leur temps et de leur argent à Westside. Nous vous remercions pour votre esprit et votre soutien continu à notre mission de lutte contre le cancer du sein”, a déclaré Kimberly Carson, PDG du BCSC.

“C’est un moment incroyable, une occasion exceptionnelle”, a déclaré Christine Kirkland, enseignante à la Westside Secondary School et coordinatrice de longue date de l’événement annuel. “Pouvoir être assise ici et dire que nous avons réussi à collecter plus de 20 000 dollars est tout simplement surréaliste. C’est complètement bouleversant”.

Grâce au soutien généreux de donateurs tels que Westside, le BCSC continue de financer la recherche axée sur les patients, en encourageant la collaboration entre les médecins et les chercheurs qui s’engagent à améliorer le diagnostic et le traitement des patientes atteintes d’un cancer du sein. Seule la recherche permettra de trouver un remède.

Pour en savoir plus sur Dress for the Cause, veuillez consulter le site www.DressfortheCause.ca.

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There are many ways to fundraise – whether you want to create a competition or tournament, fundraise with your team, challenge your colleagues, host a pink party, have a bake sale or cook-off, the idea is to raise more for breast cancer research.

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Thinking about becoming a corporate partner of Breast Cancer Canada? Amazing. work with all types of organizations. We’ll help you deliver results which are measurable. National or local.

A partnership with Breast Cancer Canada is a win-win. It improves employee engagement, boosts morale, fosters a tighter culture. It raises your organization’s profile and demonstrates your support for breast cancer research. To customers. To employees. To suppliers. Most of all – it makes a positive impact for those affected directly by breast cancer.

We’ll raise money for life-saving breast cancer research, together.

Let’s talk about building your program!

Contact Dawn Hamilton today to get started.
Email: hello@breastcancerprogress.ca
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Leave a legacy. Plan for a future gift.

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This is often called a bequest. It’s the simplest way to make a legacy gift. A gift in your will has no effect on your current income and your estate receives a charitable donation tax receipt. Here’s a sample of simple bequest wording : “To pay the sum of $_________ OR _______% of the residue of my estate to Breast Cancer Canada.”


DONATING A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY

Life insurance is a way to provide financial security for your family. If the needs of your family are already taken care of, a life insurance policy is a smart way to donate to charity including tax savings for your estate. Speak to your financial advisors for your personalized advice and learn how a gift of life insurance can work for you. Here’s the top-line on ways of leaving gifts of life insurance:


Bequeath your policy to Breast Cancer Canada for the future:

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Transfer ownership of a paid-up policy to Breast Cancer Canada now:

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Transfer ownership of a policy on which premiums are still owing to BCC now:

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Register a significant difference in the lives of those affected by breast cancer. Donate the proceeds of a registered account: Tax-free savings account (TFSA); Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP); Registered retirement income fund (RRIF). It’s a smart way to make a major contribution. Without reducing your current assets. Without subjecting the funds to probate fees. While reducing taxes on your estate through a donation receipt.

Making a gift like this is easy. Designate Breast Cancer Canada as the beneficiary of your registered account.  You benefit from the full use of your account(s) during your lifetime. We receive any remaining funds after your passing.

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Donating securities is becoming more popular, and supports Breast Cancer Canada just like cash donations. Gifts of publicly traded securities (stocks, bonds, mutual funds) are an easy, tax-effective way to make a contribution towards life-saving research that helps with early detection, better treatments, and ultimately  Securities can be of any size and given immediately, or you can bequeath them to Breast Cancer Canada in your will. Just like a cash donation, you’ll get a donation tax credit for your gift of securities.

Today, most securities are held electronically and are easily transferred from your brokerage account to our BCC brokerage account. Your Financial Advisor can make all the arrangements.

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When you make a monthly contribution to Breast Cancer Canada, you provide stable funding for year-round campaigning and allow us to continue to support research projects across Canada.

 

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We ensure our volunteers have the best possible experience and apply the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement.

You can help us end breast cancer by:

  • Volunteering with one of our fundraising campaigns. Or a BCC signature event
  • Helping with local community events where you live
  • Joining our PROgress research at a local hub
  • Assisting us with virtual office tasks

Learn more about our volunteer driven Regional Hubs.

Regional Hubs are an integral part of Breast Canada Canada. We connect communities and those committed to our mission to make the goal local. Together, we can save lives through advancing breast cancer research, coast to coast.

Connect to learn more about what is happening in your area: volunteer@breastcancerprogress.ca