Awareness Events

With an Awareness Event you have the opportunity to:

  • Support Brain Tumour Awareness Month
  • Raise awareness about brain tumours and funds for support, education, information and research
  • Pay tribute to the courage of a loved one affected by a brain tumour
  • Have fun and meet others in your community

Looking to host a Community Events to raise funds for research and programs? Head over to the Community Events section.

Check out our general awareness displays! You can order one or several of these small, lightweight displays to put up in your community and help raise awareness of brain tumours and Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.

For suggestions, ideas or to get started today contact:

Eileen Quigg
Community Engagement and Events Associate
equigg@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755, ext. 224

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Make every brain tumour count

Stephanie, a 38-year-old mother of twins has been diagnosed with an extremely rare and inoperable brain tumour - a rosette-forming glioneuronal tumour, a type of tumour that little is known about and cannot be removed due to its location in her brain. This reality does not stop Stephanie from her tireless efforts to reduce the stigma of having a brain tumour. Learn why Stephanie is urging all Canadians to make every brain tumour count.

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Piper's Story: a dream more precious than Olympic gold

Hi, I am Piper Gilles. You may know me as a world-famous ice dancer. I competed in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. I am a 7...

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Doug's Adventure

I am Doug, I have brain cancer; I am told it is terminal, but the “good” kind of terminal. I can assure you that receiving that news...

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Upcoming Events

  • 19/Aug/2019: Virtual Support Group for Caregivers (Eastern Canada): Virtual Support Group for Caregivers (Eastern Canada)... Learn more >
  • 20/Aug/2019: Groupe de soutien virtuel: Un groupe de soutien virtuel pour personnes touchées par une tumeur... Learn more >
  • 21/Aug/2019: Niagara Region Support Group: Meets at Wellspring Niagara, 3250 Schmon Parkway, Thorold, ON, L2V 4Y6... Learn more >
  • 26/Aug/2019: Greater Sudbury Support Group: Meets at The Parkside Centre, 140 Durham Street, Sudbury, Ontario... Learn more >
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