Hats Tribute

At first glance, an assortment of bike helmets, toques, baseball caps and panama hats seems to have little significance. The collection that is the Hats Tribute however, is anything but ordinary.

Each hat represents the many faces of brain tumours. Each one belongs to a diagnosed patient who has taken the courageous, often life-changing, journey with the disease. Included with many of the hats is a photo of the inspirational person who has been affected, along with a story which shares their personal triumphs and challenges.

By clicking on the photos below, you can view the hats and read inspiring stories of courage. 'Thank You' to everyone who has helped with this display.

(If you have contributed a hat and/or story to the Hats Tribute, we welcome updates of all kinds. You can change the story, add new photos etc.)

You can also view videos of the Hats Tribute.

 

To contribute a hat or update a story, please contact:

Amy Mathias
Online Community Engagement Associate
amathias@braintumour.ca

Listman, Dustin

Listman, Dustin

In memory of Dustin Listman, age 7. Dustin...our soccer star forever!
Lovell, Erin

Lovell, Erin

Seven-year Brain Tumour Survivor
Luisser, Sandra

Luisser, Sandra

This hat is a souvenir from my honeymoon in 1974. It became useful again when my sister had a bridal shower for my daughter in 2005. Theme was to decorate a hat. We had a lot of fun with this.
Livingstone, Roxanne

Livingstone, Roxanne

Lees, Ian

Lees, Ian

Laberge, Sarah

Laberge, Sarah


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