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

Neal, David

Neal, David

David Neal is now a 6-year survivor of a GBM.
Nichol, Linda

Nichol, Linda

This hat represents 2 people 25 years ago.
Nicoll, Glen Marshall

Nicoll, Glen Marshall

August 16, 1955 - June 29, 2009
Northey, Kelly Marie

Northey, Kelly Marie

May 24, 1973 - January 30, 1981

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