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

Taylor, Christopher George

Taylor, Christopher George

An avid cyclist and downhill skier, my husband Chris delighted in hoping on his bicycle and cycling hundreds of kilometers each season.
Thomas, Deidre

Thomas, Deidre

Peterborough, ON
Tobin

Tobin

Tobin, now seven, has endured four operations, 20 cycles of chemotherapy, 33 radiation treatments, and 19 MRIs.
Tucker, Bob

Tucker, Bob

Hat donated by Bob Tucker Orillia, Ontario.
Tucker, Tom

Tucker, Tom

In January 2004, Tom Tucker, a successful private equity banker, was diagnosed with brain cancer while living in Australia.
Thomas, Peter

Thomas, Peter


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