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

Waker, Cole

Waker, Cole

Cole is a happy and talkative five year-old.
White, Troy

White, Troy

Always an easy-going, energetic and full of life man, it did not go unnoticed in 2007 when my husband Troy began experiencing headaches on a daily basis.
Wood, Bruce Raymond

Wood, Bruce Raymond

Bruce was a partner in Digitech Images, an embroidery company in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
Wenger, Harriet

Wenger, Harriet


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