2016 Impact Report - Hope in Action

In 2017 the annual Impact Report was presented in a new publication 'Hope in Action' where we highlighted some successes from 2016 and, where possible, gave up to date information from 2017.

Read the entire publication here or see highlights from 2016 below.

Because of you in 2016:

Thank you for WalkingThank you for Walking!

  • 6,648 participants walked in 21 Brain Tumour Walk events, raising over $1.6 million, 57% of Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada's total fundraised income
  • Over 50 businesses sponsored a Brain Tumour Walk in their community.

Thank you for Hosting

  • 65 passionate organizers hosted Community Events across the country, helping raise awareness and $490,000.

Thank you for VolunteeringThank you for Volunteering!

  • Over 700 volunteers supported activities to help over 55,000 Canadians living with a brain tumour.

Thank you for being Social

  • 21,346 fans on social media increased awareness about brain tumours
  • 18,141 views of educational videos on our YouTube channel
  • 1,250,744 website page views.

Thank you for Fostering Hope

Thank you for Raising AwarenessThank you for raising awareness!

  • Brain Tumour Awareness Month (BTAM) aligned with the USA for the first time, so together we can shout with a louder voice
  • Canadians helped #TurnMayGrey with 8 notable Canadian landmarks lit up for BTAM.

Thank you for RememberingThank you for Remembering!

  • Acknowledging their strength and courage, $251,462 was given in tribute of our loved ones.

Thank you for giving to support those affected by a brain tumour

A summary of financials can be found below, a more detailed report can be found here.

Where did funds come from? Where were funds invested?

We cannot say it enough: Thank you!

Together we will #EndBrainTumours!

 

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