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15KellySocietyNamedforKellyNortheywhoinspiredthefoundingofBrainTumourFoundationofCanadatheseleadershipdonorsgenerouslymadeamulti-yearcommitmenttosupportbraintumourpatients.JaneArnottChantalleButlerMarjoryButtrumScottCourticeMeganWinklerRolandoPamDelMaestroRonDawnFulmerTerryKincaidJeaneKingPatriciaKleinMarianneLeeMaryanneMacDonaldWilliamMargaretMacDougallAlykhanMamdaniSusanMarshallHeatherMastromatteiJosephMegyesiDwightMoulinItisempoweringtogivebackandhelpotherswhohavebeendiagnosedwithabraintumour.OuramilyhasbeenapartotheBrainTumourFoundationoCanadaamilyorthepast17years.Ouroldestdaughterwas11whenshewasdiagnosedwithanon-malignantbraintumourrequiringtwosurgeries.Inspiteohavingpermanentendocrinedefcienciesbecauseothetumourshethrivesinallaspectsoherlie.Atthetimethoughthereweremonthsouncertaintyandagapinavailableinormationthatwaseasilyunderstood.TheBrainTumourHandbookbecameawell-thumbedresourceinourhousehold.WiththreeyoungchildrenwealsooundsupportthroughBrainWAVEactivities.ThediagnosisoabraintumourimpactstheentireamilyinsomanydierentwaysandIhavewatchedthevarietyowaystheorganizationworkstorespondtotheseneeds.Overtheyearswehavecontinuedtosupporttheorganizationindierentways.IwaspartotheBoardoDirectorsorseveralyearsandwevegivenfnanciallyasaamilythroughpersonalcontributionsgoltournamentsdinnersandtheSpringSprint.WhenIheardlastyearthatBrainTumourFoundationoCanadawasembarkingonthreenewprojectsIwantedtohelpbygettinginormationouttoothers.Byoeringdierenttypesoopportunitiestosupportamiliesaectedbythediseasedonorsareenabledtochoosetheonethatbestsuitsthem.Ouramilyhostedadinnerbringingtogetherriendsthathavesupportedusandtheorganizationovertheyears.Itwasatthedinnerthatwelearnedaboutthespecialprojectscampaignandhadtheopportunitytoaskquestions.InasmallwayIhopethatbyspreadinginormationabouttheuniquewayspeoplecanpersonallyandfnanciallysupporttheorganizationwewillhelpotherswhohavehadtheirlieimpactedbyabraintumour.HeatherMastromatteiIldertonON