Event Calendar

Upcoming Events

Sep
26
Sun
Snip and Sip with Leela Aheer @ Langdon Fire House
Sep 26 all-day

Snip and Sip with Leela!

Our event aims, “To create more moments for Albertans facing cancer,” and in particular, as we head into breast cancer awareness month, Leela wanted to do something meaningful. Leela will be cutting off her hair to raise money to help those enduring treatment.

#strongerthancancer, #iwillfightlikeagirl

Leela will place her hair in many braids, and for a set donation, an individual can cut off a braid. What a fun way and unique way to make a difference for Albertans facing cancer.

Let’s rally together and help raise $100,000 for Alberta Cancer Foundation’s Patient Financial Assistance Program!

Oct
1
Fri
Mustang Breast Cancer Awareness Month @ Cam Clark Ford
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day

Cam Clark Ford will be presenting a Ford Mustang GT fully wrapped in fun pink graphics. Customers and people attending the showroom are able to make donations to the cause in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, will be able to sign the Mustang.

Check out Cam Clark Ford on social media to follow along, or give them a visit in their showroom.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cam_clark_ford/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CamClarkAirdrie

Oct
2
Sat
Terwillegar Trail Run/Walk – 2021
Oct 2 all-day

Together we will make a difference for Albertans facing cancer.

 

Welcome back to the 9th Annual Terwillegar Trail Run and Walk. Our little event that could is back and we want to invite you to run or walk through our beautiful river valley in our family friendly event. With your amazing support our event has raised almost $300,000 for the Alberta Cancer Foundation in support of leading prostate cancer research at Edmonton’s Cross Cancer Institute. 

Event Date: Saturday October 2, 2021

Entry Fee: $50. Children under 16 can accompany parents at no charge

Package pickup Friday October 1, 2021 at Riverbend Hall 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Event group photo 7:45 am Saturday October 2, 2021 outside Riverbend hall prior to walk to trailhead.

Post event breakfast will be provided at hall in accordance with AHS rules and regulations in place on October 2, 2021

Past Events

Mar
19
Tue
Alida and Leah’s Cancer Quest
Mar 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

On March 19th at 12:30pm Alida and Leah are putting on an assembly at Prairie Waters Elementary School. They want to share with students and their community what they have learned, how to take action and make an impact. Alida is shaving her head in an attempt to raise more money for research and Leah is dying her hair bright green! They have actively engaged other kids in the school and formed a cancer club. Through this club they have organized a bake sale at their school on February 28th, & March 1st as well as a Loonie Drive March 11-15th. They even have some teachers who may shave their head and Alida’s Oma has agreed to shave her head as well!

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May
4
Sat
Win4Skin Bowling Night @ Plaza Bowling
May 4 all-day

Together, with your incredible participation and support, we’ve raised more than $370,000 over the past nine years in support of research and cancer patients across the province. We’ve played hockey and golf, bid on auction items, celebrated at our annual banquet, and this year we can’t wait to do it all again.

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Aug
27
Tue
Alberta Cancer Foundation Golf Classic @ Country Hills Golf & Country Club
Aug 27 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Alberta Cancer Foundation Golf Classic @ Country Hills Golf & Country Club

The 3rd Annual Alberta Cancer Foundation Golf Classic will be supporting the Patient Financial Assistance Program, a program that gives financial support to patients and families facing cancer, so that they can focus on what matters most – healing.

Together, on August 27, 2019 at the Country Hills Golf Club, we have the power to change lives, one swing at a time! Join us and become a partner or register a team today.

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Oct
12
Sat
Taylor Bell Memorial Fundraiser @ 4th Spot Kitchen and Bar
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

We are getting organized for our 5th Annual Taylor Bell Memorial Fundraiser which is being held October 12th, 2019. It is hard to believe we have hit the 5 year mark! This event has been so successful thanks to the wonderful donations we have received over the last 4 yrs. We have managed to raise over $60,000 so far to benefit Young Adult Cancer Canada and The Tom Baker Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic. To learn more, please visit our website.

We lost our daughter, Taylor Marie Bell to Acute Myeloid Leukemia on December 23, 2013. She was just 20 yrs. old. Taylor was treated at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre here in Calgary. The doctors and nurses were wonderful and they did their best to help us all through this tragic 8 month ordeal. At a time when most young adults are becoming independent, going away to school, choosing career paths, and maybe considering marriage and a family. Young adults affected by cancer are, instead, coming to terms with chemotherapy, radiation, prospects of infertility, and potentially moving back to live with their parents. This, as you can imagine, can be a very isolating experience during an already traumatic time. In Taylor’s memory, we are committed to helping other families who may be facing a similar situation. We see ourselves as advocates for this wonderful yet vulnerable and sometimes misunderstood group of young people between the ages of 18-39 years.

We were also invited to share our story in the Alberta Cancer Foundation magazine “Leap”, a publication about Alberta’s cancer free movement. https://myleapmagazine.ca/2015/09/01/staying-strong-for-taylor/

 

Mar
21
Sat
Lorne Howes Memorial Clay Shoot @ Silver Willow Sporting Club
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am

The friends and family host a clay shoot every year in memory of Lorne Howes. The event will once again be hosted at the Silver Willow Sporting Club and is organized by Randy Howes. This year, the event will be hosted on March 21st, 2020.

This event will be supporting Provincial Research in Alberta.

May
1
Fri
May 1 – September 27th – Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Charity Challenge @ Your own neighborhood
May 1 @ 12:00 am – Sep 27 @ 12:00 am

The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon has turned VIRTUAL!

Did you know that the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon raises $600,000 to $1,000,000 for up to 90 charities every year? The Alberta Cancer Foundation is one of those charities! You can help us build a better and stronger community by participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge!

All races run right through the heart of your neighbourhood for you to experience the city’s breathtaking views, new finds and western hospitality when you run, walk or wheel in the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K, 5k or 50K . The new virtual component ends September 27th.

When you complete your registration consider a gift, large or small, to make an even bigger difference for Albertans facing cancer at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. Every dollar counts and 100% raised will come back to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, even credit card processing fees.

When you register, there are a number of prizes you can win, along with the ability to raise SCENE points when you fundraise for the Alberta Cancer Foundation. If you aren’t interested in the prizing, you can register for FREE as a virtual fundraiser and participant!

Simply click the link https://raceroster.com/events/2020/23445/scotiabank-calgary-marathon-2020?aff=YRHHY&aff=YRHHY to register and choose the Alberta Cancer Foundation to support upon signing up! Join us to make a real difference for patients facing cancer across the province!