Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Month 2011

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

April is Daffodil Month for the Canadian Cancer Society that will be hosting events and a fundraising campaign in support of cancer research in BC.

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Every three minutes another Canadian is faced with fighting cancer. This April, as part of our annual Daffodil Month, the Canadian Cancer Society is asking you to join the fight against cancer by giving generously when you see one of our volunteers in your community selling daffodils or canvassing at your door. Donations collected in April will be used to support people living with cancer, fund research to outsmart cancer and prevent cancer before it starts.

Aside from donating online you can also pick up a daffodil pin at a location near you that can be found on this map. Volunteers are also needed to man these posts.

Social Media
Connect with the Canadian Cancer Society on Twitter or Facebook. You can also add a daffodil Twibbon to your Twitter or Facebook avatar.

Daffodil Day
April 27th is Daffodil Day and the Canadian Cancer Society is encouraging Vancouverites to wear a daffodil pin during the month of April, and in particular on Daffodil Day, to show people affected by cancer they are not alone. There will be an event from 11:30am until 1:30pm at the Vancouver Art Gallery with photobooths, music, and special guests.

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  1. NedaSunday, April 10th, 2011 — 8:48am PDT

    I am a Ph.D. student at UBC and I would like to contribute in raising money by offering the daffodil pins to my department. I am wondering how I can daffodil pins.
    Thank you,
    Neda

  2. AshleyThursday, April 14th, 2011 — 10:42am PDT

    Hi Neda,

    Thanks for your interest in supporting Daffodil Month. Please contact Jocelyn Kwok at 604 215 5203 or jkwok@bc.cancer.ca and she will arrange to get pins to you!

    Ashley

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