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Our young adults connect with YACC because they know and feel it’s the right path. It’s tough as they come and they open up and often connect with others just like them and their friends sometimes die. But they keep coming back because they also believe in YACC and the power of the community.They call upon their courage and we are there to give them ours. 

YACC held its third Big Cancer Hook-up on February 27, 2016! It was another awesome show, which was made even better by our amazing guests! Julie, Justin, Matt, and Emily shared their stories to a captivated national audience of young adult cancer patients/survivors, supporters, and health professionals.

The 3rd Big Cancer Hook-up will air on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.! These profiles will help you learn a little more about the guests who will join us this year, like Justin!

The 3rd Big Cancer Hook-up will air on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.! These profiles will help you learn a little more about the guests who will join us this year, like Matt!

The 3rd Big Cancer Hook-up will air on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.! These profiles will help you learn a little more about the guests who will join us this year, like Julie!

The 3rd Big Cancer Hook-up will air on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.! These profiles will help you learn a little more about the guests who will join us this year, like Emily!

Shout out to Gina Legrow (middle), Kelly Reid (right) and the kind and generous folks over at VOCM Cares for getting behind the 2016 Big Cancer Hook-up in a big way! Their sponsorship will cover the production costs for the event from the film crew to the AV set up to the webcasting platform so […]

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All Jamie ever wanted was to be a police officer. Since joining the RCMP, she’s been diagnosed with cancer three times. Watch this video to learn what her job looks like today, and where she hopes to go.

Kathy is a member of the YACC team in St. John’s with a focus on public speaking and awareness. She is also a Localife St. John’s leader, professional musician, singer and songwriter, volunteer at her church, and board member for several community organizations. She loves being with her family, being outside in the sun, and eating chocolate chip cookies.