How we can help

There are many ways to take part in the YACC community. Connect through our private Facebook group; meet other young adults affected by cancer through our digital, local, and national programs; and read posts and profiles from other young adults who know what it’s like to face cancer in your late teens, 20s, and 30s.

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Reach out today to connect with YACC, finding support, and join our amazing community.

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Private Facebook Groups

We have multiple private facebook groups to connect you with other survivors, 24/7.

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Our Community

Connect with other young adults dealing with cancer through their profiles and stories.

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Our Programs

Our Programs range from simple meet-ups to mountain climbing, and much more!

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Survivor Conference (May 16-20, 2019)

The Survivor Conference is the biggest annual reunion of YACC community members in Canada. Join us for empowering peer support.

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Retreat Yourself

Retreat Yourself unites YACC community members and provides an opportunity to talk and share stories with people who get it.

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Private Facebook Groups

Our private Facebook group is a very supportive space where you can ask questions or simply share what you are going through.

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Localife

YACC’s got your back! Join the Localife program in your city today! Meet great people who get it and have fun.

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Retreat Yourself Adventure

YACC meets adventure with the Retreat Yourself Adventure! Join cancer survivors and supporters as they push their limits in Newfoundland.

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Big Cancer Hook-up

Connect and reconnect at the Big Cancer Hook-up! Join YACC community members, survivors, and supporters at this year’s national event.

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Survivor Profile
Stacy Sherlock

Stacy Sherlock, BC

Bladder cancer
Age at diagnosis: 22

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Survivor Profile
Andrea Whittle

Andrea Whittle, MB

Breast cancer
Age at diagnosis: 30

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Community Story
After the Hook-up: Part 3

After the Hook-up: Part 3

Big Cancer Hook-up guest Paul Brace chats with Geoff about the right time to celebrate after cancer.

#Big Cancer Hook-up  #Paul Brace  #After The Hook-up  

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Surivor Conference 2019: The schedule

Here is a rough agenda for the weekend. We will try to stick to this as much as we can, but sometimes we go a little off track. We appreciate your flexibility throughout the weekend.

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Brain fog and board games

It’s always an adventure to remember whose turn it is when your treatment rolled the dice on brain fog. The best part of Localife is facing those challenges with people who just "get it."

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Localife St. John's was "game" for a fun night!

Our group was small but mighty as five of us Localifers brought our "a-game" to play games, indulge in snacks, and to celebrate Kelly's last event with us as a leader.

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Survivor Conference 2019: Workshop selection

We are ready to announce the workshops being offered at this year’s Survivor Conference!

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Survivor Conference 2019: The Climb is coming to Niagara!

I know many of you have been wondering if we will be hosting a Climb at this year’s Survivor Conference, and I am so happy to say we are!

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Survivor Conference Expansion Pack

The Expansion Pack is made of a group of Survivor Conference participants who engage their networks to raise money and help YACC help more young adults affected by cancer!

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The Climb

Join us for YACC's annual Climb on September 22, 2019!

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Third Party Events

Fundraising through private, third party events is a great way to support YACC! Do you have an event you’d like to host? Reach out!

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Shave for the Brave

Shave for the Brave is YACC’s largest annual fundraiser. Host a shave or donate to school and community shavers to help support young adults dealing with cancer.

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