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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Localife Toronto comes alive

Spring is coming, but not fast enough! Localife Toronto recently took the opportunity to take shelter from the stormy weather at the beautiful Allan Gardens.

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YACC values perspective

Kathy said, "As a young adult cancer survivor, alumna of YACC’s programs, intermittent member of YACC’s staff, supporter to newly diagnosed young adults, and part-time Shave for the Brave hair stylist, I feel it is only fair for me to be able to choose one value for each of these five points-of-view."

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Now's your change to guide YACC to the future!

You have the power to influence the next phase of Young Adult Cancer Canada’s (YACC) growth. Please take 5-10 minutes to share your voice and guide our plans to take the next step to empower all young adults dealing with cancer to live and love life.

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YACC values connectedness

At our monthly team meetings, one of our crew members discusses some of our five values: strength, courage, commitment, heart, and spark. This is Brittany's reflection from this month’s meeting.

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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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