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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YACCtivist

YACCtivists build the awareness and capacity of YACC so that the organization is able to reach more young adults with cancer, serve them with more programming opportunities, and change the future for young adults with cancer.

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Retreat Yourself (Mar. 2020)

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

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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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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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Survivor Conference

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

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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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Community Story
5 ways YACC has your back

5 ways YACC has your back

Being in this YACC community has meant showing up for myself, sharing life with others, and creating a thriving community. Why would you not want to be a part of that?

#Gabrielle Fecteau  #YACCtivist blog  

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Community Story
Overcoming my cancer-related depression

Overcoming my cancer-related depression

YACCtivist Andrea remembers what life was like before depression set in after her cancer diagnosis. Learn how she confronted it.

#Survivor Conference  #YACCtivist  #Andrea Whittle  #YACCtivist blog  #Depression  

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I was wildly unprepared for parenting with a cancer diagnosis

By my first chemo, I was completely winging it. And I’m not alone.

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Localife Edmonton celebrates Christmas at Crankpots

Localife Edmonton celebrated the season with ceramics!

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Lights On Fund donates $500

Thank you to the Lights On Fund for its generous gift of $500 to help with YACC's administrative costs.

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Localife Vancouver "Glows" for the holidays! 

Localife Vancouver returned to Glow for the third year in a row, and there's a reason why.

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Localife St. John’s has “Merry & Bright” time at MUN Botanical Gardens! 

In the middle of December, on a very cold and dark day, 20 survivors and supporters met to celebrate the holidays together under a cascade of bright lights in the freshly fallen snow.

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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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