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Archive – 2017

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Heritage Hero: 17-year Chicoutimi volunteer Joanne Tremblay

Joanne Tremblay is one of our Heritage Heroes for her unwavering support and advocacy as a volunteer for nearly two decades in Quebec.

Sept. 27, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Toronto woman tasked with getting LGFB off the ground

Look Good Feel Better wouldn’t be where it is today without Patricia Blakely – the charity’s first-ever National Program Manager.

Sept. 27, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Calgary volunteer facing her own cancer battle

Diagnosed with an incurable form of cancer 15 years ago, Calgary’s Cindy Kelly has been undergoing various chemotherapy treatments ever since.

Sept. 25, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Oshawa volunteer and fundraiser Brenda Visconti

After more than a decade of witnessing the impact of Look Good Feel Better as a dedicated volunteer, Brenda Visconti rallied her Uxbridge community to raise more than $11,000 for the cause this summer.

Sept. 24, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Mississauga doctor on Both Sides of cancer treatment

Dr. Alexandra Ginty had to push outside of her comfort zone to attend Look Good Feel Better at Credit Valley Hospital in June 2010.

Sept. 22, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: One of Look Good Feel Better's first Halifax volunteers

When Dolores Adams’ six-year-old grandson was diagnosed with Leukemia, she turned to her 24 years of experience as a Look Good Feel Better volunteer.

Sept. 22, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Darlene Olsen, Regina volunteer/fundraiser extraordinaire

The 20-year Regina-based LGFB volunteer is the epitome of a Heritage Hero - she not only volunteers her time but has raised more than $200,000 for the cause.

Sept. 20, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: 20-year-old cancer survivor Adriana Lombardo

For Adriana, Look Good Feel Better “hits close to home” having experienced the workshop’s positive impact firsthand during her two-year battle with leukemia.

Sept. 20, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: B.C. hair stylist turned 18-year volunteer

Wendy Murphy has been a dedicated volunteer at British Columbia's Fraser Valley Cancer Centre for the past 18 years. An experienced hair stylist, she knows how devastating hair loss and other appearance-related effects of the disease can be for a woman.

Sept. 19, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Inspiring eight-time cancer survivor Dionne Warner

Eight-time cancer survivor Dionne Warner is the very definition of a Look Good Feel Better Heritage Hero.

Sept. 18, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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