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Finding Confidence With Each Challenge

When Kim Angell was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 34, it was a total shock.

While lying in bed one night, Kim had a thought out of nowhere to do a self-exam. “I had just seen my doctor eight months before and the breast exam was clear,” she remembers, “I never though in a million years that I would find anything.”

Aug. 2, 2018 | by Suzanne Aranda

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Daughter turns birthday wishes into gift for women with cancer

Gail Weiler attended a Look Good Feel Better workshop when she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2005.

Ten years later her daughter, Andrea, took to Twitter to give back to the program that helped her mother during the difficult time for their family.

June 21, 2018 | by Allie Wiebe

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Grit & Grace: ‘Just one more rep’ in support of women with cancer

Laura Garofalo was an integral part of her Thornhill gym - even during chemotherapy treatments. That's why her friends and family have organized an annual fitness fundraiser in her honour.

Jan. 25, 2018 | by Larissa Cahute

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Help your local Shoppers Drug Mart be a top fundraiser for LGFB

$5 from every $10 Holiday Beauty Gala ticket sold at Shoppers Drug Marts in the Prairie and Atlantic regiosn will go towards Look Good Feel Better, helping women with cancer feel like themselves again.

Nov. 3, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Heroes: Fundraisers at Shoppers Drug Mart Selkirk, Manitoba

This Shoppers Drug Mart store was Manitoba’s top fundraiser in 2016, bringing in more than $6,000.

Sept. 29, 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: 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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“We all have to chip in:” Montreal volunteer takes on fundraising so more women can access LGFB

After four years of volunteering for LGFB, Rachel wanted to do more to support the cause, so she decided to take on fundraising.

Aug. 11, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Just for Styles: After tragedy, family and friends help women with cancer

When Toronto’s Tara Cochrane lost her best friend to a rare and aggressive form of cancer at the age of 35, she knew she wanted to do something in her honour.

July 31, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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25 MORE: A birthday party with a cause

Burlington’s Tim Battaglia decided to get a little creative with his 41st birthday party. When one of his relatives couldn’t attend because of her battle with cancer, he decided to get a little philanthropic with it as well.

May 5, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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