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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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Community raises $20,000 to bring Look Good Feel Better to Timmins

After her daughter survived a cancer diagnosis at 19-years-old, Lynn Fecteau wanted to support other families in a similar situation – so she helped bring Look Good Feel Better to her Timmins community.

Nov. 30, 2017 | 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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Toronto comedian shares ongoing breast cancer battle to inspire others

Toronto’s Sandra Carusi has come a long way since her triple negative breast cancer diagnosis in April 2014.

Sept. 14, 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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I ran a half marathon to raise funds for the cancer I was diagnosed with

A little over three years ago I ran a half marathon to raise funds for blood cancer. It was a particularly special event for me as the afternoon before my departure I was given the coordinates of my bone marrow donor.

June 19, 2017 | by Ashlinn Sarah Jane

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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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'Above and beyond:' Darlene Olsen, volunteer/fundraiser extraordinaire

When Darlene Olsen organized her first fundraiser for LGFB, she put down $10,000 of her own money to secure a venue – she admits, it was a bit daunting. But she's since organized countless events for the charity, raising more than $200,000 over the past decade.

April 11, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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