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September is CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS month. Follow, share and re-Tweet to help spread awareness #bigbookofcare

The Big Book of Care is a Canada-wide partnership of organizations that work to eliminate childhood cancer and support the families and children who are affected by it. Every child battling cancer has a story, and we are here to share those stories.

#ihope4 coming Sept 1st – Help create a movement of HOPE for #childhoodcancer awareness #goldonthehill #morethan3

         

Hello Gold on the Hill friends,

We are looking forward to a great Gold on the Hill event on the 17th of September and we have been busy planning for a productive and exciting childhood cancer awareness month!

To kick of CCAM, we will be launching our #ihope4 campaign with Ottawa’s own Rock the Arts Puppets. On September 1st, stay tuned for an unforgettable gold video release, with some very special guest stars, and learn how you can take park in this campaign that we hope will take social media by storm!

We do need your help to raise childhood cancer awareness. On September 1st, please look out for our #ihope4 video release @goldonthehill on Twitter and www.facebook.com/gogoldcanada and follow the instructions in the video to share your own hopes for children with cancer. Get ready to add your voice to this important cause on social media!

Thanks,

Jenny – on behalf of the Gold on the Hill team

The League of Super Heroes and Rock the Arts Puppets will be joining childhood cancer heroes on the Parliament Hill on Saturday, September 17th! #GoldontheHill

The League of Super Heroes and Rock the Arts Puppets will be joining childhood cancer heroes on the Parliament Hill on Saturday, September 17th!

Dust off your superhero costume or your favorite gold outfit and join us at #GoldontheHill

September 1 -Toronto Stock Exchange opening bell will rung in honour of Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Watch the event live!

@bigbookofcare;  @GOGLD4KIDS

Watch Live!  Live YouTube stream starts at 9:00 am EDT; tune in 9:27 am EDT for opening:  https://youtu.be/DplKq-IQRGQ

 

Watch the event from last year.

Terry Fox is the First Recipient of the Order of the Oak

Terry Fox is the first person to be honoured with the Ac2orn Order of the Oak award recognizing excellence in childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer research and advocacy in Canada.

Advocacy for Canadian Childhood Oncology Research Network, Ac2orn, announced today that Terry Fox will receive the first Order of the Oak award recognizing excellence in childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer research and advocacy in Canada. The Order of the Oak is an award that will be given out yearly during the month of September in recognition of childhood cancer awareness month.

At Ac2orn, we believe that childhood cancer can lead to better treatment for all Canadians,” said Patrick Sullivan, a co-founder of Ac2orn. “We wanted the award to recognize someone who through advocacy or research exemplifies leadership and has made a significant contribution to advancing Canadian cancer research. When it comes to leadership and contribution we could think of no one more deserving of the inaugural Order of the Oak than Terry Fox.”

To read the entire release, click on Order of the Oak 2015.

To learn more about Ac2orn go to www.cureseforourkids.com