Winter 2014

Family Fun Day

OPACC invites families of children affected by childhood cancer to come on out and spend a morning of free family fun on Saturday, March 1st at C.J. Skateboard Park in Etobicoke. Space is limited, so please register now! Please see more information on our website here.
OPACC has started a new community-based parent support group in Hamilton! Click here for meeting dates and more information.
Kaps4Kids is a fun, easy way that you can host an event at your school, workplace, organization, or group and come together to raise awareness and funds in support of OPACC and the children and families that we support. Please see more information on our website here.

Thank You!

Thank you to the Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation for their continued support of our Parent Liaison service at the Hospital for Sick Children!
Thanks to Sunny Hayer and the Mississauga Seniors Club Canada Inc. for organizing a fundaiser and raising over $1,600 for OPACC!
Thanks to Susanne Reis and Carla Dias for their kind donation of toys for our Parent Liaisons to distribute at Sick Kids!
Thanks to Elizabeth Gartner (parent) and Sarah Saif from Lia Sophia Jewellery for organizing a jewellery party fundraiser and donating the over $400 in proceeds to OPACC!
Thank you to all those who directed their United Way campaign contributions to OPACC - thanks to you we received $300 in donations!
As always, thanks to Starbucks for continuing to donate beverages and treats for our Sick Kids drop-ins as well as to some of our community-based parent support groups!

Other OPACC news

  • The final tally is in and you helped us raise a whopping $34,956.51 at our 2013 Toronto Inside Ride and other Inside Rides held on our behalf - thank you!! You can now view the Rogers TV Mississauga “Access Peel” segment on the 2013 Toronto Inside Ride event here!
  • Each of us is our own best expert at how we've navigated our childhood cancer journey. If you have any helpful resources, suggestions, tips, or feedback from your own experience that you'd like to share with others, please feel free to post them on our Facebook page here: (Important: Before following any health-related tips or techniques, please be sure to discuss them first with your healthcare team, as what worked for one family may not be right for another)
  • Be sure to check our website's main page for current updates on monthly support group meeting dates!
  • We are always looking for feedback on how OPACC's programs, services, and resources have helped you, or suggestions for improvement! Please send any feedback to us at:
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