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Can you afford to have breast cancer?
For too many Canadians, the answer is no.

THE TRUTH about breast cancer is the financial burden can be just as devastating as the physical and emotional impact.

That's why we provide financial assistance to patients who are living in poverty while in treatment.


We bridge the gap between the financial reality faced by breast cancer patients and the limited financial assistance available.

The funds we raise, directly support breast cancer patients.

We encourage you to Donate Today – every donation has a significant impact on a very vulnerable community.

"We are all hoping for a world where breast cancer doesn't exist, but right now, we help breast cancer patients with the short-term financial support they need so they can focus on getting well. ~ Donna Sheehan  Founder, breast cancer survivor

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Women Share Their Stories

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, it touches everyone in her life. 

 

Read about women's experience with breast cancer.

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A new program that provides nutritious prepared meals to breast cancer patients.

NEW!

The Meal Support Program is a new program developed to provide healthy, nutritious meals to low-income breast cancer patients who are struggling with a critical economic burden because of their breast cancer diagnosis.  

The program provides free healthy, nutritious meals during the time they are in treatment.

The Program supports patients who live in the community where they are being treated and for patients who have to travel from out-of-town for treatment.

We provide financial assistance to daughters, wives, sisters, friends and colleagues, working women, young mothers, single mothers, students, single women, the self-employed.

 

 Many patients are living on social assistance and are living without the benefit of extended family or support networks.

 

The patients we support are in many different stages of breast cancer including Stage IV metastatic breast cancer.

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Who We Help

Almost half of the women we 

support are under 50 years of age

and forty percent are single mothers.

Dragons Abreast Celebrates 25 years of Paddling!!

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Trent-Severn Waterway Adventure

Dragons Abreast, Toronto’s first breast cancer survivor dragon boat team, combines a love of paddling with the goal of giving back to our community.
 
For their 20th anniversary in 2017, they paddled 100 km of the Rideau Canal and raised $20,000 for a local cancer charity, thanks to donors like you!
 
For their 25th anniversary, they want to paddle further and raise more.  They're going to paddle 125 km of the Trent-Severn Waterway from June 16 to June 21, and this time, they want to raise $25,000.
 
All of the funds raised will be donated to the Breast Cancer Support Fund!!