Banana Boat® Canada is proud to be the exclusive sunscreen partner of the Canadian Cancer Society in support of The National Sun Awareness and Safety Campaign. The sun safety campaign educates Canadians through comprehensive education campaigns, including Sun Awareness Week and also supports local Relay For Life events. Banana Boat® also supports an in-school sun awareness education program in Ontario to help kids understand sun safety. $1 from the sale of select Banana Boat® sunscreen with up to $100,000 will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society to help fund these important sun safety education initiatives. The Canadian Cancer Society supports the use of broad spectrum sunscreens along with shade, clothing and hats, but does not endorse specific products.
About the Banana Boat® Brand
The Banana Boat® brand offers a wide range of products that provide today's busy family with safe sun protection, so the fun can go on. The advanced technology in Banana Boat® sunscreen products provides Broad Spectrum UVA and UVB protection while offering innovative solutions to meet the needs of all sun care consumers in Canada. For more protection tips, or to learn more about Banana Boat® products, visit www.bananaboat.ca.
I was in total shock when I heard the diagnosis of cancer. Cancer to me was an adult’s disease. Being a 13-year-old teenager, it certainly wasn’t even on my radar.
Making progress in the cancer fight
The 5-year cancer survival rate has increased from 25% in the 1940s to 60% today.