Campaign for A Smoke-Free Alberta
As a member of this coalition, the Society advocates for the provincial government to implement healthy public policies that will reduce tobacco use in Alberta.
The Society supports CancerBridges’ Partners In Survivorship, a face-to-face peer support program that connects people in rural Alberta with a cancer survivor who understands what they’re going through.
The Society provides funding for Hospice Calgary’s Living with Cancer, a weekly program where palliative cancer patients gather together to focus on maximizing quality of life and living each day to the fullest.
Indoor Tanning is Out
The Indoor Tanning is Out coalition is advocating for strong legislation that will protect Albertans under the age of 18 from the risks of artificial tanning. The coalition consists of a broad range of health experts from organizations including the Canadian Dermatology Association, Canadian Cancer Society, Alberta Society of Dermatologists, and the Alberta Public Health Association, among others.
Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta
The Society supports Kids Cancer Care‘s Alberta’s Camp Kindle. Located in the Foothills just outside Water Valley, Camp Kindle hosts free programs for Alberta families affected by childhood cancer.
Medicine Hat Regional Hospice Palliative Care Society
The Canadian Cancer Society provides funding to support end-of-life care in Medicine Hat and the surrounding area.
Ronald McDonald House
By supporting Ronald McDonald House in Northern, Central and Southern Alberta, the Society helps cover travel and accommodation expenses for families who have a child with cancer.
Young Adult Cancer Canada
The Society supports Young Adult Cancer Canada’s Localife and Retreat Yourself programs in Calgary. Localife is an activity-based support group where young adult cancer survivors enjoy fun activities and connect with their peers. Retreat Yourself provides a getaway for young adults living with cancer, so they can meet and connect with people who understand what they’re going through.