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National Impact Awards

The Canadian Cancer Society’s volunteer Impact Awards are the highest honour that an individual or a group of volunteers can receive. The volunteer Impact Awards recognize the remarkable generosity and commitment of our amazing collective of volunteers that go above and beyond to advance our mission.

From coast-to-coast, we are recognizing over 100 volunteers, participants and partners who are making a difference in the face of cancer in 2019 through Our Impact Awards.

We want to express our sincere congratulations to the winners of this year’s Impact Awards. We are deeply grateful for their support, time and energy in improving the cancer experience for the 1 in 2 Canadians who are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Together, we are a force-for-life in the face of cancer. We respect the privacy preferences of our recipients and not all award recipients are listed here.

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  • 2019 National Awards

    Outstanding Youth Leadership
    Brysen Howe - Prairies

    Lifetime Achievement
    Darcy Hulston - Prairies

    Leadership in Public Policy
    Murray Gibson - Prairies

    Leadership In Community Engagement
    Grand Lodge of Manitoba Ancient and Accepted Masons - Prairies

    Inspirational Leadership
    Jennifer Traub - BCY

    Spring Yard Clean up for Cancer - Ontario

    Distinction in Mission Impact
    Dorey Fox - Prairies

    Corporate Champion
    The Baranyk Family, Pratts Wholesale Food Service - Prairies

    Community Team Spirit Nose Creek Kodiaks - Prairies

    Medal of Courage
    Cheryl Golosky - Prairies
    Yaslyma Ramsankar - Ontario

  • Local volunteer awards
    Della (Rowledge) Murphy Memorial Award

    Recognizes an individual who has significantly helped to further the mission of the Society, and has given long-term service.

    Outstanding Achievement in Fundraising Award

    Recognizes individuals or groups who involve their members, or the community to raise the funds for the Society.

    Eileen Fulford Memorial Award

    Recognizes individuals or groups who have shown exemplary contribution to the mission of the Society.

    Outstanding Donor Award

    Recognizes businesses or individuals who have provided financial or in-kind contributions to support the mission, and priorities of the Society.

    Outstanding Service Award

    Recognizes volunteers who have contributed significantly to the work of the Society.

    Relay for Life Spirit Award

    Recognizes a Relay For Life team who has shown an exemplary contribution to fundraising, and health promotion in their communities.

    Leaders of Tomorrow Award

    Recognizes volunteers under 30 years of age who has served as leaders and role models to young people in their communities through their volunteer work.

    Community Champion Award

    Recognizes the non-Canadian Cancer Society community, and organizations/corporations for special, specific and topical contributions to the Society.

    Excellence in Medicine and Health Award

    Recognizes an individual or organization which has assisted the Society to advance its mission of reducing the burden of cancer on Prince Edward Island.



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