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2020 Peggy Truscott Award winners

Incredible Champions for the Cause – Our 2020 Peggy Truscott Award of Hope Winners

For 17 years, Ovarian Cancer Canada has recognized one stellar and inspiring recipient each year – and it’s always a tough choice to honour just one! In 2020 we embraced change, and expanded the award to recognize not one, but 5, individuals or groups from regions across Canada.

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CEO Blog: Peggy Truscott & the Courage to Ask

“Who knows? Maybe we’ll raise a little bit of money, too,” she said with a humble shrug of her shoulders. Today, I still think of those words spoken to me by Peggy Truscott back in 2002 and I get goosebumps. The good kind.

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2020 Walk Participants

Apart but Fiercely United: Recapping the 2020 Walk

On Sunday, September 13, 2020, participants across Canada walked to help save women’s lives at the 2020 Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope: The Virtual Edition. Participants tweeted, went live on Instagram, shared teal pictures, and tuned in for the Facebook live events.

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Stories from our community

Featured Story:  Donna You are stronger than you think you are.

Margaret

Being an ovarian cancer thriver was going to be my reality.

MARGARET'S STORY
Trista

At that age I was thinking of having children.

TRISTA'S STORY
Sharon

To find new treatments, we need the clinical trials out there.

SHARON'S STORY
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Aug 17 - Sep 25

Virtual

August 17th to September 25th Over the past 8 years, The Core-Mark Golf Tournament is...

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Sep 26

Your Home!

THE LADY BALL 2020 is going virtual, and Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward...

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Oct 18

Toronto, Ontario

Join the Ovarian Cancer Canada team in Toronto for the Scotiabank Marathon series in...

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Oct 23 - Oct 24

Virtual

Ovarian Cancer Canada invites you to join us at our first ever VIRTUAL National...

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Supporting Awareness and Research

  • 2,800 Canadian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year.
  • 2.1% of donations for cancer are directed toward ovarian cancer.
  • $6M to date has been allocated to research by Ovarian Cancer Canada.
  • $10M to advance progress on ovarian cancer research in Canada*
See how your gift makes a difference

*A first-ever commitment from the Government of Canada (announced in the Federal Budget in March of 2019) allocated to Ovarian Cancer Canada and following years of community advocacy for increased investments in disease research.

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