The Canadian Cancer Society is asking you to donate a toonie and wear a daffodil pin. Their Senior Director of Public Engagement Erin Crawford says it will help Manitoba families cope with cancer, fund the best research and raise awareness. She says they want to use it as an opportunity to show people who are going through a cancer experience or have in the past support so when you see people walking around with that daffodil pin it’s a time of year when you really can visually demonstrate how many people have a similar experience and they know there’s a lot.
Crawford adds in Flin Flon you can also give when a canvasser comes to your door.
In Manitoba the Society’s transportation service provided cancer patients in over 50 communities with more than 30 thousand rides to and from treatment last year and thousands more benefited from their free information service. You can learn more at their website www.cancer.ca.