Kids Cancer Care Foundation
Kids Cancer Care is passionately dedicated to helping young people affected by cancer and their families survive and thrive in body, mind and spirit. Camp Kindle is owned and operated by Kids Cancer Care whose core mission for decades has been to create magical camp experiences for children with cancer. Kids Cancer Care partners with Survive & Thrive by providing Camp Kindle FREE OF CHARGE for three weekends a year so that we can host the Weekend Hangouts with young adults and their supporters. Thanks for the incredible support Kids Cancer Care!
YD Adventures Idaho
YD Adventures Idaho has partnered with Survive & Thrive since the beginning to guide the Owyhee River Kayaking expedition. Their primary mission is working with Pacific Northwest teenagers, but they allow one exception for Survive & Thrive every year. Thanks so much for the incredible support YD!
Hatch River Expeditions
Hatch River Expeditions is the oldest guiding company on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. They partner with Survive & Thrive to guide the Grand Canyon Rafting expedition (at a 50% discount!!) and we couldn’t do it without them. Thanks so much for the incredible support Hatch!
Camp Homewood is located on Quadra Island off the coast of British Columbia and hosts incredible camps for kids, teens and families year round. They partner with Survive & Thrive to guide the Discovery Islands Sailing expedition by providing boats and skippers and we couldn’t do that wonderful trip without them. Thanks so much for the incredible support Camp Homewood!
Amber Craig of Bamboo Creative does all of our social media and design work. Thanks to Amber we have young adults from around the world come on a Survive & Thrive expeditions each year. Thanks so much for all you do Amber!
Venturing Out Beyond Cancer (VOBOC)
Venturing Out Beyond Cancer is a Montreal based not-for-profit organization that provides support kits (backpacks with all sorts of great stuff) for young adults as they go through their treatments. VOBOC has partnered with Survive & Thrive to sponsor one participant each year to attend a Survive & Thrive expedition. Thanks so much for your incredible support VOBOC!
Wellspring Calgary is a powerhouse of support for cancer patients in our home city. They partner with Survive & Thrive by providing space for meetings and events as well as co-hositing the Ski Day we facilitate each year. Thanks so much for the incredible support Wellspring!
Other Organizations We Love!
Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC)
Young Adult Cancer Canada’s mission is to support young adults as they live with, through, and beyond cancer. They want to be the connection to peers, bridge out of isolation, and source of inspiration. Any cancer, any stage, YACC’s got your back.
Cancer Fight Club
Cancer Fight Club helps young adult cancer by connecting those affected to one another and to the highest quality resources from across the country.
Cancer Chic is a local charity in Calgary offering free workshops that explore inner and outer beauty, the benefits of physical fitness and survivorship.
Oneball is a local Calgary charity who’s mission is to raise awareness of Testicular Cancer, fund critical testicular cancer research, promote early diagnosis and provide meaningful assistance to patients one ball at a time.
Pink Pearl Foundation
Pink Pearl Foundation is a community-oriented organization that provides support, facilitates connections and empowers young women who are courageously overcoming the social and emotional challenges of being diagnosed with cancer.
Rethink Breast Cancer
Rethink Breast Cancer’s mission is to empower young people worldwide who are concerned about and affected by breast cancer. Rethink is the first ever Canadian charity to bring bold, relevant awareness to the 40s and under crowd; foster a new generation of young and influential breast cancer supporters; infuse sass and style into the cause; and, most importantly, respond to the unique needs of young women going through it.