September: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Hello Everyone!  I hope the first week of September finds you well and ready for the upcoming school year- we are rooting for all of you!  A quick note before we learn a bit about childhood cancer within Canada;  we at Relay for Life of UBC would love to have you on...
CampusBase Information

CampusBase Information

From AUG 30-SEPT 8, everyone will have full access to UBC Cancer Association’s club page on CampusBase. Here you can find out what we are all about as a club and view images and videos of past events and initiatives. On AUG 31 AT 2-3PM & 9:30-10:30PM, UBC Cancer...
RFL Blog Post #1: What is Relay For Life?

RFL Blog Post #1: What is Relay For Life?

Hello, and welcome to the UBC Cancer Association’s Relay For Life blog!  We have an exciting year of content and programming ahead, and can’t wait to share it with you all- things may not look the exact same as they have in the past, but we are confident that with...

Fundraising: A Summary

UBC Cancer Association raised dollars towards the Canadian Cancer Society Fundraising: What Does The Money Do? Fighting cancer can be a long and difficult process, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Through the efforts of researchers and medical professionals as well...
The 1000 Donor Campaign

The 1000 Donor Campaign

Hundreds of patients in Canada with diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma and aplastic anemia need a stem cell transplant to save their life, and 75% of these patients rely on unrelated donors. 80% of stem cell transplants come from international donors, but currently,...
Relay at Home

Relay at Home

Due to the unprecedented circumstances, UBC Relay for Life has been postponed to a further date.   While we await the day we can all come together in person, The Canadian Cancer Society has reimagined Relay For Life into Relay At Home — a virtual event that will unite...
The Relay for Life Family

The Relay for Life Family

Relay for Life Retreat During the past weekend from October 18th to 20th, UBCCA RFL attended the Relay for Life Retreat in Toronto. Along with 47 other student leaders from 24 different post-secondary schools,  we spent three days learning about fundraising, Relay for...