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In Celebration of our 15th Anniversary, SYSF Presents the 2021 Giving Hope Gala! Join us for a fun, virtual gala experience in a custom world created just for us! We'll use a new online chat platform that allows us to connect virtually in a more human...

A Viking's Challenge 2nd Edition ended yesterday and we couldn't be more happy with how the weekend unfolded. In total, 64 people participated, running a combined total of 855 km, or the equivalent of 28.5 crossings of Lake Winnipeg. Though COVID-19 made it impossible for Chris...

Chris Isfeld and Shawn Bjornsson are getting ready for one epic weekend. On Saturday, March 6th, 2021, they'll lace up their running shoes and set out to complete 'A Viking's Challenge' for the second year in a row. This year, Chris Isfeld is planning on running...

The arrival of frosty weather prompts the annual changes from t-shirts to turtle necks and flip flops to boots. While cold lemonade is left behind for hot chocolate, one routine that must remain through the seasonal shift is sun safety. Winter leads many to believe...

A Viking's Challenge is Back! Last March, Chris Isfeld completed a massive challenge, a challenge no one ever thought he'd be able to complete only a couple of years before. Three years after being diagnosed with late stage melanoma and becoming partially paralyzed from the waist...

Mark your calendars! The second edition of A Viking’s Challenge will be taking place on March 6, 2021.  Last March, Chris Isfeld ran 30km across frozen Lake Winnipeg and raised almost $20,000 for melanoma patients! Building on last year’s enormous success, Chris invites you to join...

From Save Your Skin Foundation's Founder and President, Kathy Barnard, here is a message of thanks to all those who supported the Foundation this past year. SYSF's team is so very grateful to all those who helped us as we continued offering the best support...

Victoria, British Columbia In 2006 I was diagnosed with stage 2 melanoma at age 29 and in 2018 with stage 4. I was always a candidate for melanoma (strawberry blond, blue eyed, sun burns as a child, more than 50 moles) and was receiving yearly dermatologist...

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