Author: Marianne

This September, join us from your living room, your yard, your neighbourhood park, or your favorite trail to move your body and fundraise for a great cause! Being physically apart won't stop us from coming together!     On September 26-27th, Save Your Skin Foundation will be hosting its...

During the month of May, SYSF ran a drawing contest titled "This is What Sun Safety Looks Like" in order to find a new design to adorn our sun safety t-shirts. The contest was aimed at youth under the age of 16. Once the contest...

From April 9th, 2020— April 27th, 2020, Save Your Skin Foundation ran a patient survey titled “Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Canadian melanoma, ocular melanoma, and non-melanoma skin cancer patients.” The survey consisted of 21 questions, which ranged between multiple choice, multi-selection, and write-in, and...

We are pleased to announce that the winner of our 2020 Melanoma Awareness Month Drawing Contest is: Miley of Scotchlake, Nova Scotia!   Her beautiful drawing will adorn the next edition of the SYSF t-shirt. Get your sun safety T-shirts and Tote Bags HERE! Miley will be receiving a...

The drawing contest is now closed. Click here to find out which three drawings have been selected as finalists and to vote for your favourite one.  Need something fun to do with the kids? We’ve got just the thing for you! May is Melanoma Awareness Month and...

Many cancer patients across Canada have experienced changes, delays and cancellations to their regular appointments and treatments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to provide Canadians living with melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers with the most up-to-date information and resources related to COVID-19, we...

Hip hip hooray! Chris Isfeld and Shawn Bjornsson successfully completed their race: 'A Viking's Challenge’! The 30km race across frozen Lake Winnipeg took place on Saturday March 7, 2020. Chris and Shawn's adventure began when Chris was still in treatment for melanoma. He had started running...

Melanoma patient Chris Isfeld is preparing for a 30 km race in subzero temperatures across frozen Lake Winnipeg. He'll be racing his childhood friend Shawn Bjornsson to raise funds for Save Your Skin Foundation. The event, which he's calling A Vikings Challenge, will take place on...

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