Move for Melanoma 2021
stay tuned for details
stay tuned for details
On September 26-27th, 2020, Save Your Skin Foundation hosted its 2nd annual Move for Melanoma activity challenge across Canada to raise funds for melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, and ocular melanoma patients.
Over 100 participants and 24 teams across Canada took part in Move for Melanoma this year! We have been so moved and inspired by this incredible community of patients, families, and friends.
We’d like to thank all those who supported Move for Melanoma by making a donation, sponsoring an event or spreading the word. Thanks to you, the event was a monumental success!
We reached 120% of our (doubled) fundraising goal! You can read our full post-event press release HERE.
To all participants and donors, your dedication to the fight against skin cancer will help Save Your Skin Foundation continue to support Canadians living with non-melanoma skin cancer, melanoma and ocular melanoma when they need it most. Every single dollar raised through your donations will go directly to patients in the form of cab fares, treatment costs, flights, accommodation and other necessary but costly expenses incurred while receiving treatment.
On September 13 – 16, 2019, Save Your Skin Foundation co-hosted a special Canada-wide fundraising event called MOVE FOR MELANOMA, a weekend-long challenge where teams participated in the activity of their choice while fundraising for the fight against skin cancer.
And we’re doing it again in 2020!
The annual event Move for Melanoma challenges all Canadians to reach their own personal movement challenge (ex. walking, running, cycling, yoga, family activities, favourite sport, or other) while raising awareness and funds to support Canadians touched by melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancers and ocular melanoma. Stay tuned for our 2020 date!
How to Get Involved
We’re asking for the help of all our close friends, patients, survivors, and their families to become Team Leaders to participate in Move for Melanoma all across the country. Our team will help you organize the event, get you registered in our personalized, easy-to-use fundraising platform, and support you in getting the word out – and we will provide you with posters and a Team Lead SYSF jersey to help share the message. Email us to get started!
Register or join a team in your city, choose your activity and you’re ready to…
MOVE for MELANOMA!
Funds raised through the Move for Melanoma challenge go directly to helping Canadian melanoma, skin cancer, and ocular melanoma patients by supporting the work of the foundation and the patients we help both emotionally and financially, and advocating for all patients to have timely, equal access to life-saving treatments and therapies through health policy work.
Making awareness and education available is crucial. Since 2006, the Foundation has worked to raise awareness of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers focusing on education, prevention and the need for improved patient care.