Young adult cancer survivors give back to YACC

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After attending Survivor Conference 2017, Paula Veinotte-Nickerson wanted to give back to YACC. When the next Shave season came around, she enlisted the help of her friends and family — especially her son, Tyson — to hold the first East Hants Community Shave in Nova Scotia.

Not only did Tyson Shave for the Brave, his hair was long enough to donate to Wigs for Kids, a partner of ours that offers wigs at no cost to children dealing with hair loss issues.

Congratulations to all involved for a successful event, raising $1,290 to help young adults live with, through, and beyond cancer. Money raised during Shave for the Brave funds Young Adult Cancer Canada’s digital, local, and national programs like a peer-led private Facebook group, Retreat Yourself, Survivor Conference, and more!

Get in touch with if you would like to learn more about how YACC can help you cope with having cancer in your late teens, 20s, and 30s.

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