The first-ever Gander Community Shave for the Brave was a great success!
We love seeing family togetherness. Parents spending time with their children, siblings playing with one another, cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents, coming together for family reunions. There is something so special about being a part of a family, whether the connection is biological or fostered through love and commitment. The intentional care of a family … Continued
We asked our Shave for the Brave community to describe the Shave using only one word. What one word best describes the unique experience of being a Shaver and captures the thoughts, feelings, and reasons behind the decision to take part? Victoria said, “Amazing.” We have to agree. The Shave is an amazing experience, whether … Continued
Four weeks may not seem like a long time. A month can pass in the blink of an eye. How many times have you looked at the calendar, and upon discovering the date, thought, “Where did the time go?” The busyness of life and the chaos of the average schedule can make four weeks look … Continued
Between the costumes, the high fives and the cupcakes, it was a fantastic celebration but the absolute best part is the unwavering support for Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC).
We are always blown away by the incredible commitment that MQP has to the Shave for the Brave and Young Adult Cancer Canada.
There is something very mysterious about the Shave for the Brave and we have decided to get to the bottom of it! The Shave is the biggest fundraiser for Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) and YACC exists to support young adult cancer survivors in Canada who are living with, through, and beyond cancer but we … Continued
The reasons why people Shave for the Brave are as varied as the individual Shavers themselves. All genders, ages, races, and backgrounds with unique stories and connections gather together in a beautiful tapestry of community to Shave their heads, donate their hair, and be a part of something bigger than themselves. It’s powerful to experience … Continued
Kendra Newman was calm and collected as she waited patiently for her number to be called. Little Kendra was one of the many registered participants at the 14th Annual St. John’s Community Shave for the Brave on Saturday, March 30. OZFM’s Stephanie O’Brien, who emceed the event, chatted with Kendra just before her powerful haircut … Continued
There are 22 young adult Canadians diagnosed with cancer everyday and only one of them finds YACC. We want each and everyone of them to experience the life-changing connections that the YACC programs provide and this dream gets closer to being reality whenever someone signs up to Shave.