Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation commits to distribute receipted donations to the programs and charities that improve the survival rates and quality of life of children and their families living with and beyond cancer
In Canada, 1700 children and youths between the ages of birth and 19 years of age are diagnosed with cancer each year. Although great strides in treatment and care have been made, childhood cancer is still the leading disease-related cause of death for Canadian children. While over 75% of children survive cancer, more than 50% of survivors of childhood cancer face late effects of their disease and treatment, including neurocognitive impairments, sterility and secondary cancers. Childhood cancer has a devastating effect on parents, siblings, extended family, friends and communities everywhere.
The Board of Directors will be accountable for the management of incoming donations and the administration of grants to deserving cancer organizations. The governance structure has two main functions:
Each of these process are overseen by members of the Board of Directors