April 1, 2019, TORONTO, ON – Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation is thrilled to officially welcome NHL defenseman, Michael Del Zotto into the Coast to Coast family. Del Zotto, a long-time advocate for, and supporter of children with cancer, among a number of other charitable endeavours, joins Coast to Coast in an official capacity, as our Celebrity Champion.
Throughout his high-profile career in the NHL, Del Zotto has had a longstanding commitment to support a number of charitable causes including Ronald McDonald House and BC Children’s Hospital, the latter of which Coast to Coast actively supports.
“It is a privilege and an honour to support Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation,” said Michael Del Zotto, NHL Defenseman and Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation Celebrity Champion. “I have been fortunate enough to have had incredible opportunities to pursue what I love, and giving back to the communities in which I have lived is really important to me. I look forward to taking part in Coast to Coast’s cycling adventures and engaging with amazing children who currently have or have fought this terrible disease. I hope to see you out on the road this summer!”
Since 2003, Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation has been raising imperative funds and awareness for children’s cancer programs and research in Canada. Through a series of high quality, memorable and physically challenging events encouraging active and healthy lifestyles, Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation is helping to envision a world beyond kids cancer. With the addition of Michael Del Zotto as our first Celebrity Champion, Coast to Coast is growing beyond our grassroots history into new avenues of recognition and support.
“I am thrilled to welcome Michael to our Coast to Coast family,” said Jaime Wilson, Managing Director, Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation. “It is a huge honour to have such a well-respected athlete and philanthropic-minded individual in our corner. I am excited to have Michael involved, helping to raise our brand profile, increase fundraising efforts and most importantly, ensuring support for children and their families living with and beyond cancer is at the forefront of the minds of Canadians.”
ABOUT COAST TO COAST AGAINST CANCER FOUNDATION
Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation raises vital funds for childhood cancer programs and charities by conducting high quality, memorable, physically challenging events encouraging active and healthy lifestyles. These events engage sponsors, participants, donors and volunteers. We are a national foundation with community-level engagement. Our vision is a world beyond kids cancer. As Canada’s leading national charity devoted to fighting childhood cancer, Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation ensures funding is invested to improve the survival rate and quality of life of children and their families impacted by cancer. Through our knowledgeable and experienced granting committee, we ensure every dollar has maximum impact in the areas of highest need for tangible results in the fight against childhood, adolescent and young adult cancers.
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