Lifestyle

April is daffodil month

Surrey Board of Trade CEO Anita Huberman had a daffodil pinned on her last week by Allan Mugford, regional director of the Fraser Valley Region of the Canadian Cancer Society, as did SFU president Andrew Petter (below, middle), who received one from volunteer Ridge Pinto (below, right). - Don Summers photos
Surrey Board of Trade CEO Anita Huberman had a daffodil pinned on her last week by Allan Mugford, regional director of the Fraser Valley Region of the Canadian Cancer Society, as did SFU president Andrew Petter (below, middle), who received one from volunteer Ridge Pinto (below, right).
— image credit: Don Summers photos

To some the daffodil is just a flower.

But to the Canadian Cancer Society, it is a symbol of strength and courage. It says we will not give up. It says we will fight against cancer and we will win.

Throughout April, volunteers across Canada work together to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society and show compassion for those who are battling, or have battled, cancer.

There are many ways to join the fight against cancer this April:

Funds raised throughout the month help the Canadian Cancer Society prevent cancer, fund research to outsmart cancer, empower, inform and support Canadians living with cancer and advocate for public policies to improve the health of Canadians.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
9-year-old girl lured from Surrey bedroom and sexually assaulted
 
Arrange childcare, Surrey School District tells parents
 
New Metro pump station will get water moving
Another delay for accused in mass stabbings
 
Veteran Surrey councillor Bob Bose backs Barinder Rasode
 
Mayoralty hopeful wants no more pay day loan offices
Designs, techniques for your walls
 
No arrests after pair of assaults reported
 
College grieves use of doctor labels by South Surrey business owners

Community Events, August 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Aug 28 edition online now. Browse the archives.