Cancer in young adults is relatively rare, and so came as a shock to multiple-medal-winning gymnast Tamara O'Brien.Read More
Even after losing a five-year battle with cancer at 32, Christopher Cayford is providing meaningful end-of-life experiences to terminally ill young adults.Read More
Since the official launch of the Forward Foundation in March 2018, the board has been focused on fundraising in preparation of opening the online application process this winter.Read More
Chris’ hockey teammates, Mike McBurney, Sean Buhr and Adam Chambers have been playing hockey together for over 20 years. When Chris received an incurable diagnosis they wanted to honour him while also doing something great for their community.Read More
Kayak for a Cure is a volunteer-run organization that gives 100% of their proceeds to charities close to their hearts and the 2018 Vancouver event has selected the Forward Foundation as the charity of choice. Stay tuned for more details on this incredible event set for this summer.Read More
In April of 2017, around 350 family and friends attended a Celebration of Life Gala in Chris’ honour. That night was magic as people held space for each other and celebrated life. The Forward Foundation will continue this grand gala every year as a fundraising endeavour.Read More
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