Life in death: Walk/Run for the Care with Ian Anderson House

For those of you don’t know, I’m a part of a rockin’ team called Finola’s Fans!

My moth­er, Finola Earls, the head of the the team, passed away from can­cer three years ago under the care of a hos­pice for can­cer care called Ian Anderson House.

Ian Anderson House is a pretty spe­cial place. It is 100% fun­ded from dona­tions, and at the end of life, patients and their fam­il­ies are able to get the care they need. They need to raise $700,000/year for oper­at­ing costs. To do this, mul­tiple fun­drais­ing events are run yearly, includ­ing an event called Walk/​Run for the Care.

Finola’s Fans has par­ti­cip­ated in the Walk/​Run for the Care for the past sev­er­al years, and last year our team through the gen­er­ous sup­port of our col­leagues, friends, and their fam­il­ies raised $3500 dol­lars for Ian Anderson House, the highest amount raised at Walk for the Care in 2012. We were really excited, but we know that we can do more. Every dol­lar makes one more per­son’s life jour­ney that much more com­fort­able as it comes to its end.

Finola's Fans 2012
Finola’s Fans 2012

Our team would love if you could help us touch more lives through the Ian Anderson House, and con­sider donat­ing, if you can. Click this link if you can donate. We also would love to see you walk­ing or run­ning with us; Sunday June 9th, at Mentor College in Mississauga, 11:00 am. The weath­er has been amaz­ing for the last few years. Bring your fam­il­ies and wear tox­in-friendly sunscreen!

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