C’EST LE WEEK-END, AND WE WANT YOU TO JOIN US!
TOGETHER, WE WILL WIN THIS FIGHT!
Join fellow Quebecers for Le Week-end pour combattre le cancer, August 21 and 22—the only weekend-long event benefitting the JGH’s world-renowned Segal Cancer Centre!
Together, we will help fuel vital cancer research, exceptional care, and ground-breaking innovation—right here in our own backyard.
The choice is yours—cycle on Saturday, August 21 or walk on Sunday, August 22—or do both! Either way, you are guaranteed a weekend like no other.
August 21: Ride on!
Start: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. End: Cancer.
You and your team will cycle through the picturesque Montérégie region, at selected distances of 60, 80, 96 and 156 kms.
August 22: Walk the walk!
Put your best foot forward and fight cancer.
Enjoy a breathtaking journey through Venise-en-Québec, taking in the beauty (and delights) of this region just south of Montreal. Choose from 6, 11 and 16 km routes, suitable for all ages and ability.
Le Week-end is well underway and we want you to join the fight—your way!
Since 2009, participants, supporters and sponsors like you have raised over $60 million from cancer fundraising events like this one to make a significant difference in the fight against cancer at the JGH.
You can make a direct impact on the lives of thousands of cancer patients. They are our neighbours, our friends, our family.
Each individual or team challenge is as unique as the participants and supporters who contribute to the success of this unforgettable and impactful event—specially designed so you can participate safely in-person.
“Anyone who has heard those three life-changing words ‘you have cancer’ knows what comes next is a whirlwind of emotions—confusion, fear and denial. In the scariest moments of your life, there is something calming about knowing you’re in the hands of the very best medical professionals—and that’s the team at the Jewish General Hospital.”
A CAUSE WORTH FIGHTING FOR
This last year in particular has presented unique challenges affecting cancer patients in countless ways as well as contributed to growing needs at the Segal Cancer Centre.
Your support of Le Week-end means you are playing a crucial role in ensuring that the JGH—Quebec’s top-ranked hospital—and its Segal Cancer Centre remain at the forefront of cancer care and innovation.
In addition to exceptional patient care, the Segal Cancer Centre boasts a thriving cancer research program making breakthroughs in the fields of molecular oncology, cancer genetics, biomarkers in cancer therapy, and the study of new treatments—with a focus on cancers such as breast, ovarian, prostate and leukemia, among others.
$3M Help us raise our 2021 Le Week-end goal!
4,000+ Undiagnosed cases of cancer in Quebec during the pandemic
Focus on Oncology
Renowned oncologist and Director, Dr. Gerald Batist, shares his unique perspective on the JGH’s Segal Cancer Centre, and how this state-of-the-art facility and incomparable interdisciplinary team are leading the way to provide patients with the most comprehensive approach to care, at each step of their journey—including cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, psychosocial support and nutriti…
SIGN UP EARLY—AND YOU COULD WIN!
Register today to benefit from our early bird registration discount—only $35, valid until June 20 (use promo code WKND). And, everyone who signs up by that date is also entered into a draw to win 2 Air Canada tickets! Tickets are valid for travel to any scheduled destination in North America including Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean.
No minimum fundraising level is required to participate, however, we encourage each participant to raise $1,500 for the fight.
Are you ready to join Le Week-end?
WE ARE BY YOUR SIDE WITH RESOURCES FOR YOUR JOURNEY
We know your participation over the weekend will make a difference for a lifetime—and we want to help you reach your goals.
Once you register, we will be sharing tips and a toolkit filled with ideas to help jump start your fundraising impact—including sample social media posts, letter templates, cheat sheets, and more!
Align your brand with a leader in cancer care, research and innovation. And fuel tomorrow’s discoveries! You have that power.
Take advantage today of exclusive and limited opportunities to partner with us for Le Week-end. There is no better way to make a meaningful contribution to the health of the community.
“I have so many friends and family that are lost to us well before their time. I tell the survivors if there is anything I can do, not to be shy to ask, but they rarely do. So riding for the Hospital is the easiest way I can think of to fight back.”
IN THE NEWS
JULY 14, 2021, THE SUBURBAN
JULY 22, 2021, CJAD 800 AM
JULY 24, 2021, CTV MONTREAL WEEKEND NEWS
JULY 24, 2021, THE MONTREAL GAZETTE