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Help Meagan raise money

For participating in Sporting Life 10k Virtual Run

Help me raise money to send kids with cancer to #CampOoch through the #SL10K

My Story…

Here we go again! This is our 9th year running the SL10K for Camp Ooch. It all started in November 2011 when our eldest, Jack, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Very shortly after we discovered the amazing cheer and goodness of Camp Ooch - through their in-hospital staff who came to visit Jack in his hospital room to play guitar and sing campfire songs, do crafts, or just chat. Later, when he was being treated as an out-patient, he would look forward to his chemo days and blood checks so that he could see the Ooch staff and participate in their activities. As he got stronger, he began to attend Camp Ooch day camp, and then, Ooch at Muskoka! Although he has been off cancer treatment for 5 years now, Jack still looks forward to seeing his friends in the summer at Ooch Muskoka and we are still eternally grateful to this amazing charity for letting kids with cancer just be kids!


Kids affected by childhood cancer still need the chance to just be kids!

A diagnosis of childhood cancer is a big, scary, sudden swerve in the road, changing life in an instant. 

For affected families, it can feel like everything is about cancer. Simple, childhood joys like friendships, birthday parties, or sports teams are left behind in the need for medical appointments, hospital stays, and long absences from school.

For over 35 years, Camp Ooch has offered a different path–the healing powers of fun, friendship and self-confidence, and the joy of kids getting to just be kids! 

Often referred to as the social cure for cancer, Ooch provides programming at an overnight camp in Muskoka, at SickKids in Toronto, in specialized paediatric centres and in communities across Ontario. Camp Ooch is the only overnight camp in Canada to offer onsite IV chemotherapy and blood transfusions. 

Camp Ooch is a privately funded, volunteer-based organization that relies exclusively on the generous support of fundraisers, corporate donors and individuals, like you.

Ooch changes the lives of over 1,900 kids affected by childhood cancer every year. However, almost 80% of kids with cancer in Ontario don’t have access to the wonders of camp. You can help change that.

Cancer changes a child's life.  So does Camp.  And so can you.

We still run for Ooch!


Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
May 11 Susan Johnston $54.24
May 10 Stephen Henderson Undisclosed amount
May 10 Carolyn Dobson Go Jack’s Pack Go!! $54.24
May 09 George & Lynda Fry Good Luck on the stun!👍😋 $107.91
May 09 Pam Keith $20.00
May 09 Joseph Dunham $54.24
May 08 Kim Allard $54.24
May 08 Anonymous Undisclosed amount
May 08 Jane Dodds $54.24
May 08 MJ & Gonz $54.24