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Help Leah 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…

Please support the Moms for Marky team in the upcoming Sporting Life 10k race. We are running for Camp Ooch, an incredible organization that was an amazing support for my sister Heidi and her son Marky when he undergoing treatment for Leukemia. They brought smiles to his face when it seemed impossible. They gave relief to Heidi when things seemed to be at their worst. Come run with us or give a donation!!


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 27 Mita and Andy Hoffer What a worthwhile cause! So happy to see Marky living life! Undisclosed amount
May 05 Joanne and David Silber Undisclosed amount
May 03 Daniel Czutrin Undisclosed amount
Apr 29 Darryl Hoffer Always rooting for ya Marky! you are an inspiration to us all. Your cousin Darryl Undisclosed amount
Apr 26 Julie Martin $50.00
Mar 19 Erin Norris Run, Leah, run! Undisclosed amount
Mar 05 Ruby Silvertown Well Done, Leah!! You go girl!! $320.34
Feb 28 Anonymous $161.58
Jan 28 Melissa Goldband Undisclosed amount
Jan 16 Sam and Nita Goldband $533.90