Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada

Young cancer survivors can have a very difficult time readjusting to school. Hesitant to return, they worry about their friends’ reactions, missed schoolwork, or personal appearance. The social and emotional toll can be overwhelming.

North York, Ontario

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The Ecclesiastical Community Impact Grant supports the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada’s School & Youth Program. The program provides information, booklets, videos and other material to families and schools across the country. It is designed to encourage communication among parents, young patients, healthcare professionals, and school personnel. By working together, they can help ensure a harmonious transition from treatment to back to school.