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GIST SARCOMA LIFE RAFT GROUP CANADA

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure the survival of GIST patients and to assist patients and caregivers in maximizing the quality of their lives.

Our group provides a “virtual home” where GIST patients can find emotional support from their peers and learn more about how to live with GIST.

Ensuring that no one has to face GIST alone.

Life Raft Group Canada is a registered Canadian not-for-profit patient association incorporated in 2008 to support GIST patients in Canada many of whom face numerous difficulties, both as cancer patients in general and as person living with a rare disease.

Your Donations make our work possible!

All donations will be used to further the work we do on behalf of GIST patients. GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada is a registered Canadian charity.

You will receive a tax receipt for any donation of $10 or more.

CLICK HERE TO DONATE

Featured Highlight

“My name is Robert Kirschman. I am currently dealing with Metastasized GIST Cancer. This page is to help fundraise for the Life Raft Group Canada while I train for a 70.3 Iron Man in December 2024.”

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Our Objectives

AWARENESS

Increase awareness about GIST among the public and healthcare professionals in Canada

EDUCATION

Provide workshops and seminars related to GIST and its treatment

ADVOCATE

Advocate for access to medical treatment for GIST patients and caregivers across Canada

FUND

Financially support, within Canada, activities of research, scholarships, publications and education related to GIST

SUPPORT

Establish support groups for those affected by GIST