Connect with our Terry Fox School Ambassador and inspire your students! 

Sign up for a fun and engaging virtual presentation with our Terry Fox School Ambassador this fall. A great way to kick off or wrap up your event! Unite with classrooms coast to coast to coast all working together to keep Terry’s Marathon of Hope going. Each presentation also includes a Q & A for students to take part in.

Terry Fox Ambassador

Join our dynamic and engaging Terry Fox Ambassador to learn all about Terry’s life and legacy. Through this multimedia presentation, your students will be inspired to raise valuable funds for cancer research and go the distance with your school event this year, just like Terry! Kick off your Terry Fox School Run with this amazing presentation and watch the momentum for your event and incredible school spirit soar. Suitable for all grade levels.

How it Works:
  • Each presentation is approximately 40 minutes in length (including Q & A).
  • Connections are available on Zoom, Google Meet or MS Teams.
  • Presentations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • You can book for an individual classroom or your entire school.
  • All presentations are free of charge! 
  • Schools from across Canada will be on each virtual presentation.

Guest Speakers Available

Motivate and inspire your students with their personal stories, experiences, knowledge, and messages of hope. It’s a great way to celebrate Terry and continue his legacy. Scroll down to book a virtual presentation with a guest speaker of your choice.

Fred Fox,
Terry's Brother

Together with his siblings, Fred works to oversee and protect Terry’s legacy for future generations. Fred is a passionate supporter of his brother’s legacy and continues to travel around the world to share Terry’s message of hope and the importance of raising funds for cancer research. Join Fred as he shares his personal story about growing up with Terry and some of his memories of his brother’s Marathon of Hope Run in 1980. Suitable for all grade levels.

Available Dates and Time Slots:

Friday September 22
Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams

Thursday September 28
Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams

Kirsten Fox,
Terry's Niece

Kirsten Fox is Terry’s eldest niece and has worked at the Terry Fox Foundation for over 10 years. Most of her time has been spent working in the School Department where she was proud to support schools in BC and Yukon host their Terry Fox Runs. Kirsten enjoys sharing her Uncle Terry’s inspiring story with students. Like them, she never got to meet Terry Fox, but she knows that one person can make a positive change in the world, just like Terry did. Suitable for all grade levels.

Available Dates and Time Slots:

Thursday September 21
Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams

Dr. Malkin,
Oncologist and Cancer Researcher

Dr. David Malkin is a clinician-scientist and paediatric oncologist with Sick Kids Hospital in Ontario and has received more than $3 million in funding from the Terry Fox Foundation. He is also the Director of the pan-Canadian Precision Oncology For Young people (PROFYLE) which focuses on children and young adults with hard-to-treat cancers in Canada. Join Dr. Malkin to learn about the incredible progress and impact of cancer research. Suitable for grades 4-12.

Available Dates and Time Slots:

Friday September 15
Google Meet

Mia Tetreault,
Cancer Survivor

Meet Mia to hear about when she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at the age of 2. She has an incredible story to share and she is doing great now and eager to share her story of triumph, courage and perseverance. Hear how Terry’s story inspires Mia to enjoy the positive aspects of life while she can continues to do the things she loves like dancing, swimming and going to concerts. Suitable for all grade levels. (available on Zoom only, in English and French)

Available Dates and Time Slots:

Evelyn Wilson,
Terry Fox Supporter

Evelyn Wilson has been a huge supporter of the Terry Fox Run over the years, participating in various cities across Canada as well as Australia. Her daughter, Katie was diagnosed with the same cancer as Terry Fox (osteosarcoma) in 2010, and she passed away in 2011. Evelyn regularly speaks to school aged children to share her story of strength and hope along with her memories of watching Terry run. Suitable for grades 4-12.

Available Dates and Time Slots:

Wednesday, September 13

Tuesday, September 19 
Google Meet

Wednesday, September 27
Microsoft Teams

Presenter Dates: 

Terry Fox Foundation Ambassador: September 6 – 17
Fred Fox: September 19 – October 14 

Click the link below to book a virtual meet up for your preferred time slot and platform.