Sign up for a fun and engaging virtual presentation with a Terry Fox School Ambassador in Fall 2024! It’s a great way to kick off or wrap up your event while joining schools coast to coast to coast. Through this multimedia presentation, your students will be inspired to raise funds for cancer research and go the distance with your school event. Our guest speakers will share personal stories and messages of hope with your students, igniting their motivation and determination to help them reach their goals.
Let us help you bring Terry’s message of hope to your classrooms in a unique and engaging way!
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.
Please check back again with us next year to see our 2024 Guest Speaker line-up!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Need some help to create an awesome Terry Fox assembly? Students are invited to sign up and join our Terry Fox School Development Officers for a quick overview on how to present an engaging and upbeat assembly. They will share tips and tools with you to help make your presentation memorable and inspiring for all. Each meetup includes a live Q and A for students to ask us any questions or hear cool ideas and tips from other schools. Students of all ages and grades are welcome to sign up!
Terry Fox Foundation Ambassador: September 6 – 17Fred Fox: September 19 – October 14
Click the link below to book a virtual meet up for your preferred time slot and platform.
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