Monthly Archives: March 2014

It may be cold outside but our Alive to Strive Race is hot!

Register for the 4th annual Alive to Strive Race by March 31 to take advantage of lower registration prices! Fees go up on April 1. Although we’re still bundled up in our winter coats this week, it will be spring

Amazing Race Canada participant, Jody Mitic to join 3 kg Challenge team

Jody Mitic, a native of Kitchener, Ontario, was a sniper for the Canadian Forces. After 10 years of service while on duty in Afghanistan in 2007, he stepped on a landmine and lost both his legs below the knee. After

Happy World Kidney Day!

On March 13, take a moment to thank your kidneys for the important job they play in your overall health. Your kidneys flush toxins and excess water from your blood, they help regulate your blood pressure and to produce red blood

GoodGuysTri founder Mike Herzog to join 3 kg Challenge team

Mike Herzog is the founder of a grassroots philanthropic organization called GoodGuysTri. He would be the first to admit that he is an average guy simply trying to squeeze every ounce out of life. His philanthropic career started at a

Catching up with the Dunkerley’s One Year After Transplant

On March 7, 2013, Colleen Dunkerley received the gift of life from her husband Jason. Five days after surgery, Colleen left the hospital with a healthy new kidney. It was so healthy, in fact, that the kidney started working right away

A Cup of Coffee…with Hélène Campbell

Let me tell you a very touching story, which, I hope, will make you think. It is February 2012, in Toronto, and it is like any other day for Hélène Campbell: she is waiting for a lung transplant. She wants