6th Annual Eclipse Melanoma Party

The Douglas Wright Foundation’s Eclipse Melanoma Party will be held on Friday, June 2nd, 2017 at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club. The event will feature a silent auction, barbecue dinner, open bar and another beautiful night on the island with family and friends.

This event marks our foundation's 6th year as we look forward to briefly updating you, our valued donors and friends, on all of our exciting projects and activities.

We hope you can join us! To purchase tickets please click HERE

Michael McIsaac Speaking Event

In August 2015 Michael McIsaac completed a solo swim across Lake Ontario, raising over $144,000 for the Douglas Wright Foundation through the Crossing For a Cause campaign.

Michael will be speaking at the Cambridge Club on Tuesday, May 3rd, in their speaker series. If you are interested in attending this event please see further details below.

5th Annual Eclipse Melanoma Party

Please join us on Friday, June 3rd for our Eclipse Melanoma Party at the RCYC Island Club in honour of our great friend Douglas Wright. This party will mark the five year anniversary of the Douglas Wright Foundation. We look forward to a great night that will include a BBQ dinner, open bar, live music and a silent auction. Please click HERE, or on the image below to purchase tickets.

Crossing for a Cause

On August 21, 2015 Michael McIsaac, a corporate lawyer at Beard Winter LLP, is planning to accomplish one of the toughest physical challenges in the world – a long distance swim across Lake Ontario!

His goal is to complete a sanctioned marathon swim across Lake Ontario commencing in Niagara-on-the-Lake and ending at Marilyn Bell Park, Toronto.

We are honoured that all funds raised in this campaign will be given to the Douglas Wright Foundation. Tax receipts will be issued for all donations received by the Douglas Wright Foundation.  

You will find additional details about this incredible initiative at Crossing for a Cause. You may also join Michael on his Facebook page.

ScreenMe and the SUN AWARE Camp Program

In summer 2014, Douglas Wright Foundation and the Melanoma Network of Canada proudly launched the   Screen Me  program to educate children and teens on the dangers of sun exposure and to promote sun safe behaviours.  Screen Me  - includes three component:

  1. The SUN AWARE Camp Certification pilot program – designed to set the standard in sun safe behaviours for Canadian summer camps ;
  2. A school-based education program to teach children and teens about the risks of sun exposure and how they can protect themselves; 
  3. website for children and teens featuring a collection of interactive, entertaining educational materials. The materials can be used anytime, by anyone, at home or in the classroom.