2012 December

  • Our neighbourhood paper in Toronto wrote an article about AFA

    Bloor West couple launches fundraiser for pancreatic cancer A family vacation to Greece this past summer came to a tragic end when matriarch Demetra Diles – affectionately known as Didi – was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Marianne Musi and her husband Steve Loutskou, Quebec Avenue residents, were horrified to learn that Musi’s mother, “a force […]

  • Start The Year Off Right

    Give back 2012 brought about the inception of AFA, and we hope 2013 brings expansion. Your generosity has enabled us to reach higher and aim bigger, but we can only do so much. Spread the good word, and help Accessorize For Awareness go forth and prosper. Have a friend’s birthday coming up? Why not buy […]

  • Bloor West couple launches fundraiser for pancreatic cancer


    Photo : Courtesy photo Demetra (Didi) Diles and her husband George in Greece with their daughter Marianne Musi and son-in-law Steve Loutskou. Didi was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and her family is raising funds and awareness for pancreatic cancer research. Bloor West Villager by Lisa Rainford A family vacation to Greece this past summer came […]

  • Bloor West Villager – @BWVillager

    Covering local news for the community of Bloor West Village in Toronto.

  • Cure To #EndPanCan This Christmas

    While we’re still waiting on Santa to bring us a cure to #EndPanCan this Christmas, we know we’ve already been given a generous gift in the form of each and every one of you. Without your encouragement we would not have raised nearly as much funding, nor would we have created a platform for pancreatic […]

  • Stuff Your Stocking With AFA

    As the holiday season makes its presence known, AFA has your present purchasing needs at the ready. Our purple hope bracelets spread good cheer. All will be merry & bright once we shine a light on this deadly disease. With our expansive charm selection, we even have all eight days of Hanukkah covered. AFA bracelets […]

  • Out With The Old

    Hot off the heels of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, we’re shedding our skin, and making way for a brand new site courtesy of Brand Six. As our campaign continues to expand, we’re enhancing our user experience. Afterall, our success is thanks to you and your generous donations. Aside from our new look, a few features to look forward are: an improved shopping cart, […]

  • Purple Rain: Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

    Last year I said my brother is my hero, but there’s been an addition to the list. She isn’t like a second mother to me. She is. I realize what a tremendous gift that is especially since my own mother grew up without hers, and I’ve been blessed with two. Nearly nine years ago I began dating […]

  • Accessorize for Awareness – HOPE

    Aside from adding bling to your ensemble, what else does your jewellery do? Accessorize For Awarenessbracelets fight the battle against pancreatic cancer. AFA is a brand new Toronto based non profit organization. The launch comes just in time for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (a.k.a. November). The organization sprung from a cause close to the founder’s heart. […]

  • Top 5 Holiday Gift Ideas

    Well, it’s all right there in the title: raise awareness by accessorizing and #EndPanCan! The best part about this gift idea is that for a measly $5 you are making a world of a difference. All proceeds go to pancreatic cancer research, a.k.a. the underdog of cancers. Article Link: http://torontocitygossip.com/top-5-holiday-gift-ideas/

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