Optimist Club of Chilliwack – By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities, and ourselves.
Canadian Cancer Society of BC – Glenda Standeven has been volunteering for the Canadian Cancer Society since 1990 and has spoken at numerous fund-raising events over the years. She is an advocate for research and patient support.
Prostate Cancer Canada – Following her husband’s diagnosis of prostate cancer in 2011, Glenda wrote the book, What Men Won’t Talk About…And Women Need to Know which chronicles her husband’s journey from symptoms, diagnosis, treatment through to recovery. She has spoken at many Prostate Support Groups in BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan as an advocate for early detection through PSA testing and digital rectal exams.
Mesothelioma Centre – The Centre’s goal is to spread the word about mesothelioma, a rare cancer that affects protective membranes surrounding lungs, heart and abdominal cavity that’s mainly caused by asbestos exposure. We provide free informational books, packets and a Patient Advocacy program that works 1-on-1 with individuals to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support groups.