mackenzie's hope sends siblings of children with cancer to Muskoka Woods summer camp
Mackenzie Masson, a long-time Muskoka Woods camper, lost her battle with cancer at 12 years of age on October 16, 2012. Mackenzie’s Hope, in partnership with Muskoka Woods Youth Foundation, honours her vision to help heal the hurting, and celebrates her compassion for her brother Jamie and their mutual love of camp.
Since the summer of 2013, Mackenzie’s Hope has been sending siblings of children with cancer, and other children touched by cancer to Muskoka Woods for a summer camp experience they will never forget. Watch inspiring videos, read heart-felt parent & recipient testimonials, and discover more about the Mackenzie’s Hope story and how you can help send more kids to camp.
VIDEO: BEST DAY OF MY LIFE
VIDEO: MACKENZIE’S HOPE – DAVE & LINDA SHARING
“Thank you for CREATING THESE MEMORIES in my children’s lives…”
“Thank you for giving my children the opportunity to attend MUSKOKA WOODS. As the weeks of summer passed, the ANTICIPATION GREW. The endless chatter of the activities they were going to do, the friends they were going to meet, what counsellor they would have, which cabin they would be in; SUCH EXCITEMENT!!! And as before, they were not let down. The hours on the way home listening to the STORIES OF FUN, PLAY, GAMES, ACTIVITIES, and FRIENDS they had made from all over….
Thank you for CREATING THESE MEMORIES in my children’s lives, and sharing their stories with other children that have come FACE TO FACE WITH CANCER. In the MIDDLE OF A STORM we must have HOPE of another day, another SMILE, another RAINBOW. With heartfelt love and blessings, we thank you.”
“CAN WE GO BACK NEXT YEAR?”
“It’s hard to know how to begin to say thank you for the week you gave our boys at MUSKOKA WOODS. Our family has had A DIFFICULT YEAR since our six-year-old son Sam was DIAGNOSED WITH LEUKEMIA and it’s fair to say that the SILENT SUFFERERS among us are Sam’s older brothers Luke and Jake. They have been UNBELIEVABLY UNDERSTANDING of the time and energy that now gets directed to their brother as he goes through his treatment. They don’t complain, but I know (more…)
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