Kait’s Comfort Kits
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On April 19, 2018, Heaven gained a new Heavenly Star – my daughter, Kaitlin Angeline Shannon.
Kait was a bright, gifted and talented young woman who excelled at pretty much everything she put her mind to – including math, calculus, piano and singing (even opera).
She excelled in her courses at Carleton University where she managed to complete 3 years of her business degree in between radiation and chemo treatments as she fought her valiant fight against cancer. Plus she tutored students.
In the Fall of 2018, she was awarded a special Certificate of Achievement in recognition of her accomplishments.
She was only 23 when she succumbed to her 4 year battle with cancer but she did more in that short time than many people accomplish in a lifetime. Following her funeral, a musical celebration of her life was held where over 20 musicians came from as far away as Toronto, Ottawa and Prince Edward Island to sing as a memorial tribute to her.
Over 800 in attendance helped contribute to close to $17,000 raised to date for the development of what we created called “Kait’s Comfort Kits” – a kind of survival kit for those hospitalized with cancer – a way to add some normalcy into the abnormalcy of hospital living.
Kait’s Comfort Kits include natural lip balm; a spa kit that includes shampoo, conditioner, soap and lotion; toothbrush & toothpaste; soft face cloth & hand towels, soft kleenex, Tim Horton cards, Crossword puzzle book, pen, to name a few (items may vary from time to time)
All donations gratefully accepted.
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With grateful appreciation to ALL OF YOU who donated funds which enabled us to purchase items for Kait's Comfort Kits from our contributors at discount prices. We also appreciate all the items for the Kits that were donated. Item Donors & Contributors: Monika...
Mark September 24 at 7:00PM on your calendar and join us for the Launch of Kait's Comfort Kits at The Waring House - Waring Hall - in Picton, Ontario. Music by the amazing Tom Leighton. Thank you to ALL our supporters, donors and contributors. Come on out and help...
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