ACRC steps up to support fight against prostate cancer

The ACRC has pledged $20,000 to support research and programs in the fight against prostate cancer.

Stanfield’s Pants Off for Prostate Cancer is a fundraising effort from Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic Region that seeks to raise awareness of a cancer that affects one in eight men. The organization estimates tha tmore than 23,000 Canadian men and their families will be impacted by prostate cancer this year alone.

WUC St JohnsThe ACRC will be participating in events that planned throughout Atlantic Canada. The first Pants Off party was held at the Halifax Waterfront on April 16. More than 300 people partied in their underwear – all to support a good cause. In addition to Pants Off, a series of Wake Up Call breakfasts will also take place throughout the year. Events are planned for Cape Breton, Moncton, NB, and St. John’s, NL.

For more information on the events and the cause, visit