Breast Friends wishes to thank all of our generous 2017 sponsors!

Breast Friends is a grateful recipient of the Community Investment Operating Grant from the City of Edmonton

The Canadian Cancer Society is a proud partner of Breast Friends Edmonton

Breast Friends Society is the charitable organization which operates the Breast Friends Dragon Boat Racing Team. Our mission is to encourage breast cancer survivors to take back control of their physical and emotional health through the sport of dragon boating. We invite you to support our program through a donation or a sponsorship.

Breast Friends Society has charitable status. A tax deductible donation receipt will be provided for all gifts of $20 or more.

Would you like to support Breast Friends?


Donors who give $1,000 or more are eligible for sponsor status. Breast Friends Society acknowledges sponsor support in many public ways through the season, including recognition on our website, banners and training t-shirts.

Please make cheques payable to: Breast Friends Society and mail to PO Box 68080, 162 Bonnie Doon Mall, Edmonton, AB, T6C 4N6.

How does Breast Friends use the money?

Donor funds help to pay for Breast Friends operating costs, which include:

  • Training — includes coaching staff and facility rental;
  • Purchase and maintenance of equipment, including insurance, storage and transport;
  • Festival registration fees;
  • Travel subsidies to make attendance at festivals more affordable for members;
  • Production of educational materials to promote breast cancer awareness through speaking engagements and information booths.

How can sponsoring Breast Friends benefit you?

  • Our Team shirts and banner will display your company’s name at all festivals in which the team participates. The festivals are in Alberta and elsewhere in Canada and are attended by hundreds of spectators.
  • Our website will include your company information and a link to your website.
  • When Breast Friends Society makes presentations to various businesses and community groups, we will publicly recognize you as a sponsor.
  • You will be invited to the Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival (generally held on the third weekend of August) and our annual Breast Friends Paddle and Picnic (in late August or September).

For more information about how you can support Breast Friends, please contact:

Breast Friends would also like to thank the numerous organizations and suppliers in our community which provide in-kind support, including: