A Grade 11 pupil in Regina received the shock of a lifetime Wednesday afternoon.
Because of the Cameco Riders Landing for Goals Program, which grants desires to ladies with life-threatening most cancers, 16-year-old Haylie Bro has new wheels.
Haylie has an aggressive type of cancer in her mind stem and her dream was to restore the household’s solely automobile after it broke down.
As an alternative, she was gifted with a model new Ford Escape SUV.
The household wants transportation for Haylie to get to her medical appointments in Saskatoon.
“I noticed my dad and mom struggling and I noticed how onerous it was on them when our truck broke down, so I believed if I might simply make one thing a bit simpler, I wished to,” she mentioned.
Haylie’s mom, Danita Gilmour, mentioned the brand new automobile will give their household a brand new lease on life.
“To say it’s a dream is an understatement — that is the flexibility to breathe for us, the flexibility to get her to her appointments and safely to highschool and residential when she will be able to’t make it (by) the total day of faculty,” Gilmour mentioned.
This dream was made potential by not solely Cameco but additionally the Saskatchewan Roughriders Most cancers Basis of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Most cancers Company and Capital Automotive Group, who offered the 2 yr lease on the automobile.
For Cameco vice-president Jonathan Huntington, this specific dream struck a chord.
“It is a actually emotional dream as a result of so many people are dad and mom. Once we first known as and spoke to Haylie and her mother, it was actually emotional, there have been tears on the telephone. And also you noticed it right this moment with each mother and Haylie being so emotional when it occurred. It is a big reduction and we’re so thrilled that we might assist,” mentioned Huntington.
Cameco Landing for Goals is now in its tenth yr and has granted greater than sixty desires throughout Saskatchewan.
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