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Auctions & Other Support

Over the past 3 years Bill’s wife Diane and many of his friends and supporters gathered for a night of cocktails, appetizers and silent auctions in the month of May to raise funds for the Endowment Fund. Bill’s home building company Beattie Homes Ltd is another key supporter of the “Bill Beattie Memorial Endowment Fund” in which Bill was the founder and CEO. The company has committed to donate $500 for every home sold in...

Shave Your Lid Event

The “Shave Your Lid Event” After his first round of chemo, and his brief release from the hospital, Bill’s family, friends, and business associates decided to hold a charity event that would be the initial fundraiser to start his legacy. It was a “Shave Your Lid Event” with half of the proceeds going towards the “Bill Beattie Memorial Endowment Fund” (the other half went to kids cancer). In total, more than 67 people shaved their...

Our History

When Bill Beattie was diagnosed with AML, a type of Leukemia, in January of 2008 his world as he knew it was turned upside down. His initial treatment regime consisted of a month long hospital stay, and from there he was told it would be several lengthy admissions over the course of the next 6 months to one year, depending on how his body tolerated chemotherapy and whether or not they found a bone marrow...

Our Mission

The “Bill Beattie Memorial Endowment Fund” was inspired by Bill Beattie who lost his battle with Leukemia in 2008. The fund was created by his family to financially support Alberta patient’s and their families who are in need of assistance during the course of their chemotherapy treatment or transplant recovery. Patients and Families currently going through treatment for blood cancer can contact the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) of Canada for more information on how...

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