Supporting Women with Cancer

Cameco Touchdown for Dreams sets record

Cameco volunteers at this year's Pink Game helped to raise $40,000 to grant dreams to cancer patients.  Thank you to Rider Nation, who purchased a record number of pink merchandise items from our volunteers.

2018 Touchdown for Dreams

Eight women with cancer received dreams through the 2018 Cameco Touchdown for Dreams program which is a partnership between Cameco, the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency.

These are their stories.

When Verna Blocka dreamed about attending all of the Saskatchewan Roughrider away games in 2018, she never dreamed she'd make such a great friend..

Prince Albert's Verna Blocka is one of eight dream recipients in Cameco's Touchdown for Dreams program in 2018. Verna's dream was to see all Roughriders away games in 2018.

Saskatoon's Jennifer Vrinten is one of eight dream recipients in Cameco's Touchdown for Dreams program in 2018. Jennifer's dream was to travel to Ireland with her husband.

Fond du Lac's Evelyn Mercredi is one of eight dream recipients in Cameco's Touchdown for Dreams program in 2018. Evelyn's dream was a family trip to Toronto.

Frontier's Shannon Peacock is one of eight dream recipients in Cameco's Touchdown For Dreams program for 2018. Shannon's dream was to have a new deck and enclosed structure in her backyard.

Estevan's Nicole Elliott is one of eight dream recipients in Cameco's Touchdown For Dreams program for 2018. Nicole's dream was to see her son play water polo in California and to watch all the Roughriders home games.

White City's Lisa Korchinski, is one of eight dream recipients in Cameco's Touchdown For Dreams program for 2018. Lisa's dream was to spend the summer at a lakefront property with her family.

Lisa Korchinski, a 2018 dream recipient, talks about the support she's received since becoming involved in Cameco's Touchdown for Dreams program.

The first Cameco Touchdown for Dreams recipient of 2018 was Outlook's Amy Ziegler. Watch her story here.


Find out why the Cameco Touchdown for Dreams program is so close to the heart of Saskatchewan Roughriders' defensive end, Willie Jefferson.