Our Mission

The Taite Boomer Memorial Brain Tumor Foundation is a local non-profit foundation in Edmonton that aims to raise funds for, and awareness of, brain tumors in honor and memory of Taite Boomer. Taite was a bright student, an excellent athlete, a true friend and an amazing son who developed a brain tumor at the age of 20 and succumbed to it before turning 21.

Since we started in November of 2012, we have succeeded in raising over $73 000! This has allowed us to fund three Research Studentships and a Youth Education Award. On top of this, our team has contributed over $30 00 to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada’s annual Spring Sprint.

We believe that in order to promote and fund further research on brain tumors, we need to bring more awareness to brain cancer and its many forms. Please read and share Taite’s story, learn about brain cancer and find ways to get involved with the search for the cure. Help us fight brain cancer today – donate now!

cropped-383102_227443850661522_1419333363_n1What’s New?

  • We’re happy to announce that we raised over $9500 at our Fourth Annual Never Back Down Fundraiser! Huge thank you to everyone who came out.
  • We’re proud to fund Matthew McKinnon’s Youth Education Award!
  • Learn about our most recent Research Studentship recipient, Faran Rashid, who is searching for potential anti-cancer compounds from wild mushrooms.
  • Some amazing grade 3 students raised $350 for the Taite Boomer Foundation with their Boomerang business!