Couple establishes cancer research fund

Danny and Sandy Jadresk give $100,000 to establish cancer research fund

Danny and Sandy Jadresko

Danny and Sandy Jadresko

Danny and Sandy Jadresko directed their Valentine’s Day gift to the B.C. Cancer Foundation this year.

The Saanich couple gave $100,000 to establish cancer research fund in honour of Danny’s mother, an 11-year survivor of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

“We were impressed and inspired by the level of dedication the researchers and the caregivers have,” said Sandy, in a press release.

“Our hope is that others will be inspired and want to make an investment in their community,” added her husband, who describes the late Alex A. Campbell – a dedicated supporter of the B.C. Cancer Foundation – as a dear friend and mentor. “He inspired our interest in the leading-edge cancer research happening here on Vancouver Island.”

The couple jointly run Woodsmere Holdings Corp. on Blenkinsop Road.