And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.
The year is 1950. The month is April, my mom is almost one year old. In downtown Toronto, in the Eaton's store, Lady Eaton hosts a fundraising tea organized by Canadian Cancer Society volunteers. To make the tea party really delightful the women decide to decorate the tables with (What is available ?)
These charming, smiling flowers create an unforgettable atmosphere that seems to radiate hope and faith that cancer could be beaten. There are 700 women at the tea party! This event becomes so popular that Society volunteers establish a tradition of social gatherings named Daffodil Teas.
By 1957, volunteers took their fundraising to the streets and Daffodil Month April was born. Every year during this time one can buy daffodils sold almost in every community place, stores and malls across the provinces. This year along the daffodils, the Society is introducing a new Daffodil Pin.
Today I would love to share a Daffodil Tea with you, Dear Visitor, in support of the fight against cancer.
I hope there is no child touched by cancer.
I hope there is no fear of cancer.
I hope cancer will be prevented, managed and cured.
I hope there will be always funds for cancer research.
I hope for HOPE!
You can find more information about Canadian Cancer Society here.
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