Dave Gives Back
Dave Cantin is committed to giving back.
Motivational speaker Dave Cantin donates 100% of speaker fees and more to children’s cancer organizations.
Dave donates all proceeds from his speaking engagements to the fight against childhood cancer.
In 2011, Dave was diagnosed with leukemia. His reaction was simple. He told his doctor, “Ninety percent of the cure is going to be my attitude and the other ten percent will be your medicine. I have my ninety percent, so you better have your ten percent!”
After five years of chemotherapy, Dave was deemed cancer free. There is no trace of the disease in his body, and it is because of his good fortune that when establishing his automotive M&A firm, the Dave Cantin Group, he made a promise to children who were fighting this terrible disease, to never stop raising money and awareness.
Now Dave gives back, donating a portion of proceeds from every Dave Cantin Group acquisition* and all proceeds from speaking engagements. In addition, he’s been a board member of various organizations, including Hyundai Hope on Wheels and Hope & Heroes Columbia University Medical Center. Through these efforts, Dave has been an integral part of raising over $100 million towards the fight against pediatric cancer.
“This is a cause very close to my heart. I believe children are the way of the future, and I won’t stop until the day when no child has to hear the words: You have cancer.”
– Dave Cantin
*Donations are delivered directly to these organizations to ensure that the funds are properly placed. We do not raise this money; it is donated straight to the charities from Dave Cantin’s M&A Firm Dave Cantin Group.