Community Sector News
Yule Log Fundraiser
Big Brothers Big Sisters West Island is hosting their 3rd annual yule log campaign until December 8th! Purchase a yule log through the online boutique and support youth during the holidays.
Dorval Holiday Market
Mark your calendars for this second edition of the Dorval Holiday Market benefiting the West Island Community Shares on weekends starting December 2nd. Visit the website for more information.
Red & White Event
Whether you became a friend of West Island Community Shares years ago or recently learned about their mission, join them in celebrating 25 years of philanthropy at the upcoming Red & White fundraising evening. Click here for more information
December 2 & 16
Corbeille de Pain offers community kitchens which are groups of people, accompanied by a kitchen animator, who, together, prepare a balanced, appetizing and economical meal in three steps (cooking, eating and sharing portions). Please visit their website for more information.
Preventing a Depressive Episode
Join the West Island Crisis Centre for a free conference discussing various ways to help prevent depressive episodes. For more information, click here.
Did You Know?
Due to renovations, West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) is temporarily moving its offices to 152 Concord Crescent in Pointe-Claire on November 1st. They will continue with a hybrid work schedule and their office will be open Monday-Friday – 9am-4pm. You can also continue to reach them by phone at 514-694-5850.
“Executives Available – Cadres Disponibles is a Non-Profit organisation, partnered with Services Quebec, whose mission is to assist unemployed Professionals over the age of 35 in their career search. Click here to get more information on how they can help you.
NOVA West Island is actively looking for volunteers to work in their thrift store. If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering, click here.
Big Brothers Big Sisters West Island are currently beginning the process of collecting donations for Christmas baskets prepared for those in need. You may contact Cathy the office manager at [email protected] to begin the basket process and/or for any other information.
The Centre Ricochet is in need of winter clothing donations (hats, scarves, jackets, boots, warm socks, etc.) Contact them at [email protected] for more information.
The West Island Assistance Fund (WIAF) is collecting toy donations to be given as Christmas presents for children in need. Visit their website for more information.
Center Grand Opening
The new Ricochet Center has opened it’s doors in Roxboro, offering services 24/7. To learn more about the centre, click here.
Congratulations to AQVA on celebrating their 25th anniversary! Click here to learn more about their programs and services.
Community Service Award
Congratulations to NOVA West Island for winning the West Island of Montreal Chamber of Commerce Accolades Community Service Award!