Parutions dans les médias


21 novembre 2014 The Globe and Mail

Lili-Anna Peresa on making tough choices

In a six-week series of interviews, Canadians with a variety of experiences discuss the major challenges our country is facing and how best to address them. This instalment deals with renewing our democratic institutions


16 novembre 2014 La Presse +

Comment choisir un bon organisme de bienfaisance

Charity Intelligence a dressé une liste des organisations de charité qui se sont vu décerner 4 étoiles, soit la meilleure notation. À l'heure actuelle, 107 organisations en font partie, dont 6 qui sont basées au Québec.  


17 octobre 2014 Humago

Centraide, pour venir en aide aux plus démunis de la société québécoise

La campagne Centraide du Grand Montréal a été lancée le 2 octobre et se terminera fin décembre 2014. L’objectif de cette campagne est de recueillir 57 M$, soit près d’un million de plus que l’an dernier. Nous connaissons tous Centraide, mais connaissons-nous bien l’ampleur du travail accompli par cette organisation?


14 octobre 2014 Journal Forum

La campagne de Centraide à l'UdeM est lancée

«Donner à Centraide, c'est soute­nir les 362 organismes commu­nautaires de la couronne de Mon­tréal qui viennent en aide à un demi-million de personnes et fa­milles démunies de la région », affirme Andrée Labrie, coordonna­trice de la diversité à l'Université de Montréal.


2 octobre 2014 Global News

4 things to do with a Centraide umbrella

Have you been wondering why Centraide has been trending on Twitter in Montreal? The charity kicked off its fundraising campaign with over 20,000 Montrealers taking part in its 20th annual “March of 1,000 Umbrellas.”


9 septembre 2014 Journal de Montréal

L'impact et les gens d'affaires appuient Centraide

La Coupe Centraide, un tournoi de soccer-bénéfice, opposait 31 entreprises tout le week-end au stade Saputo.


Avril 2014 Sélection du Reader's Digest

Combattante de la pauvreté

La nouvelle PDG de Centraide du Grand Montréal, Lili-Anna Pereša, veille à transformer l’autre Montréal, où plus de 500 000 personnes vivent dans le besoin.


12 novembre 2013 The Gazette

Setting the table for healthier living

Marché SOLIDAIRE is part of a community program that aims to improve the nutritional habits of low-income earners.


7 mars 2013 The Gazette

Centraide's new leader driven by need to give back

Lili-Anna Peresa embodies the heights to which women have soared — but she is acutely conscious of how far they still have to go. Peresa became president and executive director of Centraide of Greater Montreal on Jan. 1, replacing Michèle Thibodeau-DeGuire, who had led the city’s central philanthropic organization for 21 years.


19 octobre 2012 The Gazette

Centraide fundraising campaign: La Maison des Enfants Le Dauphin de Laval is first-time recipient

Sometimes, a kid just needs to reach out. In Laval, they know they can always count on a dolphin. Stéphanie Leblanc is the director and a founding members of La Maison des Enfants Le Dauphin de Laval, a first-time Centraide recipient. 


16 octobre 2012 The Gazette

Centraide: Creating lifelong relationships for the intellectually disabled

They work every day to create relationships that last a lifetime. For more than 30 years, Parrainage Civique Les Marronniers (PCM), a Rosemont-based non-profit organization, has been pairing volunteers with adults who have intellectual disabilities.


12 octobre 2012 The Gazette

Mountain Sights Community Centre is a neighbourhood creator

While change takes place all around it, the Mountain Sights Community Centre remains a constant source of neighbourhood engagement. The only organization of its kind in the northwest district of Côte-des-Neiges, the centre has been a resource for low-to-medium-income, largely immigrant families for the last 20 years.


9 octobre 2012 The Gazette

Group trying to fight growing problem of youth poverty in Laval

The myth that poverty and homelessness do not exist for suburban youth is something Carol Pagé has been working to break for more than 20 years. The director of Travail de Rue Île de Laval (TRIL) has seen the many needs of youth on the streets first hand, citing an increasing demand for basic social services and housing.


5 octobre 2012 The Gazette

J’apprends avec mon enfant gets a helping hand from Centraide

Their mission is simple: children who read succeed. J’apprends avec mon enfant (JAME) is a non-profit organization that pairs particularly literary volunteers with children in primary school who have difficulty reading. A first-time Centraide beneficiary, it pairs 150 students to 120 volunteers with over 4,000 books each year.


11 mars 2012 Le Huffington Post Québec

Centraide: le réseau humain

Si l'engagement social au Québec devait avoir un visage, il aurait sûrement celui de Michèle Thibodeau-DeGuire. À la tête de Centraide du Grand Montréal depuis plus de 21 ans, cette femme au dynamisme indéboulonnable quittera ses fonctions à la fin de l'année. Deux décennies au sein de cette organisation philanthropique fondée en 1975 et un seul leitmotiv : aider les plus démunis à s'en sortir.


9 décembre 2011 La Presse

Cultiver la bonté

Au nom de la charité, les membres de Simple Plan ou Joannie Rochette ont posé nus au profit de Centraide. Les Français ont récemment célébré la 3e Journée internationale de la gentillesse, sentiment humain auquel le magazine Psychologie vient de consacrer un grand dossier. Pas de doute: y a de la bonté dans l'air. Phénomène saisonnier ou réchauffement du climat social?


1er novembre 2011 The Gazette

Keeping students in school

Programs help kids develop skills

80 ruelle de l'Avenir is an address known to many children in Montreal. It's not the location of a theme park, or a candy store, or any of the other destinations to which kids tend to flock - and you won't find it on any map. The address is the name of a program that, since 2008, has been a source of support and encouragement for hundreds of elementary school students in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve and surrounding neighbourhoods.


28 octobre 2011 The Gazette

Centraide drive: Centre helps things go right for schoolkids

Offers homework help, meets with parents

With more than half the families in Montreal's south-centre district headed by a single parent, it can be nearly impossible for some children to get the support they need to succeed in school.


25 octobre 2011 The Gazette

Espace Jeunes the 'last safety net' for young people no one else wants

Moving frequently between foster care and youth group homes, they leave that system at 18 and are confronted with the harsh realities of adulthood. For many, finding a place to live, obtaining government-issued ID, and even cooking a basic meal can seem like enormous challenges. All too often, they face those challenges alone.


17 octobre 2011 The Gazette

Housing project gives women ‘the best chance to succeed’

In Montreal North, where nearly half of families are headed by a single parent, getting through school can be an uphill battle. “When you’re a young single mother trying to raise a family with limited means, it may feel like you can’t afford to go to school and actually have career goals,” said Brunilda Reyes, director of Montreal North community centre Les Fourchettes de l’espoir.


11 octobre 2011 The Gazette

Montreal food bank sees increasing demand

Every day, the workers at Complexe Le Partage are tasked with adapting to the changing face of poverty in Quebec. Since the beginning of the global economic meltdown in 2008, volunteers and administrators at the South Shore food bank have seen a drastic rise in the amount of working families who need its services while dealing with a steep decline in donations.


6 octobre 2011 The Gazette

Kitchen collective aids women in need

With donations declining and demand for their services on the rise, workers at the Centre des femmes du Haut-Richelieu have learned to do more with less. Although the women's centre based in St. Jean sur Richelieu faces a 25-per-cent shortfall in funding this year, CFHR executive coordinator Pierrette Marcotte said her team remains optimistic.


5 octobre 2011 Courrier Laval

Maladie mentale: mettre sa vie entre parenthèses

Virginie mange toujours la même chose au déjeuner, dans la même séquence. Elle place méticuleusement ses ustensiles la veille et nourrit toujours le chat après avoir pris ses médicaments, à 20h30. Des gestes précis que l'adolescente de 17 ans atteinte de trouble obsessif compulsif (TOC) répète encore et encore, chaque jour, depuis des années. Et la famille Piché a dû s'adapter.

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