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Centraide of Greater Montreal is pleased to announce that it has received a $500,000 donation from the Marcelle and Jean Coutu Foundation for the Youth Project.

In a time of many social and economic challenges, Centraide of Greater Montreal is already hard at work to prepare its upcoming annual fall fundraising campaign, which is crucial for community agencies that provide essential services to vulnerable populations.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the community sector has responded to the crisis with an extraordinary response from thousands of staff members and volunteers who are on the front lines helping vulnerable people. 

Centraide of Greater Montreal has innovated with the launch of a special COVID-19 release of its Radar, a collaborative digital tool that provides the public and local stakeholders with a map of all food assistance agencies in the Montreal Metropolitan Community that are open or closed during the crisis.

The Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation is providing $2.5M in funding to the Centraides of Quebec for a project to support youth amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Since the launch of its COVID-19 Emergency Fund on March 25, Centraide of Greater Montreal has been helping front-line community agencies cope with the crisis by giving them resources and tools to take quick action on the ground to support vulnerable people.  

Centraide of Greater Montreal’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund to help vulnerable people has raised over $5M to date. 

Many Centraide partners have responded to the call to contribute to the COVID-19 emergency fund since its launch last Friday. To date, we have received a financial commitment for more than $3M.

March 20, 2020 

Emergency Fund

Centraide of Greater Montreal is calling on everyone's generosity so that we can implement exceptional measures to help isolated and vulnerable people in Greater Montreal. Requests for assistance are exploding, and we need your support to continue the collective effort and get through this crisis.

March 13, 2020 

COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic makes us all more vulnerable as we worry about the spread of the disease, work interruptions, financial insecurity, upheavals in our daily routines, and our loss of social life.

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