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.
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.
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.
Centraide of Greater Montreal raised $59.7M during its 2019 campaign. This exceptional result never before achieved by the organization was announced this evening by campaign co-chairs Éric Martel, President and CEO of Hydro-Québec, and Andrew Lutfy, President and CEO of Groupe Dynamite and Carbonleo, who participated in the Solidaires recognition event that was attended by 350 guests from workplaces and the community sector.
Today, professional athletes and 660 corporate employees spent their lunch break taking part in the 22nd RBC Challenge for Centraide, a relay race up the steps of Place Ville Marie, and raised $350,000 from the event.
Centraide of Greater Montreal announced the launch of its 2019 Campaign with the theme #UNIGNORABLE to raise awareness of social issues, which often go unnoticed.
Thousands of youths in difficulty will receive more services thanks to the efforts of 500 employees from 26 companies taking part in the 8th Centraide Cup on September 7 and 8 at Stade Saputo.
Centraide of Greater Montreal is pleased to announce investments of $51.7M in communities to bring about lasting solutions to fight poverty and social exclusion, which represents $1.3M more than last year. This money will go to improve the living conditions of highly vulnerable people in Montreal, in Laval, and on the South Shore.
Business leaders Éric Martel and Andrew Lutfy will head the next Centraide campaign.
Centraide of Greater Montreal, which helps one in seven people in difficulty in Montreal, in Laval, and on the South Shore, also announced that it raised $57.5 million in 2018 thanks to the help of individual and corporate donors.