A Great Online Gathering



Join A Great Online Gathering, a huge photo mosaic that will take shape in real time on our website throughout the fall.

Add your photo to thousands of others to show how much you care about Greater Montreal and how proud you are to belong to our unique community.


Share to show your pride in Greater Montreal!

Share photos that show how proud you are to live in Greater Montreal. This is an incredible chance to let the world know about amazing examples of support and social inclusion in our community!


Anyone can participate
  • Greater Montreal residents: Share your love of Greater Montreal and your messages of hope.
  • Centraide campaign partners: Shine a light on your organizations, acts of generosity, and donors.
  • Community agencies: Spread the word about your actions, communities, organizations, and the people who work and get help there.


How do I add my photo?

You have three options:

  1. Share your photo on Twitter or lnstagram with the hashtag #LocalLoveMTL or #IciAvecCoeur. Your photo will be automatically added to the mosaic.
  2. Go directly to the mosaic and click the “Add a photo” button (to the upper right of the mosaic).
  3. Upload your photo directly at this link.


See the mosaic
Then what?
  • Visit the page regularly to see how the mosaic is coming together.
  • Share the mosaic on social media.
  • Invite people in your networks to participate.
  • Have fun looking for your co-workers, friends, neighbours, and favourite celebrities among the thousands of photos.


The final result will be unveiled in late fall


Note: We created this virtual mosaic after having to cancel our traditional March of 1,000 Umbrellas, a flagship event of our annual campaign that brings together thousands of people, businesses, agencies, partners and the general public in the streets of downtown Montreal each year for a march of solidarity.