This year marks WICA’s 40th anniversary in the community. Forty years of providing much-needed practical and emotional support for the most vulnerable members of the West Island community. WICA continues to match proteges one-to-one with volunteers who fulfill a number of needs, whether it’s breaking isolation through social visits and outings, or enabling a person to retain their independence by accompanying them to
A warm thank you to the students from St. John Fisher junior and senior who took to the street to raise over 7,600$ for local charity… WICA is one of the recipidient. Good job, kids!
Thank you so much West Island Community Shares (WICS) for your generous donation!
A big thank you to the Kirkland Concert Band and all those who came out in support of our Mother’s Day Concert and Tea on Saturday, May 7 at the Dorval Strathmore Church. More than $900 was raised and all proceeds will go to fund the many programs WICA offers.
Ursula Barry (Oddy), right, was a pillar of the Pointe-Claire community. WICA could count on her at the drop of a hat to come through for vulnerable West Islanders. She was the epitomy of compassion and kindness. She will be missed!
WICA said goodbye to two community leaders in recent weeks. Joan Hadrill was a dedicated volunteer in our Church Apartment Program and a community activist. You can read about her in the West Island Gazette. She will be missed!
Exciting news! Hockey legend Guy Lafleur will be attending WICA’s 6th annual wine tasting event, “In the Spirit of Advocacy” as a special guest of Frank Lyman Design. The event takes place this Thurday, April 7 at Sarto-Desnoyers Centre in Dorval. There will be a silent auction and a 50/50 draw as well as fine wine, good food,fun and fashion! Don’t miss out! Tickets
WICA staff and board members fêtes Mary Clare Tanguay and Hélène McGregor on the occasion of their retirement…but WICA plans to keep them busy as volunteers in their spare time!