Christmas is a festive season. Generosity is rampant with organizations bringing Christmas baskets to those in need and volunteers donating their time to spread holiday cheer. But now that the presents are unwrapped, the paper recycled, the tree put to the curb or back in the box, the turkey and sweets consumed and the new year rung in, those people will still be in
Save the date! NOVA West Island is pleased to collaborate with EnergiZen for the 5th edition of YOGA for NOVA Come enjoy some sun salutations by warming your hearts to a good cause! Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 from 10 am to 11:30 am Centre Harpell, 60 St-Pierre, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue H9X 1Y6 Minimum donation: $15 per person All level yoga one hour class for adults –
Thank you so much West Island Community Shares (WICS) for your generous donation!
A big thank you to Sean Pinck of the The Montreal Times for the article about Mary Clare and Marie!
John Malanos (right) and Tommy Ginocchi of WICA…volunteer recruitment at the YMCA. We need you!
Congratulations to Marie Fournier and Mary Clare Tanguay on the article in the Montreal Times last week!
Christiane epitomizes everything that it means to be a volunteer. She was matched with her protégé over two years ago and she visits her weekly. Her protégé Mary-Ann is in her 90’s and is socially isolated. She doesn’t get out much due to her age and her physical health. Christiane provides much-needed emotional and social support. When the weather is more cooperative, they go
A big thank you to the Philomela Singers who donated $300 from their concert “Noël Nouvelet” in December to WICA!
A big thank you to WICA volunteer Geneviève Simard (middle) who prepared a festive meal for the residents of Heron/Farley House in Pierrefonds last Friday with the help of WICA community worker Diane Veuhoff and Dawson social work stagière Katherine St-Laurent (left)!
WICA Director Mary Clare Tanguay, (with Debbie St-Martin, right, Pierrefonds Community Project) attended a cocktail hosted by Merck Canada Inc. “to recognize the hard work and the positive impact that two local non-profit organizations have had over the years: West Island Community Shares (WICS) and NOVA West Island.” These two organizations received a special ‘Neighbor of Choice’ grant from Merck.