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How to start 2017 on the right track

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

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YOGA for NOVA – Save the date

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 –

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Thank you for your June donations!

During June, each dollar donated to West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) earned us a chance to win a $10,000 donation through the Great Canadian Giving Challenge. Even though we did not won the big price, we still received precious donations thanks to your support. With that contribution, WICA can continue to offer services to the most vulnerable citizens of the West Island community.The Great Canadian Giving

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Warm thank you to Java Kap!

On Friday, July 15th, the West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) received a very generous donation from Java Kap of a Keurig coffee machine and capsules. This will go a long way toward helping to improve the quality of life for those living with a handicap, as well as seniors and the disadvantaged of the West Island. Thanks to Java Kap’s generous donation, WICA can

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WICA needs you!

How we help RJ: West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) is a nonprofit organization located in the west of Montreal, Quebec. We recruit and match volunteers with our clients (protégés) can be people with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, seniors, people with mental health issues or people who are socially isolated. Austerity measures have hit WICA and because of them we are having a hard time funding

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‘Fun’draising Cocktail Hour

written by Jane Hobson  West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) launched a new fundraising plan in June and Mary Clare Tanguay continued on Saturday by inviting guests to a wine tasting in Pierrefonds.  WICA is a non-profit organization that matches volunteers with community members who are handicapped or disadvantaged.  “The new fundraising plan encourages WICA members to turn ordinary events into fundraisers,” said Mary Clare

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