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MYTHS ABOUT VOLUNTEERING IN THE WEST ISLAND

Including an interview with Lorraine, volunteer at WICA Lorraine has been an active volunteer at WICA for the last seven years. In this time, Lorraine has truly embodied WICA’s philosophy of “people helping people”; this can be seen in the meaningful and lasting friendships she has developed with her protégés. I don’t have the time to volunteer. Only retirees do. At WICA, half of

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WICA on the West Island Blog

Check out an article we wrote that was published on the West Island Blog: We would like to share with you a story of dedication and kindness that features a unique character. In some ways, this story is similar to the one of a white-bearded man in red suit who wanted every child in the world to get a gift at Christmas. And so

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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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