* Aubèrge Madeleine
Aubèrge Madeleine is a shelter for women in difficulty. Victims of mental illness, substance abuse, homelessness and conjugal violence come to the Aubèrge for the support and encouragement of a devoted staff of qualified social workers.
Birthright is a registered, non-profit charitable service operating in the Montreal area since 1972. Because they believe that it is the right of every pregnant woman to give birth and the right of her child to be born, they offer free, confidential, emergency help, including pregnancy tests, to any woman who comes to them.
* Lansdowne Center
Lansdowne Center, founded in 1972, has helped students from kindergarten to elementary, through high school, CEGEP, and University, in English and French, in Montreal and on the West Island, who are having problems with their school work. Their services are given by tutors who are teachers trained in Special Education. They work on a one-to-one basis, an individualized program which deals directly with the needs of each student; giving them the competence and confidence to complete their academic requirements.
* Lamplighters Children’s Leukemia-Cancer Foundation
Lamplighters Children’s Leukemia-Cancer Foundation is a volunteer group of families and friends working out of the Montreal Children’s Hospital. They help children suffering from malignant diseases by creating the best healing environment possible. Their accomplishments include a cancer-treatment ward, an outpatient treatment clinic and the purchase of specialized equipment.
* Learning Associates of Montreal
Learning Associates of Montreal is a non-profit centre dedicated to helping children and families cope with problems associated with learning disabilities.
* Montreal City Mission
Montreal City Mission is a United Church Outreach Ministry carrying out social justice work and service programs to low-income people of Montreal. Their outreach includes refugees, families, people living with AIDS and the unemployed.
* Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir
Perpetual Scholarship for Distinction in the Arts
Established in 1995 to honor the late Rev. Dr. Charles H. Este, who served Union United Church, in St-Henri, from 1923 to 1968, this scholarship assists students in pursuit of excellence in the Arts. The Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir was founded there in September 1982.
* Share the Warmth Foundation
Share the Warmth Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1990 to help the homeless with food and clothing. Today, it assists over three thousand needy people a month including those who are on social assistance, pensioners, and hungry school children. The foundation services the needy in the southwest of Montreal which includes Pointe St-Charles, Little Burgundy, St-Henri, Verdun, and N.D.G.
* St-James United Church Drop-In Center
St-James United Church Drop-In Center has been in operation for nearly 10 years. This community outreach program provides over 15,000 meals a year to Montreal’s homeless and streetwalkers.
* Toope Memorial Foundation Perpetual Scholarship
Created in memory of Rev. Frank Toope and Mrs. Jocelyn Toope. this scholarship honours community involvement as well as academic and athletic excellence.
* Youth in Motion
Youth in Motion is a non-profit Community Centre in Little Burgundy. For the past seven years, they have offered inter-cultural, educational, and socio-recreational activities and programs to youth aged 12 to 17.