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29 October 2018 |

We are preparing to welcome 12,000 guests in-need to Sun Youth this holiday season. For the first time since 1981, we will be greeting and helping them from a new temporary location. After 37 years in the former Baron –Byng High School, this year’s emergency assistance services will be provided from a new temporary  building on Parc Avenue, near Beaumont Street. During this time of sharing and compassion, we will need to dig deeper than ever to help each of these families.

29 October 2018 |

The old Hebrew term “Tikun Olam" means “to repair the world” but in today’s context, it encompasses the idea of fixing what has broken in society. On October 11th and for the fourth consecutive year, Sun Youth had the pleasure of participating in Federation CJA’s "Feed the Truck" 2-day initiative and collect non-perishable kosher food with local Jewish students part of the "Tikun Olam Volunteers (TOV)" program.

18 October 2018 |

On October 15th, the Intégration Jeunesse du Québec organization (IJQ) held its annual recognition event where the employers were honoured for their involvement. Throughout this reward ceremony hosted by TV personality Denis Talbot and spokesperson for IJQ, Sun Youth received the prize for the best training, highlighting the organization's contribution to the Valorisation Jeunesse – Place à la relève project.

11 October 2018 |

On August 26th at Aréna du Collège Notre-Dame, the Ligue Fédérale des As held its annual 2018 Final Championship Summer Game, once again in support of the Sun Youth Organization. This time around the money raised would be directed towards Sun Youth's SLAP Hockey Development Program.

10 October 2018 |

On Thanksgiving Monday Sun Youth invited the 120 young basketball players of its Hornets teams as well as other teams from the Montreal Basketball League to give back to the community with NBA Legends Jerome Williams and Gary Payton, as part of the NBA Canada Series presented by Bell.

28 September 2018 |

From the beginning of Sun Youth’s history in 1954, our organization has been well rooted in the community. The Clark Street Sun handwritten newspaper was first created in the kitchen of Sid Stevens' parents on St-Cuthbert Street and served as a means to raise funds to organize activities for the underprivileged kids in the neighborhood.

25 September 2018 |

Since its foundation, Sun Youth has been committed to the promotion of healthy lifestyles and school retention. To promote the physical, social and intellectual development of young people, Sun Youth offers children from 5 to 12 a day camp that is both fun and educational and youth from 6 to 17 years, an alternative to channel their energy positively through sport while supporting their education.

25 September 2018 |

The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) is still seeking the population’s help regarding the disappearance of Mélissa Blais. Therefore, a $5,000 reward is offered through Sun Youth Organization to anyone with information on her whereabouts.

25 September 2018 |

I first joined Sun Youth in the summer of 2014. I was very excited, as it was my first job. I was working full time in the food bank of the organization, from the end of June until mid-August. This job opportunity was given to me by Valorisation Jeunesse, a project that allows young dynamic people aged 16 to 18, especially those that are visible minorities, to have rewarding professional work experiences.

23 August 2018 |

The Sun Youth Bike Patrol made a strong comeback for a 34th summer. From June 4th to August 10th, 2018, patrollers acted as the eyes and ears of the Montreal Police and were present on streets, bike paths and parks, emphasizing a sense of safety and community in the public spaces of the Greater Montreal area to the delight of the citizens.

The Holiday Season in a Brand New Setting!

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