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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.

21 August 2018 |

Saturday, August 11th was the first home game for the Sun Youth Midget Football team and the Hornets were battling an old adversary: the Saint-Leonard Cougars. The emotion was high as this particular day was chosen to honour the cofounder of Sun Youth, the late Earl De La Perralle, who sadly passed away on June 19th at 73.

20 August 2018 |

For parents, August usually means getting their children ready for back-to-school. Unfortunately, increased expenses impose additional hardship for needy families in Montreal.

16 August 2018 |

For the past 15 years, the Sun Youth Annual Mordy Gordon Memorial Golf Tournament has been a special day where everyone gathers for a great cause. This year’s golf tournament was once again held at Elm Ridge Country Club. In addition, Sun Youth hosted, in collaboration with Burovision, its second Cyclothon which was a great success once again.

18 July 2018 |

Over the last few years, Sun Youth has undergone a slow but steady move towards increasing the amount of fresh produce in its food baskets. It began with ensuring that all families visiting our food bank leave with milk and eggs, but also fresh fruits and vegetables.

17 July 2018 |

While Father's Day was celebrated in June, here at Sun Youth we think that fathers (and mothers too!) should be celebrated year-round for everything they do. Meet Shawn Bowen, one of our Hornets basketball coaches who manages to give his time as a volunteer while raising his 5 children.

16 July 2018 |

For another summer, the teen patrollers joined the Sun Youth Bike Patrol and will also act as the eyes and ears of the Montreal Police Department.

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