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19 July 2017 |

Investigators of the collisions investigations module of the Montreal Police Service (SPVM) are attempting to locate the driver responsible for a hit and run that gravely injured an American tourist. Thus, a reward that could go up to $3,000 is offered through Sun Youth to anyone with information leading to the arrest of the suspect. The reward terminates on October 12th 2017.

13 July 2017 |

The motivation that led to the creation of Sun Youth in 1954 was to allow disadvantaged youths residing in Montreal's St. Louis district (now Plateau Mont-Royal) to play sports. Today, almost all the young people who are part of the organization play within one of its sports teams or attend its day camp or basketball camp.

5 July 2017 |

On June 15th, 2017, a conference by the Regroupement des organismes humanitaires et communautaires pour les mesures d’urgence à Montréal (ROHCMUM) was held at l’Université du Québec à Montréal, where many organizations such as Sun Youth gathered for the signature of the agreement on emergency measures with the City of Montreal's Centre de sécurité civile.

28 June 2017 |

Since its foundation, Sun Youth has been committed to the promotion of healthy lifestyles and school retention.

21 June 2017 |

For as long as Sun Youth has had a football program, the organization's co-founder Earl De La Perralle has been at the helm of the program, allowing it to grow tremendously over the last decades. As president of the Quebec Midget Football League, he is also instrumental in the development of amateur football in Quebec and great influence and inspiration to countless athletes and fellow coaches.

8 June 2017 |

For the past 33 years Mr. Bike Man has celebrated his birthday through Sun Youth by giving children new bicycle. This year he turns 92!  On June 7th, 83 youngsters were rewarded with new bicycles, locks and helmets for being a positive force in the community or for being courageous in an emergency situation.

5 June 2017 |

For the 33rd consecutive year, the Sun Youth Bike Patrol will act as the eyes and ears of the Montreal Police and will be present, throughout the summer, on streets, bike paths, parks and playgrounds, emphasizing a sense of safety and community in the public spaces of the Greater Montreal area.

31 May 2017 |

With food security being an important issue over the last few years, Sun Youth has under­gone a slow but steady move towards increasing the amount and variety of fresh produce for its food bank clientele. One of its major partners in doing so is the Foresters Financial. For the 4th year in a row, on May 27th, volunteers from Foresters teamed up with Sun Youth’s for the grand opening of the Foresters Garden on the Sun Youth warehouse grounds, planting the seeds that will produce fresh vegetables for the many families who benefit from Sun Youth’s food bank.

24 May 2017 |

Sun Youth organized its annual pasta dinner fundraiser on May 19th to benefit its Bullying Prevention and Conflict Resolution program. During this family-oriented event, more than a hundred people gathered and helped raise more than $ 2,000, which will help a great deal in the fight against bullying and taxing.

10 May 2017 |

The first week of May is known in Quebec as the National Civil Protection Week in order to raise awareness on the importance of being prepared for an emergency situation. Unfortunately, often awareness is raised when a major disaster strikes like the current flooding we are experiencing right now across Quebec, particularly in the West Island.

The SPVM is seeking the population’s help!

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