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Festive volunteering opportunity : come wrap presents for the holidays!

October 2017

From December 1st to 24th, we are looking for lively volunteers to wrap presents to benefit Make-A-Wish Quebec.  We are present in three shopping malls : Alexis Nihon, Carrefour Industrielle Alliance and Place Longueuil.

Sign-up directly via the links below or contact Christiane Badaoui at 514-488-9474 ext. 205 or christiane.badaoui@makeawishqc.ca for more information.  Groups are welcomed!

 

Register Alexis Nihon

48-HOUR RIDE Make-A-Wish Quebec : $ 1,614,000 raised

September 2017

It is with much emotion that the Make-a-Wish team has closed the 11th edition of the 48-HOUR RIDE on Sunday afternoon. This year, more than 1 300 cyclists took over the ICAR circuit and a part of the Montréal-Mirabel airport in order to raise funds to grant wishes for children who suffer from life-threatening diseases. Thanks to their efforts and their commitment, a total of $1,614,000 was raised!

A Partnership That Goes A Long Way

August 2017

Make-A-Wish Quebec is proud to count on FlightHub's collaboration to fulfill the wishes of grand travelers.

For the third consecutive year, the online travel company is teaming up with the Foundation to offer magical moments to critically ill children and their families. This year, FlightHub graciously donated flights to Europe for three wish families, for a total of twelve tickets, in addition to covering a portion of the cost of five tickets to Asia.

Ferrari Dream Drive : mission accomplished

August 2017

On a nice sunny day, an impressive Ferrari convoy drove around the West Island streets with very special co-drivers: our wish children who dreamed to ride in an exotic car. The event, which took place on August 20, was made possible thanks to a first partnership between Made-A-Wish Quebec and The Ferrari Club of America – Quebec Chapter.

A Success for Rope for Hope

June 2017

The 4th edition of the Rope for Hope event took place on May 26th. Despite the rain and the wind, a great ambiance was at the rendezvous and nearly 80 participants showed courage while rappelling the 29 floors of 700 de la Gauchetière West. Thanks to everyone involved, we raised $175,000! A huge thank you for your participation. As the site remains open until June 30, it is not too late to collect donations.

A new Site for the 48-HOUR RIDE

May 2017

                        A Major Event is Coming to Mirabel!

 

Mirabel, May 16, 2017 –  The 11th edition of the 48-HOUR RIDE Make-A-Wish® / Fais-Un-VœuMD Québec will take place on September 15-16-17, 2017 at the Circuit ICAR at Montréal-Mirabel International Airport. The 48-HOUR RIDE is among one of the largest cycling events that takes place in Quebec.

Make-A-Wish Canada Joins Global Efforts to Thank Those Who Make Wishes Possible on World Wish Day

April 2017

Make-A-Wish® offices worldwide thank “wish granters” of all kinds on April 29

WestJet calculates what caring looks like

February 2017

New video celebrates 10 years of WestJet Cares for Kids

 

Make-A-Wish / Fais-Un-Voeu Québec's Gift Wrapping Project raised more than $50,000!

February 2017

Make-A-Wish / Fais-Un-Voeu Québec is pleased to announce that the 2016 Gift Wrapping Project raised more than to $50,000!

 

From December 4 to 24, downtown Montreal shoppers had an opportunity to get their gifts wrapped at the Foundation's kiosk which was located at three different shopping mall this year : Carrefour Industrielle Alliance, Alexis Nihon and Place Longueuil. Over four hundred of incredible volunteers gave a helping hand to wrap the gifts of generous donors. 

 

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