West Island Elementary Schools Are Doing More for the Holidays to Help Those In Need

Students from Margaret Manson Elementary School in Kirkland and Kuper Academy of Pointe-Claire, together with Volunteer West Island and our committed volunteers, are making the holidays much brighter for seniors and families in need. With SUVs filled to… Read More

John Abbott College Students Breaking Seniors’ Isolation

John Abbott College’s growing “Volunteering: Community & Communication” classes, taught by Professor Barry Reynolds, are continuing to make a big impact in the West Island. This semester, many students are working with seniors in an effort to break… Read More


Montreal-Lakeshore Rotarians and Volunteer West Island: Kindred Spirits, Effective Teamwork! Once again members of the Montreal-Lakeshore Rotary Chapter reach out a helping hand to the community, or rather many hands at the recent Welcome Hall Mission Sale. Volunteering… Read More


Issue #96   Shire Volunteers Turn Out to Help their Community! In celebration of their annual Community Day Shire employees, in collaboration with Volunteer West Island, recently gave of their time, talents, and tremendous enthusiasm, lending a hand in… Read More


Join Volunteer West Island and community organisations to welcome refugees and new arrivals Volunteer West Island received many inquiries from volunteers wanting to help with the impending arrival of the Syrian refugees. Consult an extensive list of local organisations… Read More

Otsuka Volunteers Lending a Hand in the Community

Over thirty enthusiastic volunteers from Otsuka Pharmaceuticals spread out across the West Island and Montreal recently, going to lend a hand at multiple non-profit community groups.  These included West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped, West Island Cancer… Read More