Newsletter #141

 WHAT’S NEW at YOUR VOLUNTEER CENTRE? Issue #141 ABOVAS Volunteer Louis Thouin   Louis Thouin is retired. He’s never been busier! He’s a volunteer with ABOVAS and also volunteers with Golden Rescue Canada to help people place or… Read More

A Celebration during Hard Times

They are everywhere among us – quietly, unobtrusively going about their business. Often they are almost invisible, unless we know who they are and what they are doing. They are the hundreds of volunteers who assist West Island… Read More

Newsletter #140

 WHAT’S NEW at YOUR VOLUNTEER CENTRE? Issue #140 WEST ISLAND VOLUNTEERS ARE CHIC!  WHY WE ALL NEED TO recognize volunteers!    National Volunteer Week 2020    April 19th – 25th  Volunteer West Island, in keeping with its mission, strongly… Read More

National Volunteer Week 2020-April 19th – 25th

WEST ISLAND VOLUNTEERS ARE CHIC!  WHY WE ALL NEED TO recognize volunteers!    National Volunteer Week 2020 April 19th – 25th Volunteer West Island, in keeping with its mission, strongly supports and encourages all those interested in becoming… Read More

Newsletter #139

 WHAT’S NEW at YOUR VOLUNTEER CENTRE? Issue #139 Meals on wheels week in Quebec   March 15th to March 22nd 2020 Meals on Wheels is a volunteer-driven program that provides hot nutritious meals to home-bound or isolated seniors and to… Read More

Newsletter #138

 WHAT’S NEW at YOUR VOLUNTEER CENTRE? Issue #138 The Marriott and Sheraton Hotels Generously Share the Holiday Spirit with Meals on Wheels Clients & Volunteers Once again, exemplifying the sentiment of giving back to the community, the Sheraton… Read More

VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

Janine Johnson, Le Nichoir Volunteer   “Volunteers are the heart of Le Nichoir,” states Susan Wylie, Director of Le Nichoir Wild Bird Rehabilitation Centre. “They are what allows Le Nichoir to pursue its mission of conserving wild birds… Read More

Louis Thouin, Volunteer with ABOVAS and Golden Rescue Canada

ABOVAS is a non-profit West Island community organization providing free medical transportation and accompaniment, thanks to volunteer drivers.  Louis Thouin is one such volunteer. “I love what I’m doing! Everyone is interesting – such great stories and experiences”…. Read More

Newsletter #137

 WHAT’S NEW at YOUR VOLUNTEER CENTRE? Issue #137 UPS CANADA Gives a Generous Donation to The Teapot 50+ Centre “As always, UPS is committed to assist in our communities in many ways and we hope that this grant… Read More

Meals on wheels week in Quebec – March 15th to March 22nd 2020

Meals on Wheels is a volunteer-driven program that provides hot nutritious meals to home-bound or isolated seniors and to those with reduced autonomy. The Meals on Wheels program in the West Island began in a church kitchen in… Read More