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July 28, 2007

Lemonade sale

Door to door lemonade sale was a remarkable initiative by Gabrielle B. She, along with her younger brother Philippe and her cousin Jean-Hugues, went from door to door to sell fresh lemonade to all our neighbors who wanted to quench their thirst during this hot summer day. This initiative helped raise 87.50$. Gabrielle is already […]

July 21, 2007

Benefit walk in Gatineau

Hélène Gaudreau organized a walk to benefit the project “My School Bag”. Well-designed posters were distributed to neighbours and to friends. Even though she had previous commitments, Burundi’s ambassador, Mrs. Appolonie Simbizi, came to join the participants at the beginning of the walk. It was an excellent initiative from Hélène, endorsed by Mathieu Argouges. This […]

June 23, 2007

Random draws of small gifts from Burundi

A small random draw took place similar to the one we organized last year. Three small gifts were given to each of our donors since it was impossible to have brought one for everyone. Phoenix G (9 years old) picked the first place winner, Dominique Maheu from Montreal. Gabrielle B. (8 years old) picked the […]

May 12, 2007

Our second mission to Burundi

May 12th 2007: Departure from Montréal to France where friends were awaiting with funds, books and clothing. The 15th, I continued my trip with a 3 weeks stay in Burundi. The children who met us last year were waiting for us with big smiles. It was very emotional to see them again. Some small gifts […]

March 16, 2007

School visits in Quebec

Students in the 6th grade at St-Joseph elementary school in Mercier did a fundraising campaign in spring 2008. They weren’t lacking any imagination! One of their many projects was to preserve our environment by selling several snacks without the harmful packaging. They also invited parents to donate empty cans and plastic bottles. They were able […]

February 15, 2007

Fund raising campaign 2007

The Beginning of the fund raising campaign. As a result of the publicity that was generated from winning the contest, many generous people took a personal interest in the project « Mon sac d’école ». Their generosity allowed us to raise a sum of 10 556.90$ We also want to acknowledge publicly the gestures of […]