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August 21, 2018
Fundraising Activity for Children's Wish (Quebec)
For the organization Children's Wish Foundation - Quebec Chapter
 32.5 %

Objective: $185,000

Amount Raised: $60,077.9


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We proceeded to the draw in CN's head quarters lobby on Thursday, June 21, at 12:15 p.m. Here are the winners:

 

1. Trip to Riviera Maya (Mexico) on Air Transat, all-inclusive, 2 adults and 2 children – Value $7,000

Congratulations to Rafike Khammassi

 

2. RESP or RRSP, donated by Investors Group – Value $5,000

Congratulations to Vincent Rufiange

 

3. Surface Book 2 Microsoft, 512 GB, donated by CN – Value $3,700

Congratulations to Roberto Rosati

 

4. Cooking challenge for 20 people including 3-service meal, animated by Chef Jonathan Garnier at La Guilde Culinaire – Value $2,900

Congratulations to Linaida David

 

5. iPad Pro Apple, 256 GB, donated by CN – Value $1,400

Congratulations to Marie-Pier Blondin

 

6. Tocara Jewlery Gift Certificate, donated by Tocara Marie-France Reid – Value $750

Congratulations to Julie Savard

 

 

We are proud to announe that we raised a total of $60,000 !

 

Thank you to tickets purchasers and participants in this fundraising activity!

 

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Important - Raffle tickets are not on sale on this page. Please contact one of our volunteers to purchase your tickets.

 

 

 

The Community Fund, in collaboration with Investors Group, CN and National Bank, is organizing a fundraising activity for the benefit of the Children's Wish Foundation.

 

 

 

     

 

Thanks to our sponsors

   

 

Our goal is to raise $185,000 to fulfill the dreams of 20 children across Quebec. We are sponsoring 7 of these children (see details below).

 

Two ways to participate

1. Donate by clicking on "Make a donation" in the upper right corner. Tax receipts are issued for donations of $20 or more.

 

2. Participate to the raffle and take the opportunity to win some great prizes, but more importantly, to help brighten the lives of children who are suffering from life-threatening illnesses.

More than $20,000 in prizes!

1. Trip to Riviera Maya (Mexico) on Air Transat, all-inclusive, 2 adults and 2 children – Value $7,000

2. RESP or RRSP, donated by Investors Group – Value $5,000

3. Surface Book 2 Microsoft, 512 GB, donated by CN – Value $3,700

4. Cooking challenge for 20 people including 3-service meal, animated by Chef Jonathan Garnier at La Guilde Culinaire – Value $2,900

5. iPad Pro Apple, 256 GB, donated by CN – Value $1,400

6. Tocara Jewlery Gift Certificate, donated by Tocara Marie-France Reid – Value $750

 

Tickets will be on sale as of May 1st and each ticket costs $10.

The draw will take place on June 21, 2018, at 12:15 p.m. in Transcontinental Center 1 (CN's HQ Lobby). Only the winners will be contacted.

Draw rules are available here: /sn_uploads/fck///EN_Tirage_2018_Reves_Enfants_Reglements_franeais.pdf

 

Raffle tickets on sale with Investors Group

Available in all Investors Group offices throughout Quebec.

 

Raffle tickets on sale with National Bank

Available at the following branches of National Bank:

600 de la Gauchetière West Street, Montréal

895 de la Gauchetière West Street, Montréal

500 Place D’Armes, Montréal

 

Raffle tickets on sale at CN

You can purchase your tickets with our volunteers.

 

At CN's HQ

Laurence Jolicoeur (laurence.jolicoeur@cn.ca) - 16th floor and 2nd floor(Community Fund's office)

Stéphanie Desjardins - 3rd floor (reception)

Marie-France Reid (marie-france.reid@cn.ca) - 5th floor

Alessia Longo (alessia.longo@cn.ca) - 6th floor

Marc-André Langlais (marc-andre.langlais@cn.ca) - 6th floor

Elisa Plevano (elisa.plevano@cn.ca) - 6th floor

Andrea Chartrand (andrea.chartrand@cn.ca) – 7th floor and 15th floor (Police)

Anick Parent (anick.parent@cn.ca) - 8th floor

Joe Nunes (joe.nunes@cn.ca) - 9th floor

Kerry Brady (kerry.brady@cn.ca) - 9th floor

Adeline Hadaya (adeline.hadaya@cn.ca) - 10th floor

Martin Vaillancourt (martin.vaillancourt@cn.ca) - 14th floor

Alain Dugas (alain.dugas@cn.ca) - 14th floor

Sonia Behar (sonia.behar@cn.ca) - 14th floor

 

At 620 René-Lévesque

Sabino Tomasetta (sabino.tomasetta@cn.ca)

 

At Taschereau

Michel Vachon (michel.vachon@cn.ca)

 

Two kiosks will be held in CN's HQ lobby.

 

Kiosks dates (CN HQ):

Thursday, May 3rd, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in CN's HQ lobby.

Tuesday, May 29th, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in CN's HQ lobby.

 

 

Let's make their dreams come true...

 

Mauricie

Myriam, 8 ans, had leukemia

A word from her mother:

"Here's what Mimi tells when she speaks. Just last week, she was telling this to a man sitting in the same waiting room:

 

" I had leukemia, I never got discouraged and my family was always there. I was brave and now I'll have my dream. I'll go on a Walt Disney Cruise. In the meantime, I have my dreamer* while I'm waiting for my big dream!"       

Myriam

 

Thank you for participating in the realization of Myriam's dream!"

 

*Dreamer is the mascot of the Children's Wish Foundation. Every dream kid gets his own dreamy lion plush. He stays with them until their dream comes true and continually reminds them that better days are coming.

 

 

 

 

Montreal

Joshua, 11 years old, has a brain tumor

 

"Joshua has been dreaming of going to Hawaii for several years. Diagnosed since the age of 11 months, he spent a lot of time - and still does - in the hospital.

For him, this trip represents adventure and freedom. Among the things he wants to do are water activities around the island of Maui: sea kayaking, snorkeling, wakeboarding, swimming among turtles. He also wants to see the Haleakala volcano. He dreamed of spending time in a tropical place, in the sun, at the sea. Hawaii and Maui with its magical landscapes of Hana and Haleakala Park has become a must.
Joshua is in 6th grade. He is passionate about fencing and he's a great reader. He is the older brother of Mathis (8 years old) and Léa (4 years old)."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Montreal's North Shore

Shawn, 5 years old, had acute lymphoblastic leukemia

 

"Our little boy Shawn, now 5 and a half years old, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on March 19, 2015 when he was 2 and a half years old. A huge shock for our whole family. Shawn had heavy chemotherapy treatments every week and had several lumbar and bony punctures. He was given pill chemotherapy at home at night. He did everything like a real superhero. We are so proud of him.

His dream is to go to Walt Disney. He has been listening to "Mickey's House" for a long time on the Disney channel and he loves all Walt Disney's characters. He can't wait to see them. When we see the announcements of Walt Disney, he has a big smile and he tells me "one day we'll go, huh, mom?"

I present you our beautiful sunbeam during and after the illness. Thank you all for your generosity, you give the chance to a child who has struggled hard for his life to live a beautiful and big dream."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sherbrooke

Mathis, 12 years old, has cerebral palsy

 

"Hello. My name is Mathis, I'm 12 years old and I love hockey. You can ask me questions about it, I'll know the answer. I dream of going to see the Golden Night in Las Vegas and meet the famous Quebec goalie Marc-André Fleury. I may not be able to play hockey because I have cerebral palsy. But I sometimes play as the goalie with my friends.

 

Imagine my two passions together: hockey and the big city filled with lights and activities. I live in Sherbrooke and it's beautiful, but Las Vegas is WOW! When I go to bed at night, I dream awake of how it will be in Las Vegas and I tell my mom about it."

 

 

 

 

 

Saguenay

Liam, 4 years old, has a brain tumor

 

"I am a little boy full of imagination. I indescribably love Superheroes and Pat Patrol. For these reasons, visiting Walt Disney would be a big dream for me. I would love to be able to prove to my dad that Spider Man exists for real. In the meantime, I take time to fight my illness, heal and spend time with my family."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Montreal's South Shore

Marius, 17 years old, suffers from kidney failure

 

"In 2002, Marius was diagnosed with stage 4 kidney failure. This teenager is a huge soccer fan. Hi favorite team is Read Madrid. His dream is to go to Italy to discover Venice, Rome and the Vatican, Naples and Milan. He would like to visit the basilicas, take a gondola ride on the Grand Canal to admire the city and see the historical monuments."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quebec

Charles, 18 years old, has muscular dystrophy

 

"Hello. My name is Charles, I'm 18 years old and I have muscular dystrophy. This summer, I will fulfill my childhood dream of visiting England and Scotland. I have always had an interest in British culture. From an early age, the Beatles were my favorite band. Today, my idol is the British Ed Sheeran. The famous Harry Potter series has always animated my imagination. I still remember days spent playing the Hogwarts student with my friends. When the opportunity arises, I love having tea with them. Of course, I can't wait to see London's iconic landmarks: The Elisabeth Tower, Tower Bridge and London Eye are just a few examples.Thank you with all my heart for your support to realize this dream which is very dear to me."

 

 

 


Learn more about the organization Children's Wish Foundation - Quebec Chapter (Quebec)