A Foundation on the Rise!
MONTREAL, June 3, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited
to attend the 3rd annual benefit event of the Fondation de l'Office municipal
d'habitation de Montréal on Tuesday, June 4 at 5 p.m. under the marquee
of the Palais des congrès terrace. Centred on the theme A FOUNDATION ON THE RISE, this evening will allow the Foundation to go one step further toward
helping youth living in Montreal social housing to stay in school and
get actively involved in society.
Some 400 people are expected for the event, including Patrice Bernier,
star player of the Montreal Impact in 2012 and spokesperson for the
Foundation. The event will also allow participants to share the
upcoming experience of a team of 11 people, including three adolescents
from or involved in social housing communities, who will climb the
Acotango volcano in Bolivia next September. This campaign will help
raise funds for the organizations supported by the Foundation.
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Place: Terrace of the Palais des congrès de Montréal
The Fondation de L'Office municipal d'habitation de Montréal (OMHM)
strives to encourage the some 12,000 young people living in Montreal
social housing to stay in school and get actively involved in Montreal
and Quebec society. Since its beginnings in 2011, the OMHM Foundation
has donated over $110, 000 to the three main organizations it supports
working with social housing youth in Ahuntsic, Little Burgundy and
SOURCE: Office municipal d'habitation de Montréal
For further information:
Morin Public Relations
514 289-8688, ext. 231