MONTREAL, April 22, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - L'Abri d'Espoir will be hosting a special benefit evening on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 1 Place Ville Marie (Hall nord) from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Ranee Lee, Canada's diva of jazz vocalists, and The Melissa Pipe Trio will perform some jazz classics. L'Abri is honored to have Sylvie Rodrigue, partner at Torys Law Firm L.L.P., as the honorary chair and Kelly Alexander as the benefit's emcee.
The event will raise funds and awareness for L'Abri d'espoir, the Montreal women's shelter operated by The Salvation Army, an international non-profit organization.
"We are very excited about this event, which will be a fun evening in support of a serious cause" says Major Anne Venables, Salvation Army spokesperson. "Homeless women are very vulnerable and desperately need the safety and dignity which L'Abri d'espoir provides. We are grateful to the many talented and generous individuals who are donating their support to make this event a success."
Tickets are $135 and can be purchased by contacting Nadine Parsons at 514-288-7441 #2266 or at Nadine_Parsons@can.salvationarmy.org.
About L'Abri d'Espoir
The Salvation Army in Montreal has offered shelter to women in crisis since 1890. With annual admissions at 650, L'Abri d'espoir is a safe and supportive environment for women and their children. The mission is to help each woman realize her potential for successful, independent living. Dedicated and qualified staff supports the residents as they make progress towards a new life of health and hope.
SOURCE: L'Abri d'espoir
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