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All 52 portraits. 52 realities. Community Agencies Génération Centraide Social initiatives VIVANT
Download the song “VIVANT” here for free!

You’ve seen (and shared) the video for the song VIVANT. Just like us, you were touched by the song’s message of hope and want to…

Making a huge dent in social inequality, toonie after toonie

Generation Centraide is a group of young people committed to the common goal of reducing social inequality in Greater Montreal.  We might not be rolling…

Montreal, we love you. But over 20% of poverty is way too much.

Montreal, we love you, we adore you. We’re proud to call ourselves Montrealers (even if we live in Laval… or Longueuil!). We love your festivals,…

Alex Nevksy and Jérémy Demay present VIVANT, in partnership with RBC Royal Bank

It’s the holidays! To celebrate, Alex Nevsky and Jérémy Demay are getting together with Generation Centraide to release the single VIVANT, a song of hope…

Myriam I used to teach English in a private primary school in Aleppo, in Syria. Our school was entirely destroyed. I worked there for five…

Fighting Food Insecurity, So That No One Has To Choose

Most of us have experienced having to make sacrifices in order to save our money up for something that we really wanted. We might have…

Samuel “I left home when I was 16-17. We were often arguing with my mother, the conflicts were really unbearable, and that day she just…

Karine “When you’re a lone mother, it’s sometimes difficult, so you have to go open doors to find help, even if there’s always a little…

Kids Eat Free: Student-Run Food Co-ops in Montreal

Those of you who have spent days (or weeks) subsisting off ramen, or rice and beans, know that living on a student budget can be…

Myriam “When I was little, I didn’t understand why some people were starting from birth with more ease than others. I wanted to create associations…

Tamy “I’m a Montrealer, of Haitian parents, and working here allows me to better understand what my parents have experienced as immigrants. I see it…

Anonymous “I’m from India, I came to Canada in 2004. Before, I spoke no English and no French. Between 2005 and 2013, I worked in…

A toonie goes a long way: Introduction to Generation Centraide

Want to make a social impact in your community, but aren’t sure where to start? See individuals your age having a difficult time accomplishing their…