Coffee sale

Over four weeks, Option Femmes Emploi organized a coffee sale in their center, which allowed them to raise the amount of 200$ for the benefit of Lise Watier Foundation. This is a wonderful example of the little things that can lead to bigger ones when a team works together towards a vision. Thank you to

Garneau Travail fundraising fashion show

It is with great gratitude that we emphasize the extraordinary participation of the students of Garneau Travail who have chosen to dedicate their 2015 Fashion Show to the Lise Watier Foundation. The event who took place last February 26th in Quebec City, generated the generous amount of 3075$. Once again, we thank the team for

Fundraising auction

On May 7th, an art auction organized by the Galerie Angers and sponsored by the National Bank, was held at the Bank’s head office in Montreal. Thanks to our guests and to the generosity of our sponsors, the evening helped us raise 55,000$. This was a great success!

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“I am so grateful for the Lise Watier Foundation’s financial aid for studies. Thanks to this support, I have the tools I need to become professionally accomplished and to live again. I am proud of where am today and know that my children are too…and you can’t put a price on that.” 


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Fondation J.A. DeSève
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Power Corporation of Canada