Fundraising cocktail

On June 17th, the Guy Côté Wealth Management Team from the National Bank of Canada organized a fundraising cocktail benefiting the Lise Watier Foundation. More then 300 guests attented the event  in the garden of the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal.

An amount of 25 000$ was raised to  fund the Dans la Rue – Fondation Lise Watier scholarships for young women, often single parents, who want to pursue their postsecondary studies and build a life for themselves.

Many thanks to Guy Côté and his incredible team for there generosity and devotion !

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” I felt exhausted, so I questioned my future. The program changed my life!  It allowed me to refocus on my needs and visualize where I wanted to go. I met women who gave me confidence and shared their knowledge to help me start my own business.


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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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“Go ahead, believe in your dreams because anything is possible, really, ANYTHING! Never, at 60, would I have thought it was possible… But thanks to the Let’s Start Up program, I have come out of my shell; I now realize how much potential I have, and I know I will make it.


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Major donors

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National Bank
Fondation J.A. DeSève
Power Corporation of Canada
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