Centraide kicks off 74th campaign

Local officials and community members gathered at the Little Red Wagon Winery in Clarendon on Thursday evening for a happy hour to kick off the 2018/19 Centraide Outaouais fundraising campaign. From left: Pontiac Warden Jane Toller, former MP and cabinet minister Lawrence Cannon and Centraide Outaouais Executive Director Nathalie Lepage pose after their kickoff speeches.
Centraide Outaouais has begun their 74th campaign, supporting 79 agencies across the Outaouais that assist vulnerable people. Pictured, MRC Warden Jane Toller kicks off the speeches before introducing the event’s special guests.

CALEB NICKERSON
CLARENDON Oct. 4, 2018
On Thursday evening, officials and members from the local community gathered at the Little Red Wagon Winery in Clarendon to kick off the 74th Centraide Outaouais fundraising campaign.
Centraide, known as the United Way in Anglophone areas, helps fund 79 agencies across the Outaouais that supports vulnerable people. Seven of these organizations are in the Pontiac, including, but not limited to: Bouffe Pontiac, Jardin Educatif and Le Patro Fort Coulonge-Mansfield. They also support the MRC’s Back to School program, for a total investment in the region of more than $160,000 for 2018/19.
The kickoff event started with a happy hour before Pontiac Warden Jane Toller addressed the assembled guests.

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