Articles written by: Sun Youth

Here at Sun Youth: Motivated to better young lives
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Here at Sun Youth: Motivated to better young lives

Righting social inequities motivated a group of youngsters to establish Sun Youth in 1954.

Sun Youth: Making a special connection
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Sun Youth: Making a special connection

“If grandparents did not exist, we would have to invent them.”

Sun Youth fundraiser at Robin des Bois restaurant in Montreal.
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Here at Sun Youth: Valentine’s Day love to help pay for heat

Over 80 people attended the Sun Youth Valentine’s Day fundraiser February 12.

Sun Youth: The triumph of light over darkness
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Sun Youth: The triumph of light over darkness

Christmas is fast approaching and thousands of families have already registered for a holiday basket, being distributed from Dec. 18-24 at Sun Youth.

Photo by Nicolas 
Carpentier
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Here at Sun Youth: Welcome to the bookstore

Donations to Sun Youth are as diverse as the people who donate.

Here at Sun Youth: Laughter keeps us going
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Here at Sun Youth: Laughter keeps us going

Sid Stevens says there is no such thing as a bad day: some days are just better than others.

Sun Youth: My first work experience
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Sun Youth: My first work experience

Without these amazing individuals, many Montrealers would be worse off.

Fire victims are bused to shelter. (Photo: Tzach Alon)
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Sun Youth supports fire victims

Spring means new beginnings, but this year, many Montreal families were forced to make a fresh start before March 21. With the exceptionally cold winter, the number of residential fires in Montreal significantly increased. In 2008, Sun Youth, the city of Montreal and the Red Cross signed an agreement to […]

Rafael spends some time with Sid Stevens and Sun Youth volunteer Freda Kopyto. (Photo by Joseph Munro)
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Here at Sun Youth: Robin des Bois to the rescue

A February fundraising dinner held in co-operation with not-for-profit restaurant Robin des Bois smelled and sounded great, thanks to Carmine Florist, which gave flowers to the ladies, and Rafael, a Dominican-Québécois singer who kept the evening hopping. Also in attendance were Sun Youth executive director Sid Stevens; Villeray-St. Michel-Park Extension […]

A Sun Youth volunteer helps a mom pick up her Christmas basket. (Photo: Nicolas Carpentier)
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Sun Youth: Holiday Hamper program benefits 5,000 families

Though winter can be dark and cold, Sun Youth does its best to bring light and warmth into the lives of Montreal’s neediest families. In addition to serving 2,400 families every month, the food bank’s Holiday Hamper initiative ensures that nearly 5,000 families receive adequate resources to celebrate together during […]