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Generations Foundation: Contribute to a feeling of home

Adrian and Natalie flank St. Gabriel student Ryan Berry and his parents.

Adrian and Natalie flank St. Gabriel student Ryan Berry and his parents.

Home. This word conjures comfort, calm and the nurturing of oneself and one’s family. It should always be that way, although we can find ourselves suddenly “homeless” during times of political upheaval, natural disasters or other traumas.

Generations Foundation believes that by helping children succeed, they and their families can avoid the agony of food insecurity and other issues that can lead to homelessness.

Some of the 100 schools and learning centres that participate in our food programs are located in NDG: the Walkley, St. Raymond and Westhaven community centres, and Project Chance of Benny Farm. École N.D.G., École Marc Favreau and St. Gabriel Elementary students in Pointe St. Charles enjoy a full hot lunch. About 7,700 students enjoy a variety of foods from our daily programs.

We also support after-school programs in reading, sports and music. Each year, 10 promising students receive laptops to assist them with their studies.

The Generations Foundation’s Theatre Evening is April 30 at the Segal Centre. Call Adrian Bercovici at 514-933-8585 to purchase tickets for Top Girls by Caryl Churchill, a production about love, family, life and the sacrifices made to get to the top. generationsfoundation.com

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