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Sun Youth: Nothing says summer like bikes and camp
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Sun Youth: Nothing says summer like bikes and camp

Sun Youth is gearing up for another fun-filled summer.

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.

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.

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 […]

NBA legend Robert Parish poses with young Sun Youth athletes Jason Drivakos (from left), Trenton Dias-Maxwell and Luca Rienzo. (Photo: Joseph Munro)
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NBA fills tall order for charity

Sports have a special place in Sun Youth. Since 1954, the organization has offered a number of programs to Montreal children. Some former Sun Youth athletes have gone on to professional careers, like Miami Heat NBA champion Joel Anthony and the Boston Celtic’s Kris Joseph. Recently Sun Youth hosted NBA […]