I love being an aunt, and I shower my affection on Emma. Even if she's not "mine," through her I know what it must feel like to be a parent. And what if one day, that child got sick? For some people, it's not a hypothetical worst-case scenario. It's all too real.
Leurs histoires avec Sainte-Justine sont toutes bien personnelles, mais leur volonté à faire la différence est commune. Toutes portées par la cause, 20 familles de cœur s’engagent à amasser 20 000 $ chacune, en un mois, en soutien à la Fondation.
Since 2007, more than 306,900 tubes of Clarins "Rose Câlins" Lip Perfector have been sold through Jean Coutu stores across Quebec, raising $4.5 million for the Foundation and making life better for thousands of young patients.
A Bad Volunteer
I consider myself to be very fortunate. So I give back, and always have. But I often do it haphazardly. And sometimes, I just plain forget.
Become a monthly donor by March 6, 2021, and your gift will be doubled, dollar for dollar, for the next 12 months. Pierre Thabet, a generous donor, will match all new monthly donations for the next year, up to $50,000.
Three years ago, in January 2018, when I came home with two “healthy” newborns, there was no sign whatsoever that Marius’s days were numbered. Both boys appeared to be the picture of health, and life was good. Mind you, Marius was a bit slow to put on weight.
You Lift Us Up
Sick children needed Sainte-Justine as much as ever in 2020, and you were there for them, giving generously in so many ways. Thank you!
As everyone knows by now, the pandemic has been hard on teenagers’ mental health. And these uncertain circumstances have sometimes triggered an eating disorder. But what if they might also be the impetus for finding new solutions for helping out youth? That’s exactly what we are doing at Sainte-Justine, with funding from Bell Let’s Talk.