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Development and Peace was founded in 1967 by Canada's bishops, laity and clergy to fight poverty in the countries of the South, and to promote greater international justice. Inspired by Gospel values, particularly "the preferential option for the poor," the goals of DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE are to support initiatives by people in the Global South to take control of their lives and to educate Canadians about North-South issues.
The Lions are an international network of 1.3 million men and women in 200 countries who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities around the world. Lions participate in a vast variety of projects which range from cleaning up local parks to providing supplies to victims of natural disasters.
In 2006, our local food bank, La Mie de l’Entraide, provided temporary food relief to approximately 1,900 persons in need. Some of the food collected each week in our parishes makes its way to La Mie de l’Entraide.
The soup kitchen, La Table de Bethléem, is located in the basement of the St. Gregoire church. Every school day, approximately 50 meals are made and served to school-aged children in need.
Cereal bars are collected once a month during the school year. To quote from the Buckingham School Principal “…students arrive at school without eating breakfast or having food to eat during the day. Your donations have made a great difference in the lives of many students - by nourishing their bodies, you make it easier for us to nourish their minds.”
The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men's fraternal benefit society that was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.
The images - rainbow, humankind and a helping hand - these three simple figures represent the sum total of United Way’s mission - to improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action. Put together, it's about working together for our community. It is a symbol of hope, of service, and of help.
The Legion is a non-profit, dues-supported, fraternal organization with approximately 1,600 branches in Canada, the United States, Germany and The Netherlands. The Royal Canadian Legion is one of the foremost non-government agencies working for the well-being of Canadians in virtually every community across the country. Although well known as Canada's pre-eminent non-profit veterans support organization, relatively few Canadians realize that the Legion is also active in many other areas or that its programs benefit people throughout society.
The Outaouais Health and Social Services Network involves citizens, public institutions, service organizations, and community resources in the planning and delivery of quality and accessible health and social services to the English-speaking population.
Founded by Jean Vanier, L'Arche is an international organization creating communities with people who have developmental disabilities. In nearly 200 small homes and day settings across Canada, caregivers and volunteers from diverse cultures and backgrounds share deeply committed relationships with people with developmental disabilities.

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490 Charles Street • Gatineau • Québec • J8L 2K5
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