The Foundation of Stars previously known under the name of Fondation for Research into Children’s Diseases is recognized as the most important source of non-governmental funding for pediatric research in Quebec.
Since its first Telethon in 1977, the Foundation has distributed more than $64.5 million to pediatric research centres at the following hospitals:
|B’nai Brith Canada
The voice of the Jewish Community, representing their interests across the country. Since 1875, this organization has achieved major breakthroughs in the fight against anti-Semitism, racism, and human rights.
|Knights of Columbus
A Catholic lay movement whose primary goal is to help members in need to promote and manage education, charitable, religious and social endeavours, and provide support in times of war or civil disaster.
Ordinary citizens who work in communities throughout the world to make neighbourhood life better.
A Canadian Service Club made up of active community volunteers. Working together, members enhance the quality of life in their communities by promoting service, fellowship, positive values and national pride.
Members respond to the needs of their community by pooling resources to address global issues. Kiwanis International is "Serving the Children of the World".
|Knights of Pythias
The Fraternal Order of the Knights of Pythias and its members are dedicated to Universal Peace. Pythians promote understanding amongst men of good will as the surest means of attaining peace.
The Lions Club provides services for today’s youth. They also work to protect the environment, and build homes for disabled persons and for senior citizens.
The Optimists "Bring out the best in young people", by organizing community-based work projects designed to include youths. By believing in youth and giving them the necessary tools to fulfill their destiny, Optimists hope to make a better world.
Their motto is "Peace and Fraternity". This Service Club focuses on members’ personal fulfillment and the promotion of French through the Club’s social, cultural and humanitarian activities.
A worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian services, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world.
A global service organization composed of women executives in business and in professions working together across political and social boundaries, to advance the status of women throughout the world.