For over 30 years, Power Corporation and its employees have supported Centraide of Greater Montreal by taking part in its annual fundraising campaign mobilizing thousands of volunteers, organizers and donors. Through careful investment of the money it raises in 350 area organizations and community projects, Centraide aims to improve the quality of life for the most vulnerable so as to build an inclusive, poverty-free Greater Montréal.
Centraide has close to 50 years of expertise in and knowledge of Greater Montréal neighbourhoods. In fact, since 1974, Centraide has helped create and maintain a social safety net in Greater Montréal, home to over half the people living in poverty in Québec.
Centraide implements strategies:
In addition to providing financial assistance, Centraide also supports the development of community organizations, notably through capacity building and leadership programs.
Paul Desmarais III, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sagard, a member of the Power Corporation group of companies, is Co-Chair of Centraide’s 2022 campaign.
people helped by Centraide in the Greater Montréal area annually
invested in Laval, Montréal and South Shore communities in 2021-2022
organizations and community projects supported