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The following organizations are having special events in the coming weeks and need the help of MANY volunteers. HAVI Friends will be present at these events and would love the help of more volunteers.

If you would like to help out, please email Cindy Hovington at friends@happyvillageintl.com or call at 514-451-0246 ASAP (so that we can inform these foundations before the date of their event).

The Donald Berman YALDEI Developmental Center

Fundraiser Preparation (Celebration of Hope) – October 15th (for about 2-3 weeks)

Yaldei is looking for volunteers to help prepare for a fundraiser they will have on November 4th. Invitations need to be sent immediately so please let us know if you can help for a few hours after school.

Volunteers will need to go to the center (after school) at the following address: 2100 Marlowe, 5th Floor Montreal QC, H4A 3L5

Also, if you are also interested in attending this event or to make a donation please see the website:

The Friendship Circle

Walk for Friendship – October 28th, 2012

Location: Hampstead Park (noon-4pm)

Walk begins in the basketball courts at Hampstead Park
30 Lyncroft, Hampstead
and ends back at the park

For more information on this even to make a donation please see the website:
Montreal Walk For Friendship


1) OKA National Park Running Room Race - November 4th, 2012

What you will be doing:
• preparing and handing out race kits
• food preparation and distribution
• directing runners/ walkers on the course/ handing out water, etc.

Getting there
On Sunday, November 4th 2012, volunteers will be meeting bright and early in the morning and should be done by mid afternoon.

Volunteers have the option of meeting at WIAIH (111 Donegani in Pointe-Claire, H9R 2W3) and taking a bus provided by WIAIH to the Oka National Park. Some volunteers may meet us directly at the Oka National Park. This must be confirmed in advance.

2) Holiday Potluck Brunch – Sunday November 25th, 2012 (noon till 4pm)

WIAIH will need volunteers to help this event run smoothly. It will take place at the following location:

Marcel Morin Community Centre
14068 blvd. Gouin West
Pierrefonds, QC
H8Z 1Y2