Generous contribution from Opération Enfant Soleil


Opération Enfant Soleil’s generous contribution of $9,049 through “Fonds sport et santé durable” made it possible for our young, vulnerable clientele to benefit from a step machine, a new coveted piece of equipment. Portage’s Lac Écho residential centre welcomes teenagers aged 14 to 18, many of whom have started using drugs at a very young… Read more »

An invitation to théâtre Jean-Duceppe


Picture credit : Thanks to Hydro-Québec’s generosity, eight residents from the Portage adult rehabilitation program at Lac Écho had the opportunity to attend the play Moi, dans les ruines rouges du siècle on Wednesday, March 20. A longstanding partner of Portage—and as part of its agreement with Théâtre Jean Duceppe—Hydro-Québec donated tickets to our… Read more »

The Clinique Virtuelle’s Visit


On February 5, Portage welcomed Alice Massicotte from Clinique Virtuelle for a tour of the Portage Mother and Child Centre, and Mental Health and Addiction Centre. The Clinique Virtuelle representative seized this opportunity to gift soothing blankets to residents enrolled in the Portage program. With their comforting properties, these blankets apply gentle yet deep pressure… Read more »

Veronic Dicaire visits the adolesents centre


Singer, impersonator, actress and TV host Véronic DiCaire was moved by the Portage cause after performing at the 20th edition of Soirée des Grands Philanthropes honouring Guy Cormier. She voiced her interest in learning more about our organization. Together with Remon Boulerie, Véronic visited our residential centre for adolescents in Lac Écho on January 3,… Read more »

Thanks to Canadian Tire Jumpstart Foundation


We want to extend our warmest thanks to Fondation Bon départ de Canadian Tire du Québec for their great generosity towards adolescents and young adults at the Portage residential centre in Saint-Malachie. We also want to extend our gratitude to Mr. Réjean Léger from Canadian Tire in Saint-Romuald for his outstanding collaboration, and to Mrs…. Read more »

Inspiring visit for Saint-Malachie’s youth


On Tuesday, November 14, Portage had the honour of welcoming the Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec, the Honorable J. Michel Doyon, to our Adolescent and Young Adult Centre in Saint-Malachie.  Mr. André Roy, President of PMT ROY Assurances et services financiers, Portage Board member and Chair of the annual fundraising campaign, also joined us with several committed… Read more »

Soirée des Grands Philanthropes: $1,250,000 net raised


Portage celebrated the 20th edition of its Soirée des Grands Philanthropes event on Thursday, September 21st, and paid tribute to Mr. Guy Cormier, President and Chief Executive Officer, Desjardins Group. His outstanding contribution to the business community and to Quebec’s socio-economic development was highlighted, along with his unwavering support for young people, women, and entrepreneurs.  … Read more »

26th Golf Omnium in Québec City


The Portage Foundation team and volunteers welcomed 136 golfers at the Royal Quebec Golf Club on Monday, June 12th for the 28th edition of Portage’s Golf Open. The weather was perfect, and the participants spent a wonderful day on one of the finest golf courses in Quebec. Our heartfelt thanks to all participants for their… Read more »

25th Golf & Cycling Tour of Montreal


The 25th edition of the Golf and Cycling Tour event was held on Monday, June 5th at the prestigious Laval-sur-le Lac Club and was highly successful, raising a net amount of $130,000. All 140 golfers and 24 cyclists attended this sunny day with much enthusiasm. The evening’s testimony of an adolescent who will soon complete… Read more »

“La Table du Chef” – Fairmont Le Château Frontenac


On April 19 2023, Portage held “La Table du Chef”, a charity event at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. The event brought together 16 business personalities and took place in the kitchen of the hotel’s culinary director, Frédéric Cyr. The participants were invited to get their hands dirty and create a delicious gourmet meal, all… Read more »