Two successful activities for Portage Quebec

2017-06-27

Each year, the Portage Foundation organizes two golf tournaments, one in Quebec City and another in Montreal, to help finance rehabilitation programs for adolescents in the province of Quebec. Montreal Region   On Monday June 12th 2017, the 20th Portage Golf Open and Cyclo-sporting Tour was held at the prestigious golf club Laval-sur-le-Lac. Portage is… Read more »

Bell Let’s Talk initiative supports Portage once again in 2017

2017-02-16

About Portage

Portage is grateful to have been selected by the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund to receive a donation once again this year for its drug addiction rehabilitation program for Mentally Ill Chemical Abusers (MICA). Portage’s MICA Program is a residential drug addiction rehabilitation program for men suffering from both mental illness (primarily schizophrenia) and substance… Read more »

Metamorphosis Day – Portage celebrates its 44th anniversary

2017-02-14

1973 Portage Centre in Lac Écho - Winter

On February 14, 1973, Portage’s first drug addiction rehabilitation centre, located in Prévost, Québec, opened its doors to a small group of adults who wanted to overcome their drug addiction issues and take back control of their lives. Since then, Portage has expanded its drug rehab services, opening other centres in Ontario, New Brunswick, Québec… Read more »

Soirée des Grands Philanthropes 2016: once again a great success!

2016-10-1

Soirée des Grands Philanthropes 2016 Avec Premier Ministre

Montreal, October 1st. Portage’s annual Soirée des Grands Philanthropes fundraising gala has been honouring inspiring Québec business people since 2004. On September 29, 2016, the 13th edition of this event paid tribute to Mme Monique Leroux, President of Mouvement Desjardins from 2008 to 2016 and President of l’Alliance coopérative internationale, for her vision and exceptional contribution. Mme… Read more »

Awareness on the streets of Montréal thanks to Publicité Sauvage

2016-08-7

Camapgne RE - Portage

Portage’s RE awareness campaign, developed courtesy of Hop Comportement de marque, has been posted on the streets of Montréal over the past two years in collaboration with Publicité Sauvage and TC Transcontinental. Publicité Sauvage has offered to post all remaining posters from the campaign free of charge over the next couple months, in order to… Read more »

Two successful golf tournaments for Portage Québec

2016-07-27

Golf - Portage Québec - Fondation Portage

Portage’s annual golf tournaments in Montréal and Québec City raise significant funds to help finance Portage’s drug addiction rehabilitation programs for youth in Québec. Montréal Region The 19th edition of the Montréal Regional Golf Tournament, and the 2nd cycling event were held on June 13 at Club Laval-sur-le-Lac, under the Honorary Chairmanship of Luc Bisaillon,… Read more »

New scholarship program helps Portage clients pursue their education

2016-07-21

Académie Portage - Bourse d'étude

Portage’s Day Centre for adults in Québec City can now offer its clients a new academic scholarship program, thanks to the generosity of the Québec-Charlesbourg Rotary Club. A plan to reintegrate the workforce after treatment is an important component of Portage’s drug addiction rehabilitation program for adults, whether they line up a job or decide… Read more »

Tables du Chef 2016 raise money for Portage

2016-07-8

Tables du Chef - 2016 - Portage

Every year in the springtime, businesspeople from the Québec City and Montréal regions participate in Portage’s Table du chef events, which raise money for Portage’s drug addiction rehabilitation centres for youth. In Québec City, the event takes place at the Fairmont Château Frontenac and in Montréal, they take place at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth and… Read more »

Portage’s Mother and Child Centre celebrates 20 years helping mothers overcome drug addiction

2016-06-21

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Montréal, June 21, 2016 – The residents currently in treatment at Portage’s Mother and Child drug addiction rehabilitation centre welcomed partners and members of Portage’s Board of Trustees to the centre today to celebrate the program’s twentieth anniversary. Extra cause for celebration was the good news that Portage recently received about recurring financial support for… Read more »

Portage wins Best Fundraising Event at Canadian Event Industry Awards

2016-04-13

Mme Colette Taylor - remise de prix

Montréal, April 13, 2016 – Portage is proud to announce that the 12th Edition of the Soirée des Grands Philanthropes – Tribute to Jean-Guy Desjardins won the award in the category Best Fundraising Event for a community based organization in Canada at the 19th Canadian Event Industry Awards in Toronto on Thursday, March 31st. Winning… Read more »