Holiday campaign: nearly 200 baskets offered this year

28 December 2022

This year, the Foundation provided nearly 200 gift baskets to clients in need. 🎁🎄The tradition has been going on for 10 years now, but the need has never been greater than it is today.

For a whole week, our social workers visited their clients and families to offer them a delicious Christmas meal, prepared by GEMO (Groupe d’Entraide de Mercier-Ouest), gift cards for the grocery store and other surprises. A bit of magic during this holiday season ✨

The foundation thanks all the employees who mobilized themselves for the preparation of the baskets and the deliveries. Thanks also to the generous donors of this campaign.🫶


Testimonial from a caregiver 

Being close to vulnerability, precariousness, suffering, means having a front row seat to adversity. It means feeling, at times, a great helplessness in our limits as caregivers. Today, December 15, 2022, I had the privilege (and I would even say the honor) of distributing a Christmas basket from the Foundation to a client in need. His smile, his joy and his warm thanks touched my heart. I saw the eyes of a father grateful for the opportunity to make essential purchases and to be able to consider buying a gift for his child, thanks to the gift cards offered. The IUSMM Foundation is an invaluable support to our users. A heartfelt thank you on behalf of myself, my colleagues and our users to you, dear donors. Your donations are extremely precious and allow us to distribute light (support, hope) in times of darkness. Thank you, thank you, thank you
Caroline Perron,
psychoeducator, adult mental health
and magic elf. 



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