The Beaconsfield Mens Slo Pitch raise $850

The Beaconsfield Mens Slo Pitch leage has donated $850 to TBF from monies raised during their 2012 charity tournament. These ball players really do a fantastic job raising much needed funds for community organizations, and have a great time doing it! TBF is proud to be associated with BMSP and thank all involved with this […]

Comedy Night raises $2,100

In benefit of Eleanor Côté Home, the COMEDY NIGHT organized by Rosa Natale of the Department of Child and Family Services raised an impressive $2,100! The Eleanor Côté home offers one three-day respite period per month to 48 families which have children with an intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder. In order to support this […]

Beautiful Coverage Of A Beautiful Project

Following the grand opening of Eleanor Côté Home by WMRC, the Taylor-Birks Foundation, Centre Marc Vanier, their employees and partners yesterday, the media coverage was fantastic. Most notably, CTV’s Rob Lurie produced a moving two-minute report on the 6 o’clock news, declaring that “as they say in real estate circles, the house has great bones […]

Grand opening of Eleanor Côté Home

MONTREAL, Quebec, June 16, 2011 — The Taylor-Birks Foundation today hosted hundreds of guests at the grand opening and open house of Eleanor Côté Home, a brand-new specialized children’s respite home in Beaconsfield, which corporate donors, West Montreal Readaptation Centre(WMRC), Centre Marc Vanier (CMV) and the community have helped to grow over two years by raising over $1 million. The facility […]

McDonald’s owner raises $4,000 for respite home!

The WMRC community thanks George Bolanis, owner of McDonald’s restaurants in Beaconsfield, Dorval and Kirkland, his family and McDonald’s customers for helping to raise an astounding $4,000 for the WMRC respite home yesterday as part of this year’s McHappy Day.  “We’re told this was a record day and the respite home will receive double the amount we thought!” said Gary Whittaker, […]

Three generous donations, two lovely stars

$650,000 DONATION TO DIRECTLY BENEFIT MONTREALERS WITH AN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY OR AUTISM, FUND NEEDED RESEARCH Montreal, Quebec, September 29, 2010 — The Eleanor Côté Foundation, a Montreal-based charity that has helped numerous causes over the last 30 years, today bestowed a major and final donation on three establishments devoted to individuals with an intellectual disability […]

Follow the respite home’s progress here

On June 23, 2010, WMRC broke ground on a specialized children’s respite home in Beaconsfield, for which corporate donors, WMRC, its foundation and the community raised close to $1 million. The photos below track the progress of building Eleanor Côté Home, which enjoyed its grand opening on June 16, 2011.  Photos by Sébastien Tremblay and Melissa Di Blasio

Respite funds from Beaconsfield Men’s Slo-Pitch League and local MNAs!

West Montreal Readaptation Centre (WMRC) is delighted to announce two very special donations towards its new respite home. The Taylor-Birks Foundation and WMRC offer their heartfelt thanks to theBeaconsfield Men’s Slo-Pitch League for donating the proceeds of its annual charity tournament to the Building Hope campaign – and to no fewer than four local members of the […]

Timely News Coverage for Respite Home Groundbreaking

West Montreal Readaptation Centre (WMRC) and its key partners, the Taylor-Birks Foundation and Centre Marc Vanier, are delighted with recent media coverage of the June 23 groundbreaking ceremony for the respite home now being built in Beaconsfield. “We are very pleased, and we hope this attention will help to draw even more donations toward furnishing […]

WMRC breaks ground on respite home!

West Montreal Readaptation Centre breaks ground on respite home for children with complex needs, thanks to some $1 million in donations Montreal, Quebec, June 23, 2010 — West Montreal Readaptation Centre (WMRC) today hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new specialized children’s respite home in Beaconsfield, for which corporate donors, WMRC, its foundation and the […]