Brothers & Sisters Weekend – November 9, 10 & 11, 2017 at Camp Garagona

                          On Friday afternoon, November 9th, 10 siblings of autistic children from the South Shore of Montreal and 2 staff from Autisme Montérégie descended upon the camp facilities in Frelighsburg for a weekend of … [Read more...]

2016 Grant of $5,363 from L’Opération Enfant Soleil

In 2016 the Butters Foundation received a grant of $5,363 from Operation Enfant Soleil for the purchase of specialized equipment for children (0 to 6) in the various units of our traditional rehab partner establishment, (formerly le Centre de réadaptation de la Montérégie-Est), and for certain needy families. The equipment has been spread … [Read more...]

A Siblings Support Project- Sponsored by Autisme Montérégie

  Based upon funds raised during our 4th campaign (2006 to 2009) targeting, in part, parental support, the foundation donated $70,000 to Autisme Monteregie in 2010 for an experimental project targeting the siblings of autistic children ranging in ages from 8 to 11. This was a 3-year project involving camp retreats for siblings who had … [Read more...]

‘’Changing Lives by Creating Opportunity’’- A Special Invitation

On Wednesday April 19th, 2017 representatives of the Butters Foundation were invited to a celebration of student achievement and donor support at the Faculty of Education of McGill University. The Executive Director of the foundation, Ron Creary, had been invited to give the keynote speech in recognition of the foundation’s 30 years of support for … [Read more...]

Public Notice – Building

Avis public Dans le cadre de l'entente-cadre Canada-Québec sur l'habitation sociale, Les Maisons Butters Inc. sollicite l'intérêt des organismes à but non lucratifs (OBNL) pour l'achat d'un immeuble qu'elle possède. … [Read more...]

A Timely Donation from a Satisfied Parent

An appreciative parent of the Rougemont farm respite service, who has used the service for over 4 years, recently donated $6,000 in memory of her late husband. This money is to be used for the cultural activities that Jerome and his team implement on a regular basis. Besides activities on site, Jerome organizes day trips to recognized sites in the … [Read more...]

2016 Massey-Vanier Secondary School Butters Foundation Bursary Winner (French side)

Jérémie Nadeau (right) captured the Butters Foundation prize and the Academic Medal of the Governor General at the school’s annual awards night in early June 2016. The cheque for $1000 (foundation prize) was presented by M. Jacques Yelle (left), Vice-Chair of the Butters Foundation. We congratulate M. Nadeau on a job well done and wish him well in … [Read more...]

The NEXUS Project

The NEXUS Project: Evaluation of a Programme Targeting Clients under the age of 21 with Anti-social Behaviors Under the direction of Dr. Diane Morin of UQAM, this R & D project is based upon a model developed by the University of Oregon for clients with normal IQs. Our public rehab partner has introduced this model into their service system, … [Read more...]

Grant of $15,000 to the Butters Foundation for a 14-station Obstacle Course at Camp Garagona

In 2015, the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation gave a grant to the Butters Foundation for the construction/installation of a 14-station obstacle course on the site of Camp Garagona in Frelighsburg. This grant was part of the ‘’From Caring to Curing” campaign of the Butters Foundation. The installation of the above mentioned obstacle … [Read more...]

2016 Massey-Vanier School Scholarship Bursaries (English Side)

Please find below the 2016 bursary winners from Massey-Vanier Sceondary School (English side) in Cowansville, QC.   From left to right, 1st photo, Bill Duke, Treasurer, Butters Foundation, & Matthew Marier, Butters Foundation scholarship winner. 2nd photo, Anne Escande (left) and Abigail Choiniére, (right), winners of the Lily … [Read more...]