2019-2020 Annual Report – Chaire DITC UQAM

Please click on the link to open the 2019-2020 annual report of the Chaire DITC (UQAM). Note that it is only available in French

2019-2020 annual report of the Chaire DITC (UQAM)

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Camp Garagona Closed for Summer of 2020

COVID – 19   Dear members, campers, clients and partners, The current pandemic affects us all, Camp Garagona as well, more than we could have imagined a few weeks ago. In these exceptional times, like at all the times, our focus is on the health and safety of our campers, their families and our staff when planning our services and […]

2019 Activity Report

2019 Activity Report

Thank you Dr. Barakett

(in french only) C’est avec beaucoup de tristesse que mon équipe et moi-même avons appris, il y a quelques mois, le décès de Dr William Barakett, C.M., président de la Fondation Butters et grand promoteur de la qualité de vie des personnes marginalisées. Je veux lui rendre hommage, mais je sais que les mots ne pourront exprimer toute la […]

2019 Bursary Ceremony – Massey-Vanier Secondary School

        This year’s award ceremony was held on May 29th on a beautiful late spring evening. The recipient of the 2019 Lily Butters Prize, in the amount of $1,500, was Jacob Quilliams, (left). The winner of the Butters Foundation prize of $1000 was Trinity Cabana, (right). We wish them both all the best […]

Camp Garagona – An Important Cause for Dr. Bill Barakett

Camp Garagona: An important cause for Dr. Bill Barakett Sherbrooke Record 24 Oct 2019 COURTESY    The splash pad at Garagona(photo) Submitted by Ronald Creary, Executive Director of the Butters Foundation and Nick Brien, Executive Director of Camp Garagona Camp Garagona is a community organisation for intellectually disabled people, nestled in the village of Frelighsburg and built in 1969 by community […]

The Holt Foundation Continues to Support the Rougemont Farm Service

The Butters Foundation is proud to announce a recent grant of $10,000 from the Holt Foundation of Quebec City to support the animal therapy project at the respite farm on Rt. 112 just outside of Rougemont. This project was the product of strong support and intensive fundraising on the part of Mrs. Pam Dunn, an active […]

La Fondation les petits trésors Supports the Rougemont Respite Farm Service

    Thanks to La Fondation les petits trésors for its $20,000 grant to the Butters Foundation for the Rougemont respite farm service in 2018. This has allowed the service to operate on an on-going basis, since it suffered a significant drop in financial support from its traditional supporters. This grant has allowed the service to continue supporting over 50 […]

Dr. Bill Barakett, C.M. : 1945-2019

  Dr. William Barakett, the President & Chair of the Butters Foundation, passed away peacefully at the MUHC in Montreal during the night of August 26th surrounded by family, at the end of a 6-month battle with brain cancer. Dr. Barakett had been the President of the foundation since 2000 and had led the organization through 3 capital campaigns that […]

Invitation to the new Arts Building – Camp Garagona