Welcome Hall Mission

Welcome Hall Mission

July 04, 2016 07:00 ET

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Pointe-Claire native to play a friendly game with the men of Welcome Hall Mission

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 4, 2016) - Most men turning to Welcome Hall Mission for help have called the street their home. But on one special evening, the street will become the home of an epic game of ball hockey in the company of Anthony Duclair from the National Hockey League. This event is a way for the organization to keep the homeless men motivated so that they can eventually play a more active role within the community once they are out of the street and back on their feet. The men will also be treated to great food by renowned establishments from just around the corner. As a way to give back to the Saint-Henri community in a delicious way, Tuck Shop will provide gourmet burgers with all the trimmings and Rustique Pie Kitchen will serve mouth-watering desserts.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 5th from 4 to 5 PM
WHAT: Friendly game of ball hockey followed by a BBQ
Ceremonial face-off and photo op with Anthony Duclair pre-event
National Anthem and live music
WHO: Anthony Duclair, NHL player for the Arizona Coyotes
Cyril Morgan, CEO of Welcome Hall Mission
Farell Duclair, director of WHM Men's Mission and former CFL player
Clients from Welcome Hall Mission's Reinsertion Program
Gerda Findeisen, Soprano singer
The Choirboys
WHERE: 606, rue de Courcelle, Montréal (in the parking lot facing the Mission)

About Welcome Hall Mission

Established in 1892, Welcome Hall Mission has become the largest doorway to help for Montrealers in need. Many programs are available to support the homeless, young single mothers, families, children and youth. Welcome Hall Mission aims at giving them hope through concrete actions and effective solutions to help them improve their lives and reintegrate into society.

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Contact Information

  • For more information or to schedule an interview:
    Sophie Allard, APR
    Phone: 514 499-3030, ext.771

    Kathryn Stephens
    Senior Manager of Development and Public Relations
    514-523-5288 ext. 303