Welcome Hall Mission

Welcome Hall Mission

October 05, 2016 11:12 ET

Media Advisory: A Traditional Meal That Could Be the Beginning of a New Life for Many Homeless Men

Alouettes players to take part in Welcome Hall Mission's Thanksgiving dinner

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 5, 2016) - Thanksgiving is the occasion for many to take a moment to be grateful while sharing a meal with family. But for many homeless Montrealers it can be a day that seems to be more difficult than usual. This is why Welcome Hall Mission will again be hosting a special Thanksgiving dinner for over 350 homeless men and women. For this festive evening, the Alouettes players will trade their football uniforms for aprons and personally serve meals to Montreal's less fortunate.

WHEN: October 10, from 5:30 to 6:30 PM
WHAT: Thanksgiving dinner served by the Alouettes players
WHO: - Farell Duclair, Director of the Men's Mission at Welcome Hall Mission
- Cyril Morgan, CEO of Welcome Hall Mission
- Alouettes players (Jean-Christophe Beaulieu #46, Nicolas Boulay #5, Chip Cox #11, Ethan Davis #16, DeQuin Evans #94, Sam Giguère #15, Kyries Hebert #34, Cam McDaniel #33, Jacob Ruby #69 and Brandon Rutley #23)
- Live music by Micky Farkas and Gary White
- A man who is using Welcome Hall Mission's services
WHERE: 1490 St-Antoine Street West in Montreal

About Welcome Hall Mission

Since 1892, Welcome Hall Mission has been the largest doorway to help Montrealers in need. Many programs are available to support the homeless, young single mothers, families, children and youth. Welcome Hall Mission gives 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
    514 499-3030, ext. 771
    514 808-9474

    Kathryn Stephens
    Senior Manager of Development and Public Relations
    514 523-5288, ext. 303
    514 220-6071