Created by Townshippers’ Association, this guide is designed to help organizations providing health and wellness programming to seniors in the historical Eastern Townships, in developing sustainable fundraising plans and diversifying their funding sources. A fundraising plan can help your organization shift from being reactive to proactive. Instead of scrambling to find funding, you’ll be able to look forward, anticipate your needs, and work towards meeting them in the short and long term.
Created with the support of the Community Health and Social Services Network, funded by Health Canada through the Roadmap for Canada’s Official Languages 2013-2018: Education, Immigration, Communities. Special thanks to the Uni-Aide Foundation for generously sharing guidance and past fundraising plans with the creators of this guide.
A simplified guide for health care services in the territory covered by the CIUSSS de l’Estrie, provided by the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Estrie – Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke. To download, visit SanteEstrie.qc.ca
In September 2016, the public health director for the Estrie region released a report health and education outcomes of anglophones and immigrants and the region’s francophones. The “Responding to the needs of linguistic and cultural communities in the Estrie” report looks at a number of factors influencing the health and wellness of these communities and provides recommendations. Available on the public health directors website [santeestrie.qc.ca], Townshippers’ is happy to provide a copy of this report, in English, for download [click here].
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CBC News: Anglophones, immigrants in worse health than francophones in the Eastern Townships, Sep 29, 2016
Gerald Cutting, President of Townshippers’ Association, talks to CBC Quebec AM’s Susan Campbell about the report.
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