Over $1 million to fight dropout rates in Quebec

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Over $1 million to fight dropout rates in Quebec

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 12:20pm

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Youth Fusion announced it raised over $1 million for their projects in 2011 during an event that attracted over 250 business leaders, community members, and students, and held at Montreal’s City Hall a few weeks ago. With the help of their partners, among them Vigilant Futures, the funds raised will go to projects and activities devoted to countering dropout rates in Montreal-area high schools.

Read the full blog post here: http://blog.vigilantfutures.com/community/over-1-million-to-fight-dropout-rates-in-quebec

 

About Youth Fusion

Youth Fusion is a non-profit organization that mobilizes universities to counter drop out rates. Last September, Youth Fusion announced that all of Montreal's universities had agreed to join forces to encourage kids to stay in school. Their formula is simple: Youth Fusion sends university students, working as project coordinators, into high schools to implement projects that motivate teenagers to stay in school, and strengthen their school spirit and sense of belonging.

About Vigilant Futures

Vigilant Futures is a Montreal-based research and development firm, a leader in the design and implementation of high-performance systems and innovative software solutions applied to the world of finance. The Company fosters active engagement with the community, believing community involvement enriches the experience of working and living in Montreal and offers a collaborative and rewarding work environment. For more information, please visit www.vigilantfutures.com.

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Keywords: Volunteerism & Community Engagement | Education | Vigilant Futures | Youth Fusion | community | dropout rates

CONTENT: Blog