Trois-Rivières, June 20, 2017 - The Corporation des Évènements is pleased to announce that it will support three organizations particularly helping children and families in the region by offering them free access to the show Cirque du Cirque - STONE, Hommage à Plamondon next summer at the Cogeco Amphitheatre.
During each performance of the show between July 20 and August 19, 12 to 20 people supported by Leucan Mauricie, Pédiatrie Sociale de Trois-Rivières and Autisme Mauricie will be able to marvel at the prowess of Cirque du Soleil, bringing back a little bit of happiness with them at home.
"It’s at the centre of the Corporation's priorities to support various organizations that are making a difference in the lives of families in the Mauricie region. We are pleased to offer a magical and festive moment to many of them, who will enjoy an evening with the Cirque du Soleil at the Cogeco Amphitheatre. » Says Steve Dubé, Executive Director of the Corporation des Évènements de Trois-Rivières.
About Organizations Supported
Leucan has been committed to supporting children with cancer and their families for nearly 40 years. In addition to supporting clinical research, the Association offers to its family members distinctive and adapted services: emotional support, financial assistance, referral services, massotherapy, hospital-based playroom and entertainment, social and recreational activities, school stabilization programs, end of life and bereavement follow-up, and the Leucan Information Centre.
Dr. Gilles Julien's mission is to enable children from a vulnerable environment to thrive and develop their potential, according to the Convention on the Rights of the Child. As a visionary leader, he created a preventive approach, social pediatrics in the community, that ensure respect for each of the fundamental rights of the child.
Autisme Mauricie is a community organization with a mandate to assist parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), autism awareness and advocacy, information and training for people with autism, their parents, relatives and others interested in the cause and support for the development of direct support services for people with autism spectrum disorder, their families and their relatives.