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Awareness Clubs

Whether it is to help out your neighborhood, to make new friends, or to enlarge your CV, these clubs will offer you countless opportunities to give back to your communities.

Hackers for Humanity

Hackers for Humanity aims to create a collaborative learning opportunity for students to learn to code, and apply their knowledge to solve-real world problems relating to social justice.

Meetings: Every 2 weeks during AP

Activities: Brainstorm sessions, coding sessions where members can ask their questions about coding or bring up concerns/problems that they have.

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Grey Matters Movement

Grey Matters will work to raise awareness as well as fundraise for the Brain Foundation of Canada. This club will also aim to stimulate the scientific interest and involvement of fellow students through seminars about brain tumors and neuroscience.

Members (last year) 60
Meetings: 2-3 times per semester during AP on campus.

Activities (last year): Conference with a Marianopolis professor, sheep brain dissection and a visit to the Neurological Institute.

Want to join? Contact Mayuura Rajendram by Mio!

Marianopolis Pride Club

The club’s goals are to promote awareness of, provide support to, host events associated with, and represent the LGBTQIA2S+ community of Marianopolis College. We provide a safe space for queer students and bonding time so that they feel a sense of solidarity and familiarity amongst people with similar experiences.

Meetings: 4-5 times per semester during AP on campus or after school.

Activities: Gatherings, game nights, movie nights, hangouts (picnic), volunteering

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Coda is a student-led fundraising initiative that has rapidly grown into an intercollegiate association in official collaboration with the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). Our goal? Raise funds and awareness as well as to inspire the leaders of tomorrow to take action in the fight against cancer! 

Members (last year): 10
Meetings: 2-3 times per semester on Zoom.

Activities (last year): Awareness seminars and fundraising events.

Want to join? Contact Edward Hee Yun by Mio!

Urban Roots

To make community gardens more accessible for people in and around Montreal, and with it to bring awareness to the environmental issues that govern our modern day world.

Members (last year): 25
Meetings: Once every two weeks during AP on campus and on zoom.

Activities (last year): Plant sales, badminton tournament and working towards a school garden.

Want to join? Contact David Thomas Li by  Mio!

Montreal Chinese Hospital Club

The MCH Club unites student volunteers who seek to positively impact the lives of the MCH's senior residents. Volunteers participate in the hospital's intergenerational recreation program and special events, enriching the lives of our gonggongs and popos. Join us for in-person volunteering!

Members (last year): 40

Activities (last year): Weekly or bi-weekly volunteering at the Montreal Chinese Hospital

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CIUSSS Volunteers

We work to provide the students at Marianopolis with volunteer opportunities at the CIUSSS Health Facilities for those who want to give back to the community or for those who seek experience in the medical field.

Times: On your own time

Activities: Volunteer at a CIUSSS Health Facility

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Operation Smile

Operation Smile is an international medical charity that has provided hundreds of thousands of free surgeries for children and young adults in developing countries who are born with cleft lip, cleft palate or other dental and facial conditions. The objective of this club is to raise awareness and funds for children with facial deformities irrespective of where they live and/or their socio-economic condition.

Activities: Fundraisers such as bake sales, movie nights, raffles, spirit weeks, and sports tournaments.
Meetings: Tuesdays or Thursdays during AP (depending on the week)

Want to join? Contact Talia Trottenberg or 

Doctors Without Borders

The Doctors Without Borders club's main goal is to raise funds for MSF through a series of activities and events. Our club also promotes awareness for Doctors Without Borders and allows you to get deeper insight into their work and how they respond in times of crisis.

Members (last year): 25

Meetings: First meeting to familiarize with the club and other meetings will happen before an event or activity.

Activities (last year): Fund raising activities, organize seminar hosted by Doctors Without Borders organization.

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Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation

Our club's main goal is to raise money for the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation. On a large scale, the impacts our club will make will affect the lives of many children for the better whether that may be just putting a smile on their face or helping fund a life saving treatment.

Members (last year): 30
Meetings: 2-3 times per semester during AP on campus.

Activities (last year): Fundraising activities.

Want to join? Contact Joyce Choi by Mio!

Jack.Org Mental Health Awareness 

We are a club of with passionate people who share one thing in common: Mental Health Awareness. We are a club that is paired with a non profit organization called Jack.Org which is a Canadian organization that focuses on empowering Youth to be able to talk about Mental Health issues. We are planning to join other Jack.Org Chapters to host an inter-collegiate event with student speakers, have fundraisers during the school year (and no, not bake sales) and we host weekly to go weekly meet ups to talk about whatever is on members minds on mental health!

Meetings: Usually Tuesday’s during AP, some evening meet ups with pizza ;)

Activities: Weekly discussions, speaker events and fundraisers, team ups with the counselling team, etc...

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MEDLIFE is a club that works with the organization MEDLIFE and partners with low-income communities in Latin America (Lima, Peru in June 2022) to improve their access to medicine, education, and community development initiatives. On Mobile Clinics, volunteers will have the opportunity to shadow our medical professionals, help run the triage, education, and tooth brushing stations, and help to complete a development project in one of the underserved communities.

Members (last year): 20
Meetings: 2-3 times per semester during AP on campus.

Activities (last year): Moving Mountains campaign event and Power Hour fundraiser.

Want to join? Contact Maria Vintila by Mio!
Want to join MEDLIFE (org)?

Female Force

The Female Force strives to empower women from all walks of life across the world. Our mission is to allow the strength and beauty of every woman's unique experiences to shine. Our goal is to highlight all aspects of the struggles and the triumphs of women on a global scale and offer young women the tools to pursue success.

Members (last year): 28
Meetings: Once a month during AP on campus.

Activities (last year): Bake sale, clothing drive, self-defense courses (which we will do again this year) and a women's cabaret

Want to join? 

Truth & Reconciliation Club

The Marianopolis Truth & Reconciliation Club aims to raise awareness around contemporary Indigenous issues and Canada's colonial history, all while creating a safe community for both Indegenous and non-Indigenous students.

Members (last year): 7
Meetings: Once or twice per semester during AP on campus.

Activities (last year): Coffee and chatting introduction event, short film streaming and art sale.

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The Pink Plan

Through fundraising and the promotion of our club, the Marianopolis Pink Plan aims to raise awareness about the different needs in women’s shelters within our communities.

Meetings: Once or twice a month during AP on campus.

Activities: Every semester our club will hold a fundraiser where students will be able to donate clothes which will be given to select women’s shelters.

Want to join? Contact Nehna Patel by Mio!

The Movember Club

The movember Club is a space of mutual encouragement for people whishing to participate in movember. It is also aims at educating whomever is interested on issues for which the money will be raised and donated. But what is Movember? Movember is an annual event that takes place during November, where participants are encouraged to grow their moustaches and raise donations to do so. Donations will go to the Movember Foundation which tackles issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide.

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Marianopolis First Aid Team (MFAT)

The MFAT aims to create a safe and health-conscious Marianopolis environment through student engagement. First Aiders staff the First Aid Room daily in pairs. Club members can also participate in bi-monthly health and prevention campaigns.

Times: 1h/week of volunteering in First Aid Room.

Activities: Social events, bake sale, Annual Health Fair, Montreal Intercollegiate First Aid Competition, health and prevention campaign activities, First Aid procedures practices.

Want to join? 

Sign Language Club

The Sign Language Club has one principal goal: offering the opportunity for students and staff members to learn the basics of ASL! It is the best way to communicate with deaf and hearing impaired people and can be useful in public situations. Ultimately, the club hopes to raise awareness about Deaf Culture and aims to make our society more inclusive.

Times: Every week.

Activities: Weekly meet to learn basics of ASL and engage in conversations, Deaf Culture exploration, speakers, movie screenings.

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We are REDES/NEED (Réseau pour l’Émergence et le Développement des Ecovillages au Sahel/ Network for Ecovillage Emergence and Development in the Sahel). Through different fundraisers and volunteering opportunities, this club supports the development of Ecovillages in the African Sahel.

Times: 1 meeting every 2-3 weeks to touch base and activities available to whoever wants to participate.

Activities: Fundraising / volunteering (ex. tutoring).

Want to join? 

Magasin du Monde

We are Marianopolis’ Fairtrade club collaborating with Oxfam Canada. We hold Fairtrade product sales, awareness events, giveaways, Fairtrade baking competitions, and so much more! Join us to hear first about local events and to participate in club activities!

Times: Once a month.

Activities: Fairtrade product bake sale, awareness campaigns, giveaways, and much more!

Want to join? Matthew Homa

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