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.

Enough's Enough

Enough's Enough is a club that focus on raising awareness of the social issue of childhood trauma, providing resources that help them recover from their childhood adversities to public and supporting traumatized children by collecting funds to charity through major events.

Members (last year): 26

Meetings: 2-3 times per semester during AP on campus.

Activities (last year): BOBA days and psychological aid training.

Want to join? Contact Lim Ha by Mio!

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!

Shriners Children's Hospital Club

Educate students and raise awareness on neuromuscular conditions and injuries in association with the Shriners Children's Hospital through fundraising events, guest speaker events, information campaigns and much more.

Members (last year): 71
Meetings: Once every two weeks during AP on campus.

Activities (last year): Educational Kahoots and charity events.

Want to join? 

Ecovillage Network (REDES)

Réseau pour l’Émergence et le Développement des Ecovillages au Sahel (REDES) is an organization that aims to create more ecofriendly and sustainable eco-villages in the Sahel region of Africa. Currently located in Sénégal, the organization aims to expand its reach into the neighbouring countries of Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Niger and The Gambia. The club organizes fundraisers, raises awareness and gives various sources of aid to help REDES achieve its mission.

Members (last year): 10
Meetings: irregular / no set schedule

Activities: Fundraisers

Want to join? Contact Philippe Carvalho-Guertin 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

Want to join? 

CODA

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!

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.

Want to join? 

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!

The Creative Route

Our club focuses on nurturing a community of student artists and raise funds and awareness to prevalent social issues through art activities.

Want to join? Contact Norah Dupont by Mio!

Members (last year): 15-20

Meetings: Once a month during AP or during weekends on campus or on Discord.

Activities (last year): ArtCon with Origami Club or Santropol Fundraiser.

MEDLIFE

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.

Want to join? 

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!

Black Student Union

To promote multiculturalism within Marianopolis and strengthen the bond of the Black student body at Mari.

Members (last year): 16

Meetings: Once a week, during AP.

Activities: Games, movies, fundraisers, discussions

Want to join? Contact Emma-Sheryl Nana by Mio!

Black Widow

Black Widow aims to empower young women at the college to embrace a healthy lifestyle whilst thriving in their studies, and encourage movement and positive body image amongst female youth. From synchronous workouts, running sessions, to bike rides, Black Widow is a safe space for young women to become their best selves.

Meetings: Every 2 weeks

Activities (last semester): Synchronous group workouts and activities (Running, cycling, yoga, HIIT, etc.) and asynchronous workouts for ponderation hours

Want to join? Contact Catherine Wang or Sana Mhish by Mio!