Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse and Tel-Jeunes
Tel-Jeunes is an esteemed foundation that has been providing confidential hotline services to young people in the province of Quebec for over two decades. As their spokesperson, Sarah-Jeanne brings visibility to a valuable resource that encourages anyone under 20 to reach out and ask for help of any kind (or simply for a sympathetic ear) via phone, text, email or chat.
Tessa Virtue and FitSpirit
FitSpirit is an awesome Quebec-based organization whose mission is to promote physical activity among teenage girls. This not-for-profit teams up with schools and provides tools and resources to help girls between 12 and 17 get involved in sports, and generally get active. As an Olympic figure skating champion, Tessa makes for a most inspiring FitSpirit mentor!
Liz Plank and Girl Up
Founded by the UN Foundation, Girl Up provides young girls around the world with leadership development programs that focus on developing community organizing, goal setting and effective communication skills. Liz is currently a board member for this wonderful non-profit organization that takes an interest in a wide range of issues intersecting with gender equality.
Mitsou Gélinas and the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation
The Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization that funds scientific and medical research, provides support for breast cancer patients, and raises funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. Mitsou has been their dedicated spokeswoman since 2006, bringing attention to their various campaigns and fundraising efforts.
Needless to say, we’re proud to count these women as our collaborators and it warms our hearts to know that many people, probably more than we know, are out there spreading good. For that, we are grateful.