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  • Do Crew Petites Mains

    October Do Crew lends a hand to Petites-Mains

    The CBC Montreal Do Crew is back in action and needs your help. We are looking for volunteers to help out at a fundraising event for a group that helps immigrant women break into the workforce. It takes place the evening of Oct. 19.

    Posted: Oct 12, 2017 7:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017 6:31 AM ET
  • Do Crew Sun Youth

    August Do Crew: Filling backpacks for a good cause

    August Do Crew

    Posted: Jul 31, 2017 2:49 PM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 02, 2017 7:32 AM ET
  • Brain Tumour walk

    New month: New Do Crew event!

    On Sunday, June 11, the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is hosting its 16th annual Brain Tumour Walk, and the Montreal organizers have asked the CBC Montreal Do Crew for help.

    Posted: Jun 05, 2017 6:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jul 31, 2017 3:03 PM ET
  • DO Crew Walk of Hope

    Best cheering squad in town: CBC Do Crew at MS Walk of Hope

    More than four hundred walkers were out in force for the MS (multiple sclerosis) Walk of Hope in Dollard-des-Ormeaux last Sunday. They were greeted and helped along by the CBC Montreal Do Crew.

    Posted: Jun 01, 2017 9:01 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jul 31, 2017 3:02 PM ET
  • Do Crew MS

    May Do Crew call-out: MS Walk of Hope

    by Andrea Stanford

    On Sunday, May 28, the MS Society of Canada is hosting its annual MS Walk of Hope and the West Island chapter has asked CBC Montreal's Do Crew for help.

    Posted: May 18, 2017 12:17 PM ET
    Last Updated: May 25, 2017 7:54 AM ET
  • 2017 Do Crew

    CBC Do Crew helps out at 2nd annual Empty Bowls event

    by Monique Lacombe

    The CBC Montreal Do Crew was out and about on Saturday morning to help serve up homemade soup as part of the NDG Food Depot's 2nd annual Empty Bowls fundraiser.

    Posted: May 03, 2017 8:56 AM ET
  • Do Crew Empty Bowls volunteers

    CBC Do Crew helps fill empty bowls

    On Saturday, April 29, the NDG Food Depot is holding its second annual Empty Bowls event and the CBC Montreal Do Crew is looking for volunteers to help out.

    Posted: Apr 21, 2017 11:14 AM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017 2:49 PM ET
  • Do Crew

    Do Crew volunteers pack shoeboxes full of holiday cheer

    The Shoebox Project provides recipients not only with small necessities like toiletries, but also with a sense of belonging, solidarity and sisterhood.

    Posted: Nov 19, 2016 2:39 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 22, 2016 2:58 PM ET
  • Do Crew volunteers with Debbi Jardine, Shoebox Project

    Do Crew needs a shoe crew on Nov. 19

    by Andrea Stanford

    CBC Montreal's Do Crew is looking for volunteers to help out with the Shoebox Project again this year.

    Posted: Nov 09, 2016 1:43 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 22, 2016 1:36 PM ET
  • West Island Community Shares 1

    CBC Montreal Do Crew: Rise and shine for a good cause

    by Andrea Stanford

    Calling all early risers! The CBC Montreal Do Crew is looking for volunteers to help out with West Island Community Shares' community breakfast.

    Posted: Oct 14, 2016 11:51 AM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 14, 2016 12:50 PM ET
  • ALS 2

    CBC Montreal Do Crew helps walkers end on a high note

    by Jennifer Allen

    On a day where the forecast had been calling for thundershowers, the sun shone on 950 participants and volunteers in the 16th annual Walk for ALS at Montreal's Maisonneuve Park.

    Posted: Sep 20, 2016 2:24 PM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016 10:01 AM ET
  • ALS Walk 1

    CBC Montreal's Do Crew puts its best foot forward

    by Andrea Stanford

    CBC Montreal's Do Crew is looking for volunteers to help out at the annual ALS walk on Sept. 18.

    Posted: Sep 12, 2016 7:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 15, 2016 11:45 AM ET
  • Do Crew - Aviation

    CBC Do Crew flies high at the Montreal Aviation Museum

    by Jennifer Allen

    On Sunday, August 7th, the CBC Montreal Do Crew was on hand for the Montreal Aviation Museum’s Family Fun Day.

    Posted: Aug 15, 2016 12:47 PM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 17, 2016 1:07 PM ET
  • Do Crew Station 7

    CBC Do Crew paints it forward

    by Jennifer Allen

    With the humidex making the temperature feel like 35°C, CBC Do Crew volunteers braved the July heat to put a fresh coat of paint to the exterior of Station 7, a youth drop-in centre in Châteauguay.

    Posted: Aug 10, 2016 2:23 PM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 17, 2016 12:33 PM ET
  • Do Crew 1

    CBC Do Crew goes to camp

    by Jennifer Allen

    Volunteers braved the heat and pre-season blackflies to beautify a camp for underprivileged youth.

    Posted: Jun 27, 2016 8:47 AM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 17, 2016 12:30 PM ET
  • Do Crew Hope and Cope 2

    CBC Do Crew helps beautify the grounds of Hope and Cope

    by Jennifer Allen

    With trowels, spades and pruners in hand, CBC Montreal's Do Crew got down and dirty gardening in Côte-des-Neiges last Tuesday. Our mission: to rejuvenate the Hope and Cope Wellness Centre's outdoor space.

    Posted: Jun 08, 2016 2:50 PM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017 2:59 PM ET
  • Hope and Cope1

    CBC Do Crew: Hope and Cope needs your help in the garden

    by Andrea Stanford

    Calling all gardeners! The Jewish General Hospital's Hope and Cope Wellness Centre is looking for volunteers to help beautify the centre's outdoor space. Join the CBC Montreal Do Crew on Tuesday, May 31, from 1 to 3 p.m.

    Posted: May 12, 2016 5:15 PM ET
    Last Updated: May 31, 2016 6:09 PM ET
  • Empty Bowls

    CBC Do Crew helps make NDG Food Depot's Empty Bowls fundraiser a success

    by Jennifer Allen

    The CBC Do Crew helped out at the NDG Food Depot's Empty Bowls event. Do Crew's organizer, Jennifer Allen, recaps a fantastic community event.

    Posted: Apr 12, 2016 12:32 PM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 13, 2016 11:14 AM ET
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  • Do Crew Chez Doris

    CBC Montreal Do Crew helps out Chez Doris

    by Jennifer Allen

    CBC Montreal's Do Crew cleans and organizes community kitchen and supply room.

    Posted: Apr 04, 2016 8:16 PM ET read comments
  • Empty Bowls on display at Farfelu

    Do Crew helps Empty Bowls fill empty stomachs

    by Johanna Tzountzouris

    CBC Montreal Do Crew to lend a hand at Empty Bowls fundraiser

    Posted: Apr 01, 2016 6:00 AM ET
  • Inuit Community Kitchen at Chez Doris Feb 2016

    Chez Doris needs some spring cleaning

    by Johanna Tzountzouris

    The CBC Montreal Do Crew is heading to Chez Doris, to sort and organize non-perishable food items, clean the community kitchen and make “shower kits” for the women who are clients.

    Posted: Mar 24, 2016 6:30 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016 1:32 PM ET
  • Do Crew collage

    Can the CBC Montreal Do Crew help you?

    by Johanna Tzountzouris

    Are you part of a non-profit or a not-for-profit organization such as a charity, community group or school? Do you have a project or an event where you need some help? The CBC Montreal Do Crew wants to hear from you.

    Posted: Feb 16, 2016 4:16 PM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 21, 2017 2:13 PM ET
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  • Do Crew at Logifem

    Do Crew volunteers brave the weather to lend a hand

    by Jennifer Allen

    On what was one of the worst morning commutes of 2016, six dedicated Do Crew volunteers braved snow, freezing rain and hazardous road conditions to help Logifem women’s shelter in Montreal.

    Posted: Feb 04, 2016 9:13 PM ET read comments
  • Logifem Intervention Worker

    CBC Montreal Do Crew lends a hand at Logifem

    by Johanna Tzountzouris

    The CBC Montreal Do Crew will be lending a hand at the Logifem, an organization that provides emergency and long-term shelter, life skills and personal development training, and transitional housing for single mothers and their children.

    Posted: Jan 28, 2016 6:30 AM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 01, 2016 3:12 PM ET
  • Do Crew volunteers with Debbi Jardine, Shoebox Project

    Blog Do Crew gets it done for Shoebox Project

    by Jennifer Allen

    CBC Montreal's Do Crew prepped thousands of items to be included in shoeboxes for women in need.

    Posted: Nov 24, 2015 6:52 PM ET
  • Shoebox gifts

    CBC Montreal Do Crew: Getting organized for the Shoebox Project

    by Johanna Tzountzouris

    CBC Montreal Do Crew to count, sort and unwrap items to prepare for assembly of shoebox gifts for women's shelters.

    Posted: Nov 13, 2015 6:30 AM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 19, 2015 12:26 PM ET
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  • AMCAL Our Place Children playing

    CBC Montreal Do Crew: Our Place is in need of some extra attention

    by Johanna Tzountzouris

    CBC Montreal Do Crew needs volunteers to clean AMCAL's Our Place, a drop-in support centre geared toward young, vulnerable parents of young children.

    Posted: Oct 09, 2015 6:30 AM ET read comments
  • CBC Montreal Do Crew sorting at Welcome Hall Mission

    Blog CBC Do Crew makes it count at the Welcome Hall Mission

    by Jennifer Allen

    The Do Crew sorted and counted clothing and sundries that will be distributed for free to people and families in need all year long.

    Posted: Sep 29, 2015 4:14 PM ET read comments
  • Distribution of food at the Welcome Hall Mission food bank

    Welcome Hall Mission is counting on the Do Crew

    by Johanna Tzountzouris

    The CBC Montreal Do Crew will be out to help the Mission get ahead on some inventory.

    Posted: Sep 18, 2015 7:15 AM ET read comments
  • CBC Do Crew ASAM Visually Impaired

    CBC's Do Crew helps visually impaired people play sports

    by Johanna Tzountzouris

    CBC's Do Crew is looking for a dozen volunteers to bag groceries in a fundraiser benefiting the non-profit ASAM.

    Posted: Aug 21, 2015 9:57 AM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 21, 2015 9:58 AM ET
  • CBC Do Crew Montreal On Rock

    CBC Do Crew goes above and beyond at On Rock Community Services

    by Johanna Tzountzouris

    CBC's Do Crew cleaned up On Rock’s food depot, kitchen and 53-foot trailer.

    Posted: Jul 31, 2015 2:42 PM ET read comments
  • CBC Do crew On Rock

    CBC's Do Crew to lend a hand to On Rock Community Services

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC's Do Crew is looking for eight volunteers to sort, clean and organize On Rock’s food depot, kitchen and 53-foot trailer.

    Posted: Jul 23, 2015 6:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jul 24, 2015 6:17 PM ET
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  • CBC Montreal Do Crew 2nd year anniversary

    CBC Montreal pays tribute to its Do Crew volunteers

    by Monique Lacombe

    Do Crew volunteers were together at the NDG Food Depots' Good food market last Friday night. It was the CBCs chance to thank volunteers for helping to make the 2nd year such a success.

    Posted: Jul 07, 2015 9:34 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jul 07, 2015 10:30 AM ET
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  • Do Crew turns two

    Monday July 06, 2015

    Video Do Crew turns two

    Monique Lacombe, the head of CBC Montreal's Do Crew, celebrates a milestone with volunteers.

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  • June 2015 Do Crew at Centre Greene

    CBC Do Crew celebrates its 2nd year at Centre Greene party

    by Monique Lacombe

    10 volunteers gathered for this month's Do Crew out at the Centre Greene in Westmount. We helped out with set-up,game supervision and BBQ at the Centre's 25th anniversary party and fundraiser.

    Posted: Jun 23, 2015 6:26 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 23, 2015 6:33 AM ET
  • Centre Greene Community Carnival poster

    Celebrate the CBC Do Crew's 2nd year

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC Montreal Do Crew volunteers will be running games, other activities for kids and helping out with the BBQ at Centre Green's 25th anniversary party.

    Posted: Jun 12, 2015 6:41 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 18, 2015 8:33 AM ET
  • May Do Crew at A Horse Tale

    Blog CBC Montreal Do Crew makes all the difference for A Horse Tale

    by Monique Lacombe

    Ten CBC Montreal Do Crew volunteers were in Vaudreuil on Saturday May 9. The group shovelled, swept and sweat for hours to get the new barn move-ready. A Horse Tale will change locations later this month.

    Posted: May 11, 2015 11:16 AM ET
    Last Updated: May 11, 2015 4:44 PM ET
  • Cruiser kisses Balou (Horse kiss)

    Blog CBC Montreal Do Crew helps A Horse Tale with its next chapter

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC Montreal Do Crew volunteers will be in Vaudreuil on Saturday May 9. The group will be helping A Horse Tale, large-animal rescue, prepare to move into its new barn.

    Posted: May 01, 2015 6:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: May 05, 2015 8:34 AM ET
  • April Do Crew team gathers ahead of dinner service

    Blog CBC Do Crew serves up dinner for Dorval-Strathmore United Church fundraiser

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC Montreal Do Crew was in Dorval on Saturday to serve a four-course meal at the annual fundraiser for the Strathmore-United Church, a murder-mystery dinner theatre put on by the Lakeshore Players theatre group.

    Posted: Apr 27, 2015 10:25 AM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 27, 2015 10:35 AM ET
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  • Murder Mystery dinner theatre at Dorval-Strathmore United Church

    Blog CBC Do Crew takes on Lakeshore Players for church fundraiser

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC Montreal Do Crew will be out in Dorval on April 25 for its next volunteer mission: Serving a four-course meal at the annual fundraiser for Dorval's Strathmore United Church — which just so happens to be a murder-mystery dinner theatre.

    Posted: Apr 17, 2015 6:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 21, 2015 11:06 AM ET
  • Painting at the Gold Centre

    Blog CBC Do Crew gives Abili-T centre 'new lease on life'

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC Montreal Do Crew had a great day at the Abili-T kids' day centre on Saturday. Volunteers scrubbed all the toys, sanded and washed the walls before painting. The centre's director said the Do Crew gave the place a new lease on life.

    Posted: Mar 30, 2015 10:58 AM ET read comments
  • Ball bath at Gold Centre

    Blog CBC Do Crew calls on all painters to help spruce up Abili-T

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC Montreal Do Crew is calling on volunteers to help clean and paint Abili-T, a centre for kids who have autism.

    Posted: Mar 24, 2015 6:30 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 24, 2015 6:51 AM ET
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  • Do crew helene

    Blog Montreal Stars raise $8,500 with help from the CBC Do Crew

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC Montreal Do Crew brought 20 volunteers out to Montreal Stars' fifth annual Fight Against Breast Cancer hockey game to lend a hand and help support their fundraising drive.

    Posted: Feb 23, 2015 11:23 AM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 23, 2015 11:24 AM ET
  • Montreal Stars at fourth annual breast cancer fundraiser

    Blog CBC Do Crew teams up with the Montreal Stars

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC Montreal Do Crew will gather its largest team ever to help out with a fundraising hockey game. The Montreal Stars will hold its fifth annual fundraiser with money going to Wellness Clinic for breast cancer patients at Montreal Cedars Cancer Institute.

    Posted: Feb 12, 2015 6:01 AM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 12, 2015 11:31 AM ET
  • Kitchen cupboard cleaning at Tyndale

    Mission complete! Do Crew cleans up Tyndale's kitchen

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC Do Crew kicked off the new year with its first volunteer assignment of 2015: a clean-up of kitchen at Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre.

    Posted: Jan 28, 2015 10:59 AM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 02, 2015 9:13 AM ET
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  • Tyndale kids

    CBC Do Crew clean-up at Little Burgundy Community Centre

    by Monique Lacombe

    CBC Do Crew kicks off the new year with its first volunteer assignment of 2015: a clean-up of kitchen and community room at Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre.

    Posted: Jan 19, 2015 6:00 AM ET read comments
  • Monique Do Crew Sing-In

    NDG Food Depot and ​​​​CBC Do Crew need you to help feed the community

    by Monique Lacombe

    This month the Do Crew needs to round up 20 volunteers to help with CBC's annual charity drive. This year we'll be shaking cans to raise money for the NDG Food Depot.

    Posted: Nov 27, 2014 4:24 PM ET
    Last Updated: Dec 02, 2014 10:37 AM ET
  • Do Crew Shoebox project

    Blog CBC Do Crew wraps up Montreal Shoebox Project

    by Monique Lacombe

    A team of mostly first-time Do Crew volunteers gathered last Saturday morning to spend a few hours putting together gift boxes for people they will never meet.

    Posted: Nov 19, 2014 7:07 AM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 19, 2014 7:08 AM ET
  • Shoebox Project November 2013

    CBC Do Crew joins the Shoebox Project workshop

    by Monique Lacombe

    The Shoebox Project started in 2005 when Katherine Velan and Debbi Jardine decided to put together some gift boxes for women in a Montreal shelter.

    Posted: Nov 10, 2014 6:46 AM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 10, 2014 6:49 AM ET
  • Fall fair

    CBC Do Crew sets the stage for festive fall fair

    The Do Crew will be at St Willibrord's Parish in Verdun on Oct. 24-25 to help out with its annual fall fair, and is looking for six volunteers to help out.

    Posted: Oct 13, 2014 8:42 AM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 17, 2014 6:51 AM ET

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