Ach-Raf fled Togo, where he was an apprentice trucker, because of the difficult living conditions there. He has been in Quebec for nine years and worked in factories for several years. For health reasons, he had to stop working. When he wanted to return to work, he ran into trouble. "I like doing my job as a stock handler. It allows me to get out of the house and to get work experience and training. It's a good work environment."
New in Pierrefonds - Roxboro!
A Donation Centre……..
and also a Renaissance Bookstore!
Montreal, November 26, 2013- The non-profit organisation, Renaissance, is happy to announce the opening of its fifth Bookstore-Donation Center located at 4917, Des Sources Blvd in the Pierrefonds - Roxboro borough. Everyone interested in doing their part for both the environment and the community is invited to drop off their clothes and other household items in good condition and at the same time check out the wide selection of books at low prices and no tax! All at the same address and all year long!
The Renaissance Bookstore, welcoming spaces
The bookstore sells books donated by the community, at low prices and tax-free! All proceeds from the sales go to support the mission of the organisation which offers job-training and re-integration into the workplace for people who have difficulty finding work. The Bookstore offers booklovers a large variety of publications, a selection of the best works donated throughout the organisation’s network of Donation Centres. Books for all ages with new arrivals everyday offered in a warm and comfortable atmosphere.
Do something good for the community
and good for the environment
Giving to Renaissance is much more than just an eco-friendly gesture- it helps hundreds of people to re-integrate into the workforce with the socio-professional programs offered by Renaissance. All goods generously donated to Renaissance are sorted, ticketed and re-sold throughout the network of ten Fripe-Prix stores. 100% of the sales generated is reinvested in the social mission of the organisation, which truly changes lives by restoring hope and dignity to people seeking a second chance.
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You want to make a donation, clothes, books, toys, furniture or any other household goods reusable? Click here You want to shop in one of our ten Fripe-Prix store? Click here