Supporting Auberges du Cœur across Quebec

Supporting Auberges du Cœur across Quebec (1 min 12 s)

Added on October 17, 2017

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Every year, Auberges du cœur helps 3,500 people between the ages of 12 and 30 overcome difficult situations. Working together to support them, that’s the Desjardins difference.

  

Supporting Auberges du Cœur across Quebec (1 min 12 s)

Added on October 17, 2017 | Desjardins Group

The Desjardins difference - Auberges du cœur

Note: The information in brackets describes the visual and audio content of the video, and the rest of the text corresponds to the dialogue.

[Text on screen: The Desjardins Difference No. 06]
[Image: Black and white mosaic of participants' faces]
[Background music: Piano and voice]

[Text on screen: Every year, Auberges du cœur helps 3,500 people between the ages of 12 and 30 overcome difficult situations.]
[Image: Auberges du cœur]

Josiane Despins: We're here for young people who are going through a tough time, and who are at risk of ending up on the streets.
[Text on screen: Josiane Despins, Field Coordinator]

Jacqueline Gagnon: If they come here, it's because they want to get out of that life.
[Text on screen: Jacqueline Gagnon, Social Worker]
[Overlay image of a pictogram showing a person running towards an exit]
[Audio: No running!]

Marianne Lemay: When I got here, I didn't trust anyone—I had been hurt too many times.
[Text on screen: Marianne Lemay, former resident]

Olivier Grenier Forcier: We're not here to judge anyone; we accept people for who they are.
[Text on screen: Olivier Grenier Forcier, Social Worker]

Josiane Despins: Our purpose is to create a bond with them, so we can help them get back on their feet, and ultimately become productive members of society.
[Overlay image of five interlocking arms, with each person's hand on the next person's wrist]

Marianne Lemay: The social workers here got me to open up and now they're very important to me because, over time, they helped me find my place.
[Text on screen: They helped me find my place.]

Olivier Grenier Forcier: Some kids end up here and they don't have any form of ID.

Joanie Côté: You can't do much if you don't have a health card or a birth certificate.
[Text on screen: Joanie Côté, Social Worker]

Jacqueline Gagnon: To get a health card, you need your birth certificate. To get your birth certificate, you need your health card.
[Overlay image of papers piling up in front of the social worker until she disappears behind the pile]
[Audio: sheets of paper piling up]

Olivier Grenier Forcier: There's a lot of paperwork, so it's really important to take the time to go through everything with them. [Overlay image of papers covering the screen, then two hands that make an opening, revealing the social worker's face]

Marianne Lemay: We learn how to be independent. They're here for us. They explain things to us.
[Text on screen: Be independent]

Joanie Côté: You can do it! Don't give up!
[Overlay image of words of encouragement]
[Audio: cheers]

Jacqueline Gagnon: Yes, they learn a lot from us, but we also get to learn so much from them!

Marianne Lemay: Now, I believe in myself just like they do.

[Text on screen: Working together for Auberges du cœur]

[Text on screen: That's the Desjardins difference]

[Background music: Piano and voice]

[Image: Desjardins logo]
[Audio: Desjardins musical motif]

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