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Desjardins has a long tradition of involvement with local youth. This is why Caisse populaire Desjardins de Saint-Raymond–Sainte-Catherine is so enthusiastic about the massive concerted effort being made by all Desjardins components toward youth outreach.
Your caisse is proud to support the following projects or organizations:
Your caisse has been offering this service across its territory for several years. Thanks to this program, young students learn the value of money and consumer goods, as well as the importance of settings savings goals and meeting financial commitments. In addition to having the chance to win prizes at Christmas and at the end of the school year, participating students are eligible to a $10 member dividend when they make 7 or more deposits over the school year. To learn more, go to https://www.caissescolaire.com/en - External link. This link will open in a new window..
For the past 25 years, École secondaire Louis-Jobin de Saint-Raymond has been offering the student caisse service to its students and staff. It’s a great way for them to experience the benefits of cooperation and to share its values within a school setting. Every year, everyone who’s made a deposit has a chance to win a laptop at the end of the school year.
Every year since December 2012, the caisse has donated $10 per student for sporting, cultural or educational activities to schools located on its territory. That’s an annual total of $25,000.
Every year, the caisse organizes a special evening where 421,000 in scholarships is awarded to students pursuing post-secondary studies.
The caisse has been contributing to the Coopérative jeunesse de services Saint-Raymond – Saint-Léonard since 2011. Thanks to the $5,000 donated every year, a group of 15 young people can be trained by 2 facilitators to offer services to residents, while learning how a cooperative works. And since 2018, the city of Sainte-Catherine has had its very own youth services cooperative.
The Maison des jeunes de Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier is a long-time partner of Desjardins. Among other initiatives, the Ma terrasse au soleil project made it possible to build a terrace equipped with a BBQ, patio furniture and outdoor games. This gives the 30 young people who visit the house a comfortable place where they can cook and hang out together, judgement-free.
Minor league hockey, dance troupes, the Saint-Raymond arena, Ski Saint-Raymond, Club de patinage artistique de Saint-Raymond, soccer clubs, Vallée Bras-du-Nord, day camps, sailing clubs, etc. There are several places visited by our youth and supported by Desjardins. At Desjardins, we’re committed to working together to help young people thrive!
The information provided here is for demonstration purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional advice.
Before making investment decisions, you are advised to speak with your caisse advisor or your account manager at a Desjardins Business centre.
The information contained in this section should in no way be considered as advice or a recommendation by Desjardins Securities Inc. or Disnat.