The challenge was to support two associations: Joa joie, which works with children with cancer, and Jeune et rose, for women with breast cancer.
“ The Joa-Joie Association aims To improve the daily lives of sick children who are hospitalized due to cancer or long-term illnesses. For nearly 20 years, she has brought smiles and memories to these sick children. “, Explains his reference Daniel Vita. As for the Jeune et rose association, it is the same “ A group of patients with or affected by breast cancer between the ages of 20 and 40 years. Founded in 2017, the association aims to change the way we look at the disease, because facing breast cancer in young people presents very specific difficulties. “, Adds Alexandra Boone, Youth Ambassador And pink.
“ Success lies in the memories we shared together that will always remain. Success in raising awareness about a very present topic, Which takes our loved ones with it “, Carol Colmenero, municipal councillor, announced when handing over the check.
Solidarity is not an empty word in the city, and the challenge this year was to raise funds to support these two associations. Carol Colmenero mobilized many artists who generously participated in a solidarity concert. Volunteers too. The success was complete.
Didier Serrat, President of the Merchants Association, mobilized his network to collect the raffle prizes. Sylvie Troutin, Deputy Delegate for Culture, mobilized the artists for this process with the help of Yolande LaFrançaise, the elected official and artist who created a group painting with the students of the art workshop, the first batch of the raffle. The Voluntary Gymnastics Association raised funds through a raffle and the Petanque Club from the competition. The project was coordinated by the Solidarity Reception Point. Lawrence Osena, Mayor of the City, and Marie José Viegas, Vice President of the Center for Community Social Action (CCAS), presented a global check for $5 240 €.