Christmas Draw – Helping Our Neighbours


On December 15, 1967 the United Irish Societies of Montreal promoted a Christmas Drawing at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Cavendish Boulevard during Richard Cooper’s presidency. The proceeds of this project went to welfare and social services. Mr. Austin Wilson chaired this committee and a cheque in the amount of 154$ was donated to the Montreal Children’s Hospital for the purchase of a special wheelchair. To put this in perspective, according to Bank of Canada’s Inflation Calculator a good that cost 154$ in 1965 today would cost 1160$. Continue reading Christmas Draw – Helping Our Neighbours