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ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR IN QUÉBEC

There are presently nine subordinate chapters scattered throughout the Province of Québec.

They are governed by the Grand Chapter of Québec.

The Worthy Grand Matron heads the Grand Chapter for a term of one year and is assisted by the Worthy Grand Patron. Together they select a joint or individual project for their year into which the members may make donations.   The project this year is:

Brain Tumor Research Centre
Montreal Neurological Hospital & Institute
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The following are some of the charitable organizations that have been selected over the last several years:

Alzheimer's Association

Breast Diagnostic Clinic of the Montréal General Hospital

Cedars Breast Clinic of the MUHC of the Royal Victoria Hospital

Children's Wish Foundation ~ Québec East and Québec West

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Canada

Emphasis on Live Kidney Donations

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Islet Transplant Program at the Montréal General Hospital (Diabetes)

Juvenile Diabetes

Lamplighters Foundation ~Montréal Children's Hospital

Maison Emmanuel

McGill Cancer Research Centre

McGill Project for Hearing Impaired Children of Québec

MIRA Foundation

Multiple Sclerosis

Old Brewery Mission - Camp Chapleau

Organ Donor Cards

Parkinson's Society of Québec

Prostate Cancer Research

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada:

Pediatric Orthopeadic Specialty Care

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada: (Wish List)

Suicide Prevention in Québec

The Children's Wish Foundation

The Mab-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre

The Wales Home (Richmond)

 

Other charities which are supported by our local chapters are:

4-H Club

Arthritis Society

Barrie Memorial Hospital - Women’s Auxiliary

Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins Hospital

Butler Elementary Breakfast Programme

Camp Garagona

Canadian Legion

Canadian Red Cross - Refuges & Fort McMurray

Girl Guides Canada

Karnak Patient Transport

L’citadelle

Leucan

Old Brewery Mission

Pavilion Marguerite de Champlain

Québec Diabetes Association

Salvation Army

Stanbridge East Sports Association

Terry Fox Cancer Run

Victorian Order Of Nurses - Hudson Branch

Welcome Hall Mission

West Island Palliative Care Residence

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SCHOLARSHIPS

We have a special project unique to the Eastern Star - ESTARL - (Eastern Star Training Awards for Religious Leadership). All funds raised in Québec by our local chapters are awarded yearly as scholarships to people interested in religious training and Church music in Québec. These recipients are recommended by a member or a chapter but need not be a member themselves. An application form is here

PROJECTS:

 

The projects of General Grand Chapter have been generously supported, especially Cancer Fund and ESTARL (Eastern Star Training Awards for Religious Leadership.)  More recently the chapters gave generously to the Tsunami Relief Fund in Asia through the Canadian Red Cross and also the East Coast Hurricane Relief Fund.

 

In 2016 our total charitable donations were $13,395.61

Updated December 2016