Homeschooling in Quebec: the reality of disadvantaged families

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the increasing obsolescence of schools as well as the lack and exhaustion of teachers. Terry Pomerantz highlights the impact of homeschooling on underprivileged children and families. Homeschooling, what is it and why? Normally, some families choose to homeschool their children. The main reasons given by parents are that the children … Continued

How to organize a fundraiser with a BBQ theme?

The Pomerantz Foundation specializes in organizing events to raise funds for children in need. They have held 12 golf tournaments, a Queen Flash outdoor concert and many other events, helping raise over $5,000,000 which the Pomerantz Foundation has distributed to over 30 charities. Based on his experiences, Terry Pomerantz offers advice on how to do a … Continued

What can we do to help underprivileged kids in winter?

“We who are fortunate enough to live well find it hard to imagine how much disadvantaged children need our help. We must do something!” With these words, Terry Pomerantz wants to encourage us to become aware of an unacceptable situation. With a few simple gestures, our generosity can change this reality. It is simply a … Continued

Let’s support shelters for women victims of violence

According to the Canadian Women’s Foundation, a woman is killed by her partner every 6 days. In addition, 50% of women have experienced at least one act of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16. Every year, 362,000 children witness acts of domestic violence and every night 3,491 women and their 2,724 children … Continued

Terry Pomerantz supports the education and integration of youth from cultural communities, including young women of Jewish origin

A father, son of an immigrant and a Lanaudière mother Terry Pomerantz is the eldest son of Saül Pomerantz and Alice Brûlé. Saul was born in Montreal to an Austrian father and a Romanian mother, while Alice is from Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, north of Joliette. The Pomerantz family is one example among thousands of an immigrant family that … Continued

Winter coat donations: think of the disadvantaged children

Misleading Appearances The Pomerantz Foundation is well placed to know this. Since the beginning of the COVID 19 pandemic, the number of families in need has increased dramatically. It is not uncommon to see children in the middle of winter with worn-out sneakers and discarded coats that have stopped protecting them from the cold long … Continued

How to organize a fundraiser?

Each year, the Pomerantz Foundation donates millions of dollars to several charitable organizations that care for underprivileged children in Montreal. In this article, Terry Pomerantz gives us 6 tips for organizing a successful fundraising event. Terry Pomerantz’s 6 pieces of advice: Choose a cause that donors identify with Mobilize a team of volunteers Manage the … Continued

Terry and the Pomerantz Foundation wish you all the best for the holiday season

For the holiday season, Terry Pomerantz extends his best wishes to all his readers and to all those who help underprivileged children. This year more than any other, the Holidays will be a time for celebration. Of course, we will have to “reinvent” the way we get together. There will be fewer of us at … Continued

Get ready for your next charity golf tournament

“The Pomerantz Foundation team has mastered the organization of charity golf tournaments in a way that few organizations do. On the other hand, I’m not a good golfer, far from it! I barely know how to hold a golf club and I don’t know much about club assembly. So if I need to change the … Continued