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A poem for dad – Terry Pomerantz, head of the Pomerantz Foundation, reflects on fatherhood

“When they come together, a mom and a dad gift their children with all the love in the world. And when a mother and a father offer their children all the love in the world, these children will grow up to gift their own children with all the love in the world too” says Terry … Continued

A poem for mom: mother’s day, the perfect time to celebrate peace!

For the Terry Pomerantz team in charge of the Pomerantz Foundation, celebrating Mother’s Day means celebrating peace. “Let’s remember that mothers have not given birth to soldiers, nor street kids, nor refugees” says Terry Pomerantz, leader of the Pomerantz family Foundation. Terry Pomerantz presents 3 texts carefully selected to celebrate Mother’s Day. The origins of … Continued

A call to come to Ukrainians’ aid!

Terry Pomerantz is concerned. The Pomerantz family is concerned. We are all concerned. Hospitals are bombarded, maternity wards are bombarded. Children are dead or injured. Children hold on tight to their mothers or grand-mothers’ hands to flee from bombs. Mud, ruins, dads left behind to defend Ukraine, to defend the future they had dreamed of … Continued

The evolution of women’s rights in Quebec

For Terry Pomerantz and the Pomerantz Foundation “It is essential that women’s rights in Quebec as well as women’s rights in Canada be respected, so that children’s rights be respected as well. It is of the utmost importance that women’s rights allow for women to overcome poverty and exclusion, so that all children in Quebec … Continued

Terry Pomerantz tells you more about helping sick kids.

“Yes, several foundations like the Pomerantz foundation help sick children and their families. Federal and provincial governments also have support programs, to bring assistance to the families of critically ill children. If sick children and their families need to lean on the generosity of these foundations and our governments, they also need you, your presence … Continued

Elder abuse: what to do?

S.O.S Need help? Elders who are victims of abuse, or the witnesses of such abuse, can contact the Elder Mistreatment Helpline by dialing 1-888-489-2287 or by calling 9-1-1 Mistreatement of the elderly infuriates Terry Pomerantz In 2019, the Survey on Elder Abuse in Quebec revealed that close to 80,000 elderly people were victims of mistreatment. … Continued

Have you been a witness of child abuse? Here is what to do.

Terry Pomerantz denounces all forms of child abuse vehemently: “A child is not born to cry, but rather to play and laugh. A child is born to bring joy to the world, not to suffer!” Risk Factors for Child Abuse  Reasons behind child abuse are multifaceted and interrelated. They are comprised of unfavorable economic family … Continued

What are the different types of violence?

Terry Pomerantz and the Pomerantz Foundation are increasingly involved in the prevention of violence against women.  “Violence against women takes many forms, and can often be subtle. Little by little, the abuser demoralizes his wife and diminishes her self-confidence. When this psychological violence is at its peak, the abuser begins the beatings and rapes. These … Continued

How to help a battered woman?

Between April 1st 2020 and May 4th 2020, 9 women were femicide victims, compared to almost half (5) during the same period in 2019. In the province of Quebec, SOS Domestic Violence (or SOS Violence Conjugale 1-800-363-9010) noted a significant rise in calls for help. Terry Pomerantz mentions that “The West Island Women’s Center receives … Continued