Discover the key moments that have shaped our history:
1963 to 1976
Volunteers create the conseil des Clubs de service (Council of service clubs) to improve children's quality of life.
Fundraising for passports for underprivileged children, for expo 67.
Fundraising for passports for underprivileged children, for the Olympic Games.
Production of the first Telethon in Québec, the Téléthon des étoiles (The Telethon of Stars), produced throughout Québec, in French and English by CFCF 12.
The Telethon of Stars becomes the Telethon for Research into Children's Diseases.
The Board of Directors is created. It is composed of representatives from service clubs, regional representatives and members not affiliated with a club, who are corporate partners with the Foundation.
The conseil des Clubs de service (Council of service clubs) becomes The Foundation for Research into Children's Diseases. Chantal Lacroix, Mireille Deyglun, André Robitaille et Lori Graham become ambassadors of the Foundation.
The Foundation for Research into Children's Diseases becomes the Foundation of Stars.
The Foundation of Stars telethon presents its last telethon.
The Foundation of Stars celebrates its 35th anniversary. Mario Tessier, a man with a big heart and sensitive to our cause, joins the Foundation as the official spokesperson.
The Foundation of Stars works in new ways to select team members, in order to create a convergent and integrated work environment: the focus is set on the donors who are committed to the magic of Pediatric Research.
The Foundation is again in regions with the Défi Moi pour Toi (Challenge Me to You), and in school with the Ultime entraînement policier (Ultimate police training).