Énergie Cardio has been involved with Opération Enfant Soleil since 1999. Our mission is to promote health and our children’s health is particularly dear to us.
And so, wishing to further our involvement, in collaboration with Opération Enfant Soleil, we created the Fonds Josée Lavigueur in 2006. Our mission is to prevent pediatric illnesses through physical activity and sports. Specifically, the objectives are to facilitate access to physical activities and sports for all kids and especially for handicapped and/or toddlers age 0 to 5 years old. Furthermore, a new axis was added to our mission to prevent youth obesity by promoting physical activity.
Here are some achievements made possible thanks to donations from the Fonds Josée Lavigueur of Opération Enfant Soleil:
- Purchase of adapted sports equipment designed for handicapped children: tricycles, adapted wheelchairs designed for athletics, etc.
- Psychomotility equipment: motricity course, balls, exercise mats, body harnesses and snap hooks, sensory educational games, adapted swing sets, metal structure, etc.
- Purchase of sports equipment and access to physical activities made possible for teenagers to participate in a running program
Funds raised mainly through the Défi Cardio 25 heures, donated to Opération Enfant Soleil are dedicated above all to make that mission a reality.