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Transforming Lives, Transforming Society
The L’Arche Canada Foundation is a not-for-profit charity that raises funds on behalf of L’Arche Canada and is committed to transforming the lives of intellectually disabled people in communities across Canada.


Fall 2010
Top Story: Transforming Lives Across Canada And Around the World

“Astounding” is how one young person describes the story of L’ Arche. In 1964 Jean Vanier left the world of power and prestige to live with two men who had an intellectual disability. He was profoundly touched by their suffering and wanted to help. But he discovered that they wanted more than his help; they needed his friendship. He quickly realized that he had embarked upon a journey from which he would not turn back because of his commitment to the people he had welcomed.