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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 2015
Top Story: Making an Impact on our Society

Spreading joy, laughter, and music wherever she goes, Barbara “Barbie” Deal illustrates some of the creative ways L’Arche communities are reaching out to include people with intellectual disabilities, even those who still live with their families. Barbie started her involvement with L’Arche Cape Breton as a member of the Ride the Wave summer program for young people, before beginning her weekly job at The Hope Chest used clothing store, as well as the Hear Me Roar art program.