Remembering Cory Monteith a year after his death: His charities
On the anniversary of Monteith's premature death -- from a toxic mixture of drugs and alcohol -- here are a few ways to remember the great things Monteith was able to do before he died. Below, information on three of the charities Monteith supported.
Project Limelight Society -- Monteith was in Vancouver meeting with his agent and the founder of this organization just a few days before his death to discuss future plans for the charity. The program offers underprivileged Vancouver youth an opportunity for arts education and healthy meals.
Chrysalis -- One of Monteith's final public appearances was at the organization's annual Butterfly Ball alongside girlfriend Lea Michele. The nonprofit organization helps homeless and low-income individuals find jobs.
Virgin Unite -- Monteith was an ambassador for this nonprofit foundation of the Virgin Group, which helps support entrepreneurs around the world as they launch and grow businesses and also helps incubate Earth-friendly ideas for businesses to implement.