‘’Poverty is the worst form of violence’’ – Gandhi
In addition to our two food banks, we also help our food bank beneficiaries with employment concerns, information, referral to other services, computer training, etc.
We provide the following services to support our disadvantaged population:
• Food Bank in Laval
• Food Bank in Montreal (Parc-Extension)
• Income Tax Services
FOOD BANK IN LAVAL
Thanks to Moisson Laval, we offer a weekly food distribution service which operates in the basement of Holy Cross Church in Laval, organised and run mostly by volunteers. Food is distributed to marginalised and lower income individuals and families of all origins and ages on a weekly basis, every Thursday morning. Many of our referrals come from the CLSCs.
FOOD BANK IN MONTREAL
Thanks to Moisson Montréal, we have been offering a weekly food distribution service since the spring of 2004. Our food bank functions mostly with the help of volunteers. It is situated in Parc-Extension, at Chalet Ogilvy (821 Ogilvy Avenue) this building is owned by the City. Food is distributed to marginalised and lower income individuals and families of all origins and ages on a weekly basis, every Tuesday morning.
contact us for an appointment with the following documents at hand:
i. Appartment Rental or attestation of rent paid
ii. Proof of revenue (monthly revenue, proof of social assistance, pay stub etc.)
iii. Most recent income tax return and notice of assessment
iv. Utility bill such as a phone or electricity
v. Proof of number of dependants (children) including each one of their Medicare cards (RAMQ).
REGISTRATION FEES: (Note: fees are subject to change from year to year)
i. An annual registration fee of $5
ii. Each time the food bank is used, a small fee is required to receive plentiful amounts of healthy food. The fee is based on the following criteria (prices are subject to change depending on the availability of donations):
a. Individual: $2
b. Couple: $3
c. Family: $4
INCOME TAX SERVICES
If you are a senior or financially disadvantaged, then you might qualify to have your taxes prepared by a professional volunteer.
For more information please contact us.
For volunteering or to register for receiving food, please contact us.
For the latest statistics on our food bank activities refer to the Annual Activity Report.