1984 : Moisson Montréal is founded by four volunteers: Pierre Legault, Frédéric Sawyer, Brian Martin and Peter Gantous. It’s the first food bank in Quebec.
1995 : In its search for sustainable solutions to poverty and hunger issues, Moisson Montréal develops Renaissance, a social reintegration and professional training venture.
1998 : Moisson Montréal plays a leadership role during the Ice Storm, offering humanitarian assistance to numerous municipalities. Some 300 tons of food are distributed daily – 5 times the average for that period.
2001 : Moisson Montréal is the recipient of the Phénix de l'environnement in the Residual Materials category for recovering damaged products from Kraft Canada.
2003 : Moisson Montréal is the recipient of the Phénix de l’environnement in the Residual Materials category for the composting project carried out in collaboration with the Conseil régional de l’environnement de Montréal, the Conseil régional de l’environnement de Laval, Collège Rosemont, and farmers Normand Legault and Roger Paquette.
2004 : Moisson Montréal celebrates its 20th anniversary and is actively involved in the S.O.S Haiti project.
2005 : Moisson Montréal receives the Ordre des Grands Laurentiens, awarded by the borough of Saint-Laurent,to highlight the involvement of an organization in its community.
Furthermore, Moisson Montréal is the recipient of Mérite municipal, a public acknowledgement awarded by the Ministère des Affaires municipales et des Régions, which pays tribute to an organization that made substantial contributions to the community’s welfare.
2006 : Laurent Paquin becomes Moisson Montréal’s spokesman.
2007 : In collaboration with the Coalition énergie et construction durable (CEDC), Moisson Montréal is currently working on a large-scale project that aims at drastically improving its facilities. Construction and building management specialists devised an energy efficient concept from a sustainable development perspective.