Situation of Moisson Montréal regarding COVID-19.

Last Updated : March 24, 2020, 3:30 pm

 

“What is Moisson Montreal’s current situation?” 

“Are services still being provided?” 

“How can you help (donations, food, volunteer)?”

Below you will find answers to the questions being asked given the state of emergency we are currently experiencing.  Because of the large number of calls that we are receiving, you may find the answer to your question by reading the following Frequently Asked Question document

Is Moisson Montréal continuing to distribute donated food to their accredited organizations?

Answer: Yes. Our priority remains to ensure the continuation of our essential distribution service to community organizations, all the while taking preventative measures recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), Canada’s Public Health Agency, Premier François Legault’s Office, Santé et Service Sociaux du Quebec’s, as well as Quebec’s Office for Public Safety.

Have special measures been taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Answer: Yes. A press release was published on March 13th announcing the preventative measures taken by Moisson Montréal. Click here to read the press release. These measures remains in effect.

Does Moisson Montréal still need volunteers?

Answer: Yes, and it’s urgent. Moisson Montréal needs 85 volunteers per day to ensure the continuation of its essential distribution services of donated food to our 250 partner organizations. In order to avoid grouping too many people in the same area, management has decided to reduce the scale of each warehouse workstation to a maximum of only 10 volunteers. To register as a volunteer, please email us at: benevolat@moissonmontreal.org

Does Moisson Montréal need food donations at this moment?

Answer: Yes.

Donations of more than 100 Kg:
Moisson Montréal offers a free pick-up service. Simply contact Stéphane Wells by email at: swells@moissonmontreal.org or by calling 514-344-4494 extension 302. If you are able to deliver your food donation to Moisson Montréal’s warehouse (6880 chemin Côte-de-Liesse, Montréal, QC H4T 2A1). We receive food donation deliveries at warehouse doors P9 and P10 (loading docks are accessible by Hickmore Ave.) between 7:30 AM and 3 PM Monday to Thursday, or 7:30 AM to 11 AM Fridays. Please contact us by email at: collecte@moissonmontreal.org or by calling 514-344-4494 extension 242, to schedule an appointment.

Donations of less than 100 Kg:
We recommend bringing your donations to your local organizations. To find a local community organization near you, please consult the following website at 211qc.ca or call 211.

Click here to read the press release outlining the restrictions to access that are currently in effect.

Does Moisson Montréal need monetary donations at the moment?

Answer: Yes, Thank You! To make an online donation click here, or contact Serena Hernandez at: don@moissonmontreal.org or by calling 514-344-4494 extension 222. Certain fundraising events have been cancelled or postponed as a precaution against COVID-19, consequently we greatly appreciated any your support.

I need food assistance. Where should I go?

Answer: In order to find a community organization that offers food assistance, we invite you to visit the site 211qc.ca or call 211. This information and referral center  for the Greater Montreal is meant to inform you of the organizations closest to you in your area. Please note that Moisson Montréal doesn’t give any direct  food assistance to individuals. We only supply the organizations that, in turn, help Montrealers in need.

I have another question than those provided here. Who shall I ask?

Answer: Below is a list of MAIN CONTACTS, by function:

Services to Partner Organizations: relationscommunautaires@moissonmontreal.org

Monetary Donations and Accounting: don@moissonmontreal.org

Volunteer Coordination: benevolat@moissonmontreal.org

Food Donations: collecte@moissonmontreal.org

For all other questions, please contact us at info@moissonmontreal.org and we will answer you in a timely manner.

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