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The gift of giving

Food

If you choose to donate food, remember to choose non-perishable items like canned goods

Organizations to consider
  • Society of St-Vincent-de-Paul: The Society of St-Vincent-de-Paul provides emergency food, help, rehabilitation and support to people in need. Their Bonne Mine Operation provides educational assistance to children of poor families in order to encourage perseverance and to break the cycle of poverty. You can also donate money, goods, furniture or join the team of over 1 400 committed volunteers.
  • Quebec Food Banks: With the support of more than 16 000 volunteers, members of the Quebec Food Banks can help fulfill more than 1.8 million requests for emergency food aid and over 48% of people using the service are families with children. Cash donations are also accepted and you can get involved with volunteering to help make a difference.

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