History

1988

Founding of the Fédération

Founding of the Fédération des Moissons du Québec, originally made up with the first five regional food banks in the province: Moisson Montréal, Moisson Québec, Moisson Basses-Laurentides, Moisson Mauricie and Moisson Estrie.

2002

Creation of Food Banks of Quebec

Creation of Food Banks of Quebec following a restructuring of the Fédération des Moissons du Québec.

2012

Registration of the name “Food Banks of Quebec”

Registration of the name “Food Banks of Quebec” in order to better communicate the reality, nature, and development potential of the organization.

2013

Implementation of a code of ethics

Implementation of a code of ethics for the food assistance network in Quebec, applicable to all members. This affirms the network’s commitment to the common values of respect, equality, solidarity, transparency, accountability, and subsidiarity.

2013

Launch of the Food exchange

Launch of the Food exchange, an online tool that connects donors and network members in real time, allowing to more effectively manage food inventories across Quebec.

2015

Accreditation of a 19th Moisson

Accreditation of a 19th Moisson in Bas-St-Laurent to meet the growing needs of the region.

2017

Launch of the SRP Provincial Expansion


The Supermarket Recovery Program (SRP) is a large-scale project consisting in recovering unsold supermarket food to feed people in need.