Mission and values

Our mission

Food Banks of Quebec ensures the fair distribution of food between its member Moissons across Quebec and ensures the pooling of resources, expertise, and information in order to better serve the needs of Quebecers who live in poverty and need to rely on community organizations for emergency food assistance.

Below are the values that underpin our organization and all of our members, uniting us in a common mission.

Our values

  • Respect

    Respect

    Respect

    Respect for members, collaborators, partners, the public, and all those who support our network, as well as respect for the environment and sustainable development practices.

  • Synergy

    Synergy

    Synergy

    Food Banks of Quebec firmly believes that the strength of the Quebec food assistance network resides in each of its members. The solidarity of the organizations that work to defend our cause is what allows us to achieve our goals.

  • Transparency

    Transparency

    Transparency

    The transparency of our actions is crucial to our organization; it is what allows us to earn the trust and respect of our network and our partners.

  • Accountability

    Accountability

    Accountability

    Accountability is synonymous with good governance and sound management of our network’s finances and resources. It is what allows us to offer our society’s most vulnerable members the best possible services through the judicious use of available resources.

The protection of the environment is a core principle for the Food Banks of Quebec. Through its actions, the Food Banks of Quebec avoids the waste of thousands of kilograms of consumable food each year. Its involvement in the environment lead to becoming a finalist for the Phénix de l’environnement award in 2014.