The City of Blainville presented a check totaling $22,711.97 to Moisson Laurentides, which represents the fruits of the labor of its annual campaign with municipal employees in 2021. Despite the prolonged particular context of the COVID-19 pandemic, several activities could not take place. This however did not prevent employees from contributing generously.
“Despite the pandemic and health restrictions, employees pulled together for this campaign by organizing a food drive for Christmas, as well as gift baskets of SAQ products, and especially by contributing to the source. I would like to thank all the staff who participated in this annual campaign and who helped Moisson Laurentides provide food to food banks in the region, for the benefit of families and people in need,” said Mayor Liza Poulin.
For her part, the general manager of Moisson Laurentides, Annie Bélanger, said she was pleased with the success of the City of Blainville’s campaign: “On behalf of the board of directors of Moisson Laurentides and the tens of thousands of people served every month, I would like to thank the City of Blainville, its elected officials, its management and all its employees who contributed to this campaign. Every gesture counts. Thank you for helping us make a difference in the lives of many vulnerable people, including many children in our community.”
For 2022, donations at source will be offered again and the Ville de Blainville organizing committee
will ensure that activities are planned in a more normal context.
Moisson Laurentides is a community company exercising its leadership in food security, Moisson Laurentides is a reference in Quebec. Indispensable link in the chain of mutual aid. Moisson Laurentides is an innovative, efficient, and inclusive organization that supports community organizations in its territory in their actions aimed at supporting people living in a weakened socio-economic situation.
According to their mission statement their values are benevolence, partnership, accountability, rigour, commitment and innovation.