Media invitation – Release of the 2012 Hunger Count

Food Banks Québec and Moisson Montréal report on the use of emergency food aid.

Montreal, Oct. 23, 2012 – Media representatives are cordially invited to the release of the 2012 Hunger Count for Montreal and all of Quebec. This annual publication reports on the use of emergency food aid services throughout Quebec and within Montreal, based on results of a survey carried out in March.

Co-presenters are Zakary O. Rhissa and Dany Michaud, executive directors of Food Banks Québec and Moisson Montréal respectively. The event will be held at 105 Ontario Street East, which houses Action Centre-Ville and the Centre d’entraide et de ralliement familial (CERF) – two food community organizations that supply emergency food aid and receive foodstuff from Moisson Montréal.

Also present and available for interviews will be Kathleen Gagnon, executive director of Moisson Laval; Catherine Boyer, executive director of Moisson Rive-Sud; Yamina Bessar, executive director of Action Centre-ville and Guy Cournoyer, director of the CERF.

What: Release of 2012 Hunger Count

When: Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where :
Action Centre-Ville, 105 Ontario Street East, Suite 201, Montreal, H2X 1G9
(Saint-Laurent metro station, bus route: 125 Ontario)

Confirm your presence by contacting Sandra O’Connor, Director of marketing and communications, at (514) 344-4494, extension 227 or at [email protected].

For further information:

Pascale Demers
Communications director
Food Banks Québec
(514) 953-5551
[email protected]

Sandra O’Connor
Director of marketing and communications
Moisson Montréal
(514) 344-4494, ext. 227, Cell: (514) 962-5827
[email protected]


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