If the situation in link with the COVID-19 seems to be stabilizing in Montreal, the food needs themselves, do not fade.
In the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grace, the mayor, Sue Montgomery, and an army of volunteers have made the point Friday on the health crisis took the form of a food crisis.
It is one of the sectors most affected by the COVID-19 with 2070 positive cases and 232 deaths. In the borough, it does double duty, because the demand for food has increased by 25 % to 30 %.
During the passage of VAT New at the time of the noon in the premises of the community centre MADA, one proceeded to the preparation of hot meals.
Some 12 000 of them are distributed each week by the body of the Décarie boulevard to families in need. This is not to speak of non-perishable food items, clothing, soaps, diapers, etc
The community centre MADA has been able to count Friday on the generosity of the non-profit organization M. T. O Shahmaghsoudi, school of islamic sufism, which has delivered 110 food baskets to contribute to this effort that many describe as a war.