Food drive for the media: $4.6 million that comes at the right time
More than $4.6 million was raised this year for the media food drive, which helps families struggling with food insecurity.
In total, this 2022 edition of The Media Food Drive raised $4,665,690, surpassing the amount raised the previous year by $800,000.
The great food drive of the media was thus delighted with this aid, which comes at the right time after a year marked by inflation and financial instability, allowing “everyone to celebrate the holiday season with dignity”. This assistance may also extend to subsequent months.
« [Ce montant] represents an unexpected result in the current inflationary environment. Such a sum brings to $57.6 million the financial assistance paid to around a hundred organizations and food aid counters since 2001, not to mention the thousands of kilos of food distributed », can we read in the press release from The great media food drive.
This year, the Capitale-Nationale raised the most funds, with $537,100, followed closely by the Laurentians, with $512,028. These two regions outdid themselves, having collected $168,483 and $288,000 respectively at the same time last year.
To participate, it is possible to text NOEL to 20222 for a $10 donation or to donate cash or non-perishable food at Maxi and Provigo grocery stores until Saturday, December 31 at 11:59 p.m.