You wish to support the dispensary?

Up to 40% of the Dispensary’s services are funded by donations from companies, organizations foundations and individuals.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Montreal Diet Dispensary. From several hours a day, week, month or year, many possibilities exist according to your availability, interests and capability.

Here are some examples of Dispensary volunteer work:

  • Client services (daycare, reception, answering the phone)
  • Manual work (sorting, filing, tidying, cutting up, shredding, cleaning, repairing)
  • Computer work (data entry, filing, scanning, inventory)
  • Nutrition in the perinatal period (cooking, research, editing)
  • Professional services (translation, accounting, website, IT, graphics)

The Dispensary is open Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

After we hear from you, we will get in touch with you to determine where your skills can best be used within the Dispensary.

At the first meeting, you will need to provide 2 references and 2 pieces of photo identification and you will be asked to sign the code of conduct of the Dispensary as well as a consent form for a criminal background check.

We look forward to meeting you!


100% of your Donation is invested in services provided to the mothers!

  • $ 1 000 : prenatal nutritional evaluation and follow up + food and vitamin supplements + breastfeeding consultations
  • $ 500 : nutritional evaluation + food and vitamin supplements throughout the pregnancy of the mother
  • $ 250 : a low-cost healthy cooking workshop hosted by a nutritionist for 5 families
  • $ 100 : a consultation with a nutritionist or with a certified breastfeeding consultant
  • $ 75 : a consultation with a social and community worker
  • $ 50 : a support to our activities groups

You can also donate another amount of your choice.

Thank you for your generosity! Thank you for giving the greatest gift of all: a healthy start in life for hundreds of babies!

Please take note that the list of our donors is never sold or given out.  Our charitable organisation number is: 11888 5920 RR0001


The Dispensary accepts monthly donations, stocks and shares, life-insurance, bequests, sponsorships and some in-kind donations from corporations, private foundations and individuals.

For any information about different ways to support our action, please contact us!

In memoriam

Do you wish to offer a donation to the Dispensary in memory of a loved one?
To do so, please complete the form online « In Memoriam Donation». Payments by credit card, bank withdrawal or cheque are accepted.
Please let us know if you would like the family of the deceased to be informed of this donation and to acknowledge the donation in our Annual Report.

If you do not have access to a computer, you can send your donation by cheque with your name, address, phone number, as well as the contact details of the family (if applicable) to the following address:

2182 Lincoln  Avenue,  Montréal (Québec)  H3H 1J3.


The Montreal Diet Dispensary accepts the following donations (new or used, in good condition):

Breastfeeding devices

Nursing pumps, nipple shields, nursing pads


Maternity & baby clothes, from 0 to 1 year only.


Sizes newborn to 6 months, and baby toiletries

Car seats

Baby car seats (expiration date not exceeded).

You can bring your donations to the clinic between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, at the following address
2182 lincoln avenue, montreal, quebec H3H 1J3

If you have big objects to donate, you can write to us at or call us at 514 937-5375. We will put you in touch with one of our families.

To donate other goods, contact the following organizations : Entre Mamans, Alternative Naissance, Renaissance, Jeunesse au Soleil or Le Chaînon. Merci!

The Dispensary cannot accept the following items: vitamin or open container medicine from individuals (customer, employee, donors), furniture and accessories, toys, books (except children’s books 0-5 years old, new or in very good condition), other household items.


To support the Dispensary’s actions, Mrs. Pomme, a retired member of the Dispensary, has knitted beautiful, light and warm scarves (70% mohair, 30% silk) that we are selling for $100 with a $70 tax receipt: they make nice and useful gifts for the holiday season!

To purchase, contact us at 514 937-5375.

Several color combinations are available.