The Dispensary held its 138th Annual General Assembly meeting with members of its corporation yesterday, on June 19th 2018, under the theme A fully evolving organization, turned towards the future! Surrounded by the Board of Administrators, members of the corporation, a large part of the Dispensary staff, and in the presence of representatives from partner […]
New publications from the Dispensary
A Guide and a Summary document on the prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD ) are now avalaible to healthcare professionals, community workers and the population at large on the Dispensary website. FASD is an umbrella term used to describe the effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol.
The Dispensary, in the Service of the Community
A depiction of the food system for Peter McGill! In the document Food System, Peter-McGill District, Montréal 2016, the food security committee of Families Downtown provides a depiction of the neighborhood’s financial situation and presents an inventory of food security operations ran by local organizations. Suzanne Lepage, nutritionist-dietitian and food security coordinator at the Dispensary, contributed to the […]
Dispensary’s 2015-2016 Report to the Community
The Montréal Diet Dispensary held its Annual General Assembly last Tuesday June 14th. Our executive director, Jackie Demers, and our president Marie Christine Lemerise presented the 2015-2016 annual report which showed the birth and the beginnings of the Dispensary’s new plan of action. Becauseof an important decrease in our funding sources, we had to make do […]
Buy the Dispensary’s calendar!
During its fourth Mothers’ Day Benefit Luncheon last May, a photo exhibit of 17 families who were helped by the Dispensary in the past 45 years was put on display. These photos, all taken by professional photographers, made up a beautiful August 2016 to December 2017 calendar. The families, who were depicked in their everyday life at […]
Publications useful to the Community
Several of the Dispensary’s publications, originally conceived for assessing the financial situation of women seeking help from the Dispensary, and to help them shop wisely to feed their families, are available for the public. Whether you are a health professional looking to provide helpful food shopping information to your clientele, or you are just looking […]