The spirit of sharing with Food Banks of Quebec

Donations and sponsorships

Food Banks of Quebec

Because at the SAQ we believe that, before drinking well, it is essential to have enough to eat and because sharing means giving to those in need, we have made food assistance our corporate cause.

Published on March 21, 2022

From May 5 to 11

Together we raised
$980,571 for
Food Banks of Quebec.

Catherine DagenaisCatherine Dagenais

Catherine Dagenais

PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE SAQ

"We are aware of the pandemic’s impacts of many Quebec citizens and are proud to support Food Banks of Quebec (FBQ). As a government corporation, it is important for us to be present to share and help support society. I am very pleased to present this contribution, the biggest in 13 years of partnership, and I thank our teams and all Quebecers for their support."

1$ makes a difference, in the form of 3 meals for hungry mouths1$ makes a difference, in the form of 3 meals for hungry mouths
1,9 million requests for emergency food are made per month.1,9 million requests for emergency food are made per month.
500 000 people per month go hungry in Quebec.500 000 people per month go hungry in Quebec.

Food Banks of Quebec

A proud partner of Food Banks of Quebec (FBQ), the SAQ organizes several initiatives a year to raise funds for distribution by the FBQ to the 19 regional Moissons and nearly 1,200 community organizations across Quebec.

The generosity of our customers and involvement of our employees have enabled the SAQ to donate close to $14 million to assist numerous families across the province, including over $2,5 million in 2021.

Donation of 1$ = 3 mealsDonation of 1$ = 3 meals
Donation of 2$ = 6 mealsDonation of 2$ = 6 meals
Donation of 5$ = 15 mealsDonation of 5$ = 15 meals
Donation of 10$ = 30 mealsDonation of 10$ = 30 meals

A $1 DONATION
makes it possible to
provide three meals

A $1 donation covers the costs of transporting and storing 1.5 kg of food. As the average portion size for adults is 0.5 kg, a $1 donation is the equivalent of three meals.

$2,5 million donated by the SAQ in 2021$2,5 million donated by the SAQ in 2021
13,8 million issued in total over the last 13 years13,8 million issued in total over the last 13 years
19 members et 12 associate members serve 1200 community organizations in Quebec.19 members et 12 associate members serve 1200 community organizations in Quebec.

Sale of gift boxes in support of FBQ

You can support the cause all year long
as a portion of profits from the sale of gift boxes and wood boxes are remitted to the FBQ.

Sale of gift boxes in support of FBQSale of gift boxes in support of FBQ

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