Frequently Asked Questions
Mada Community Centre is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization dedicated
to serving and supporting our local community in need primarily through food
security and related supports in Montreal (QC), West Island, and Ottawa (ON).
We provide a variety of services, including food assistance through meal delivery, our Chez Makolet food bank, our on-site cafeteria, as well as clothing and furniture distribution, educational, holiday and social programming, and social supports. Our goal is to address the diverse needs of our community.
To receive assistance, please visit our Centre during our operating hours. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in determining your eligibility for our programs and services.
For those in need and eligible, all services are provided free of charge. For more information visit our Get Help page.
Yes, as a volunteer-based organization, we welcome volunteers! Volunteering is a great way to get involved and make a positive impact on our community through acts of kindness. From food preparation to packing to delivery, there are many ways to contribute your time and skills. Visit our Volunteer Opportunities page for more information. We also offer unique Corporate Team Building volunteer and educational opportunities that boost team unity and foster corporate social responsibility. To learn more about our Gewurz Kindness Program, visit our Learn & Grow page.
Absolutely! As a charity organization, we rely on donations from the community and corporate partners, whether they are monetary, in-kind, or time-based volunteer hours. Your support helps us continue our mission. Visit our Donate page for details on how to contribute.
Absolutely! We accept gifts of securities (shares) and cars and pallets of food. These donations are generally tax-deductible. Visit our Donate page for details on how to contribute.
Our hours may vary by program, but our main office is typically open from Sunday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please check our website or contact us for specific program hours.
No, we are committed to serving all members of the community, regardless of age, ethnicity, or background. Our services are open to everyone in need.
No, Mada is a humanitarian organization with roots in the Jewish values of chesed (kindness) and tikun olam (repairing the world).
To stay informed about our latest news, events, and activities, please subscribe to our newsletter on the home page of www.madacentre.com and please follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube). Be sure to check our website regularly.
You can reach us by phone, email, or through the contact form on our website.
Visit the Contact Us page for our contact details.
Yes, Mada Community Centre is a registered charity organization, and donations are generally tax-deductible. Our registered charitable number is 856356068RR001
We encourage you to reach out to us with your specific needs by calling (514) 342-4969 and an intake officer will be happy to assist. While we have a range of established programs, we are open to exploring additional ways to assist individuals in need in the communities we serve.
Tax receipts are either e-mailed or mailed depending on your request and through
what method the donation was made (online, check, in person etc.)
Absolutely! Please call (514) 342-4969 ext. 229 for more information.
Please see our Impact Report