• While we're all struggling a little to get by in this trying time, there are some people who are using this as an opportunity to step up and spread some light in the city.
  • These local Montreal heroes are doing what they can to help out in the community.
  • Food or other supplies for frontline workers, cakes for the elderly in senior's homes and more... this stuff will make your heart feel good.

The unforeseen circumstances that the world is currently in have been leaving people with a great sense of uncertainty. During this time in our lives, many people throughout our city have taken this as an opportunity to spread joy and generosity throughout our city. These local Montreal heroes have been doing what they can to give back to our community in any way shape or form. 

All those working in healthcare in this time of need are heroes on their own, however, other locals who are stepping it up and doing their part have also shown an immense amount of heroism during these trying times. 

Montreal-based companies, restaurants and individuals have managed to do whatever they can to make a difference in our community and here at MTLBlog are grateful for their positive efforts, messages of hope and generosity. 

We all have the potential to help out during this period, however, it takes truly special individuals to step up and put their thoughts into action. 

We at MTLBlog are grateful for not only those who are going above and beyond to help out but also to anyone who is staying home and following the guidelines provided to us by the government. 

Which is why we wanted to take this time to thank all the doctors and nurses who are risking their health every day in an attempt to flatten the curve. Now, more than ever, we are proud to be part of a city as incredible as Montreal. 

 

Ardene

Ardene has been donating sneakers and socks to hospitals across Canada for healthcare workers who are risking their lives to flatten the curve. 

Find out more about donating here.

 

The Heroes behind MerciMeals MTL

Three medical students have created this nonprofit organization that is aiming to provide meals to frontline healthcare workers. They have teamed up with local Montreal restaurants to streamline food services for hospital workers.

Find out how you can help here.

 

Rawesome 

Rawsome donated cakes to each resident of EVA-Lavaltrie, the senior residence most heavily affected by the coronavirus. They have also provided cakes to many healthcare workers at various hospitals around Montreal. Rawsome is also allowing the public to donate cakes to these healthcare workers by donating $7 on the website.

Rawesome is adding 30 cakes to every 100 cakes that are donated.

Find out how you can help here.

 

Fiorellino

This popular Montreal eatery donated over 200 pizzas to hospital workers throughout the city.

And you can now get your own Fiorellino pizza delivery, too. Check out their Facebook for details here.


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Julie and Jeff Petry

This NHL player and his wife have gone above and beyond to make a difference. Together, they have opened up a $2,500 tab at two popular Montreal restaurants to provide free meals to hospital workers.   

Read more about it on the Canadiens website here.

 

Le Doral Catering

Le Doral Catering donated numerous meals to the workers of Sainte- Justine Hospital to show thanks for all their hard work. 

Clearly, the way to frontline health workers' hearts is through their stomachs... who knew?!

 

Midday Squares

Midday Squares created an inspiring video with other Canadian food and beverage companies showing the resilience we have as humans as they spread optimism, hope, and love.

Aren't your spirits lifted already?

Boulangerie Andalos

Andalos created the "Bunny of Hope" cake and for every one sold, they donated a meal to the @MoissonMontreal Food Bank.

While the special ended on April 9, you can still order a cake to support this local shop on their website right here.

Lily Butiaeva

Lily Butiaeva created a youtube video to bring awareness to those struggling with mental health during isolation. 

Because while we are isolated, we don't need to be alone!

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