What we are doing
A number of community groups and organizations in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (NDG) neighbourhood of Montreal are working together to respond to some of the needs of seniors. We created a volunteer phonline in collaborating with a local grocer, to take essential orders from callers and deliver groceries within three days. While providing support to existing grocery store services this project offers a friendly remote shopping experience for the client.
The project requires a collaboration with the local grocery store(s) and a team of volunteers, supported by a project manager and project coordinator. Several tools, for the set up of the project are available here, though some may require minor adaptations depending on the realities of your sector/territory and the evolution of the situation.
The project has three main goals: