About Us

Food Banks Canada is the only national charitable organization representing and supporting the food bank community across Canada. Learn more about us — how we’re organized, our membership, and our programs.

Learn About Hunger

Close to 900,000 Canadians each month are assisted by food banks. By understanding the nature of the problem, and the possible solutions, we can all do our part to make a difference.

Get Involved

Together, we can make a difference to help reduce hunger and improve the lives of the nearly 900,000 Canadians who turn to food banks each month. Learn how you or your company can contribute.


The latest news about Food Banks Canada, our partners, and our programs, as well as helpful resources for our communications partners and members of the media.

Hunger Fact

of Food Banks offer skill-building programs, such as education or training, helping with budgeting and home economics, and helping with employment search.

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Board of Directors

The Food Banks Canada Board of Directors comprises knowledgeable professionals who are committed to finding solutions to hunger in Canada. Board members govern Food Banks Canada by applying their expertise and business acumen as they lead the creation of our vision and strategic direction, achieve excellence in financial responsibility, and ensure transparency and accountability to the public.

Board of Directors

David Armour
Director of Philanthropy, The United Church of Canada; President, The United Church of Canada Foundation

Teri Brown
Business Advisor

Allan Cosman, Vice Chair
President & CEO, Ferrero Canada Ltd.

Monica Donahue, Secretary
HR Professional/ Consultant

Brian Fraser, Past Chair
Partner, Gowlings

Marc Guay, Chair
President, PepsiCo Foods Canada

Marilyn Herrmann
Network Council Representative, British Columbia
Executive Director, Surrey Food Bank

Geoffrey Lougheed
Network Council Representative, Ontario
Sudbury Food Bank

Rachel Margolis
Partner, Aikins, MacAulay & Thorvaldson LLP

Becky Mason
Network Council Representative, Nova Scotia
Director of Community Connections, FEED NOVA SCOTIA

Lori Morrison
VP, Research, Development & Quality, Kraft Canada Inc.

Debbie O’Bray, Treasurer
Manager, Project Management Career Centre, Investors Group

Garry Senecal
President, Market Division, Loblaw Companies Limited

Greg Stewart
Past President and CEO, Farm Credit Canada

Susanne Willett
Consultant, Griffin Atlantic Inc.

Food Banks Canada Management

Katharine Schmidt
Executive Director, Food Banks Canada