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.


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.

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Network Council

Our Network Council includes representatives from each Provincial Association, as well as the Executive Director of Food Banks Canada. The Network Council identifies and prioritizes opportunities and issues. They represent the perspective of the food banking community in Canada, and make recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Network Council 2015-2016

Food Banks BC

Marilyn Herrmann
Surrey Food Bank, Surrey
Laura Lansink
Executive Director, Food Banks BC

Alberta Food Banks

James McAra
Calgary Food Bank, Calgary
Stephanie Rigby
Executive Director, Alberta Food Banks

Food Banks of Saskatchewan

Todd Sandin
Regina Food Bank, Regina

Manitoba Food Banks

David Northcott
Winnipeg Harvest, Winnipeg
Graham Starmer
Executive Director, Manitoba Association of Food Banks

Ontario Association of Food Banks

Geoffey Lougheed
Sudbury Food Bank, Sudbury
Sharon Lee
Executive Director, Ontario Association of Food Banks

Food Banks of Québec

Nola LeBlanc
Moisson Rive-Sud, Boucherville
Zakary Rhissa
Président directeur general, Les banques alimentaires du Québec

New Brunswick Association of Food Banks

Sarah Norman
St. George and Area Food Bank, St. George
Roger St - Pierre
Au Rayon d'Espoir Inc., Tracadie - Sheila


Nick Jennery
Executive Director, FEED NOVA SCOTIA

PEI Food Banks

Mike MacDonald
Manager, PEI Food Bank Association

Community Food Sharing Association of Newfoundland and Labrador

Wanda Drodge
Community Food Sharing Association, St. John’s
Eg Walters
Executive Director, Community Food Sharing Association