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.

Media

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 HungerCount respondents offer skill-building programs, such as education or training, helping with budgeting and hone economics, and helping with employment search.

More Facts

Staff Directory

Please address email to our staff members by combining their first name with @foodbankscanada.ca. Address general inquiries to the “info” mailbox by typing in info@ and then foodbankscanada.ca.

Our phone number, in Toronto: (905) 602-5234; toll-free: 1-877-535-0958.

 
Elena Bakker
Administrative Assistant, x291
Brita Ball
Program Manager, Safe Food Handling , x242
Jennifer Beesley
Senior Program Coordinator, x227
Cristina Evans
Senior Manager, Membership Programs, x234
Marzena Gersho
Director, Communications and National Programs, x228
mobile: 647-242-5919
Mahen Kandasamy
Senior Manager, Finance and Administration, x224
 
Tania Little, CFRE
Director, Development and Partnershipsx250
Craig McGurn
Manager, National Food Sharing System, x225
Heather Nelson
Account Director, x226
Philippe Ozga
Manager, Government Relations (Ottawa), (613) 863-5818
Shawn Pegg
Director, Policy and Research, x231
 
Lauren Rosenfeld
Development Coordinatorx239

Katharine Schmidt
Executive Director, x222
Laurel Shapton
Development Officer, x237
Julie Malbogat
Manager, Marketing and Communications, x244
Diana Stapleton
Research Specialist, x238
 
 
Breanna Wells, CFRE
Manager, Developmentx233
Erin Filey-Wronecki 
Manager, Corporate Partnerships, x229
General Information
(905) 602-5234
 
1-877-535-0958