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.

Hunger Fact

of Food Banks offer broad social service programs, such as child care, programs for expecting new moms, and emergency shelter.

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.


Senior Manager, Government Relations (Ottawa), (613) 863-5818

Brita Ball
Program Manager, Safe Food Handling
Kirstin Beardsley
Senior Manager, Membership Programs, x244
Jennifer Beesley
Senior Program Coordinator, x227
Erin Filey-Wronecki
Manager, Corporate Partnerships, x229
Marzena Gersho
Director, Communications and National Programs, x228
Graham Hill
Manager, Development, x233
Mahen Kandasamy
Senior Manager, Finance and Administration, x224
Tania Little
Director, Development and Partnerships, x250
Craig McGurn
Manager, National Food Sharing, x 225
Deaglan McManus
Executive Assistant, x 223/221
Elena Murray
Administrative Coordinator, x291
Sonia Naser
Accounting Assistant, x 292
Heather Nelson
Account Director, x226
Shawn Pegg
Director, Policy and Research, x231
Katie Pringle
Manager, Marketing and Communications, x232
Lauren Rosenfeld
Development Coordinator, x239
Katharine Schmidt
Executive Director, x222
Diana Stapleton
Research Specialist, x238
Philippe Ozga
Senior Manager, Government Relations (Ottawa), (613) 863-5818

 General Information

(905) 602-5234