Together, we Feed Ontario

Feed Ontario is the province's largest collective of hunger-relief organizations. Together with food banks, industry partners, and local communities, we work to end hunger and poverty by delivering fresh and healthy food, developing innovative programming, and driving change through research and advocacy.

Vision & mission

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Our Vision: An Ontario where everyone is food secure.

Our Mission: To champion an impactful network of hunger relief organizations and advocate for solutions to end food insecurity and poverty in Ontario.

This is how we Feed Ontario

FeedON

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We FeedON by providing food banks with fresh food and pantry staples throughout the year to help support their communities.

Feed Possibility

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We Feed Possibility by providing food banks with resources to grow their capacity and invest in innovative programming for people facing hunger in their communities.

Feed Change

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We Feed Change through research, collective action, and by advocating for evidence-based solutions that address food insecurity and poverty.

Learn how we Feed Ontario

Meet our team

Staff

Our team of talented individuals is committed to supporting Ontario’s food banks and advocating for solutions to hunger and poverty.

Carolyn Stewart

Chief Executive Officer

416-656-4100 ext. 2935

Amanda King

Senior Director, Network Services

416-656-4100 ext. 2932

Stephanie Ashton-Smith

Director, Development & Partnerships

416-656-4100 ext. 2943

Ervin So

Controller

416-656-4100 ext. 2939

Adelaide Wimpenny

Senior Manager, Operations & Implementation

416-656-4100 ext. 2934

Andrea Waters

Senior Manager, Communications

416-656-4100 ext. 2941

Ashley Quan

Manager, Research & Government Relations

416-656-4100 ext. 2938

Erin Waddington

Manager, Member Relations

416-656-4100 ext. 2931

Austin Holmes

Manager, Corporate & Foundation Partnerships

416-656-4100 ext. 2937

Gargi Saripalli

Manager, Fund Development & Individual Giving

416-656-4100 ext. 2944

Shanade Thomas

Manager, Operations & Programs

416-656-4100 ext. 2940

Wade Thompson

Senior Digital Marketing & Design Specialist

416-656-4100 ext. 2933

Jakob Manton

Network Knowledge & Learning Officer

416-656-4100 ext. 2936

Brittany Cox

Operations and Programs Coordinator

416-656-4100 ext. 2945

Lara Onayak

Administrative Coordinator

416-656-4100 ext. 2942

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of food bank leaders and industry professionals who shape Feed Ontario’s strategic direction.

Meghan Nicholls

Chair

CEO

The Mississauga Food Bank

Robin Bailey

Vice Chair

Executive Director

Burlington Food Bank

Steve Bhatti

Treasurer

Senior Director, RESL Products and Organization

CIBC

Peter Oram

Corporate Secretary

Origination Supervisor

Sollio Agriculture

Ryan Noble

Past Chair

Executive Director

North York Harvest

Audrie Bouwmeester

Board Member

Manager, School Programs

Dairy Farmers of Ontario

Christine Clark Lafleur

Board Member

Executive Director

Port Cares

Maureen A. Ford

Board Member

Manager and strategic planning professional

Neil Hetherington

Board Member

Chief Executive Officer

Daily Bread Food Bank

Rim Khazall

Board Member

Senior Policy Analyst and Team Lead

Canada Border Service Agency

Sean McFarling

Board Member

General Counsel

LIUNA

Michelle Tampoya

Board Member

Director of Product Marketing

Shopify

Wayne VanderWees

Board Member

Founder

Freight Managers Inc.

If you are interested in joining the Feed Ontario Board of Directors, please send your expression of interest to info@feedontario.ca.

As part of our commitment to racial justice and reconciliation, Feed Ontario actively encourages Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour candidates to apply for our Board of Directors.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Proud member of Food Banks Canada

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Proudly recognized by Charity Intelligence Canada

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Proud Employer Partner of the Canadian Center for Diversity and Inclusion

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Food Banks Canada's Standards of Excellence Accredited

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Contact us today

Interested in joining our network? Looking for your local food bank? Want to make a donation? We're here to help!

Phone: 416-656-4100

General information: info@feedontario.ca

Make a donation: donate@feedontario.ca

Media inquiries: andrea@feedontario.ca

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Will you join us at the table to help Feed Ontario?