About Us

Meaford Food Bank and Outreach

Meaford Food Bank and Outreach is a Registered Charity with the Government of Canada with Registration # 889992798 RR0001.

Meaford Food Bank and Outreach is a Not-For-Profit organization and our catchment area is the Municipality of Meaford.

Vision:

Food Security for all in the Meaford Community

Mission:

To provide food assistance and outreach support with compassion, dignity, and respect, and to involve our community in our initiatives.

Values:

Compassion: Our Employees, Volunteers, and Visitors are treated with kindness and understanding. We demonstrate empathy, thankfulness for each other’s gifts, and assume the best with all who we encounter.

Dignity/Respect: Employees, Volunteers, and Visitors are free from judgement. All are treated with humanity and help.

Inclusiveness: All Employees, Volunteers, and Visitors, regardless of race, gender, or age, feel acceptance within the Meaford Food Bank and Outreach organization.

Team Work: All Employees, Volunteers, and Visitors work together, as well as our community.

Integrity: We behave honestly and morally in all that we do within the Meaford Food Bank and Outreach organization.

Confidentiality: We have been entrusted with people’s private information. We ensure that private data and information collected by our systems including Link2Feed, remain confidential. It is both an organizational and personal obligation.

Transparency: We demonstrate transparency with our donors and in all financial relationships and share reports on use of gifts.

Relationality: We work towards developing and maintaining positive relationships with all personnel within our organization, and outside of our organization including Rotary, the United Way Grey-Bruce, and others.

Safety: We strive to maintain a safe environment for all Employees, Volunteers, and Visitors.

Memberships

  • Canada Food Banks (Affiliate Member)
  • Feed Ontario (Member)
  • Meaford Chamber of Commerce (Member)

Partnerships

  • Rotary Club of Meaford
  • United Way Bruce-Grey
  • Municipality of Meaford Well-Being Advisory Committee
  • Poverty Task Force
  • Food Action Security Group

Staff

Amber Knott, Co-Ordinator, Food Bank – meafordfoodbank@gmail.com

Mari Lee, Office Assistant

Board of Directors

Nellie Greb, President
Elaine Bumstead, Vice-President
Sue Majzik, Treasurer
Kayla Renken, Secretary
Norma White, Director
Cathy Walsh, Director
Leigh Straiton, Director
Wim DeGroot, Director