Donna serves EFFC as Operations Manager and has been working at the organization since 2005. She can often be found interacting with food bank clients, ensuring they have access to good food because she likes knowing she can make a little difference in someone else’s life. Donna finds her job to be rewarding because it allows her to surround herself with volunteers who care about their community and who care about helping people in need.
Peter became the Director of Operations for the Community Learning Kitchen in 2013. He spent many years in the food service industry having worked at prestigious establishments such as Langdon Hall and Sooke Harbour House. Previously, Peter and his family lived and worked in China, where they spent their weekends volunteering in orphanages. He has a passion to see people living in poverty eating healthy, nutritious meals and enjoys teaching good kitchen and nutrition skills to everyone. Peter, his wife and three children enjoy camping and outdoor sports and he also likes organic gardening and European sports cars.
Chris began working as the Operations Supervisor in 2009. He enjoys this position because it keeps him busy while continually providing rewarding challenges. It also allows Chris the reassuring feeling that he is actually accomplishing something for other people. While Chris’ role has him driving around a lot, he enjoys the teamwork atmosphere provided by the close-knit staff. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids and is a WWII history buff.
Janet started volunteering as a client advocate with Eden Food for Change in the fall of 2006, and became the volunteer coordinator in the spring of 2014. Her background is in social work, and she has worked in Mississauga for over 20 years. Janet loves being a part of the Eden Food for Change family because she works with fantastic volunteers, and knows that they make an important difference in the lives of people in our community. When she is not working, Janet enjoys reading and spending time with her family.