Volunteers

Cory

Community Events
How did you get involved with the Food Bank? I currently work for a non-profit that helps people in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side, and I’ve always known the Food Bank is here. My family accessed the Food Bank when I was growing up, and I came to the Food...Read More

Danny

Operations
How did you get involved with the Food Bank? I have been volunteering at the Food Bank for around 30 years.* Before getting involved with the Food Bank, I worked in a number of jobs including riding horses. I was a jockey on the racetrack in Vancouver. This job...Read More

Dawson

Member Services
How did you get involved with the Food Bank? I got involved with the Food Bank two years ago when I retired. I started as a volunteer doing food sorts and continued to volunteer at one of the Food Bank locations. Later, I was contacted by Food Bank staff...Read More

Jean

Food and Education
How did you get involved with the Food Bank? I’ve been volunteering with the Food Bank for a couple of decades now. I got involved in the late 80’s. I learned about the opportunity to sort food through Volunteer Vancouver. At the end of 2015, I was asked if...Read More

Liam

Warehouse
How did you get involved with the Food Bank? I have been volunteering with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank for almost a year. The organization reached out to my company and we volunteered in the Warehouse. I really enjoyed it and signed up to be on the volunteer email...Read More

Teekay Shipping

Teekay Shipping
How did you get involved with the Food Bank? Our company offers employees 3 paid days a year to volunteer. A few years ago, our Corporate Social Responsibility Committee (CSR) decided to explore new ways for employees to volunteer as a group, and the Food Bank struck a chord...Read More