Meet the Team - New Westminster

Since our founding in 2020, Don't Go Hungry: A Food Support Program has developed and grown in a positive direction. We’re very proud of the diversity of our staff, and their abilities to contribute their own unique experience and skills to our success. Find out more about some of our team members below.

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Susan Jacobsen

Mid Week Coordinator

“Susan has been involved with the Don’t Go Hungry program when the program commenced in May 2020 as Saturday volunteer.  Susan worked in the social service/helping profession since graduating from university and is passionate about helping others.  Since retiring, she is volunteering as the mid-week Volunteer Coordinator”.

Niko Marcino and Diana Walker

Queensborough
Volunteer Coordinators

Niko is the Head Coach with the New Westminster Soccer Club.  Diana is his efficient colleague.  Together they ensure the unique needs of Queensborough are met.  They have a core volunteer team from the soccer network who happen to live in the Queensborough community.  They are both flexible as we have moved the Queensborough site a number of times due to weather.  An amazing team!

Antonia Reynolds

Sapperton
Volunteer Coordinator

Antonia has a dedicated group of volunteers that ensure that Sapperton is served with essential food.  Antonia knows the city well as a resident of New Westminster.  She especially respects and encourages youth to participate in giving back through volunteering.

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Elizabeth Philip

St. Aidan's
Volunteer Coordinator

Elizabeth is our main hub's Saturday coordinator.  She ensures all the deliveries arrive on time and are stored safely, manages the volunteers, and is always on the lookout for more help, and more ways to help in an efficient manner.  She is well connected to the community through her work at Century House and Senior's Society.  She leads with a sense of humour, and ensures we have enough quantity and variety each week to serve over 70 households on this site.

 

Meet the Team - New Westminster

Since our founding in 2020, Don't Go Hungry: A Food Support Program has developed and grown to meet the growing food insecurity due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We’re very proud of our team's abilities to contribute their own unique experience and skills to our success. Find out more about some of our team members below.

Susan Jacobsen.jpg

Susan Jacobsen

Mid Week Coordinator

“Susan has been involved with the Don’t Go Hungry program when the program commenced in May 2020 as Saturday volunteer.  Susan worked in the social service/helping profession since graduating from university and is passionate about helping others.  Since retiring, she is volunteering as the mid-week Volunteer Coordinator”.

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Niko Marcino and Diana Walker

Queensborough
Volunteer Coordinators

Niko is the Head Coach with the New Westminster Soccer Club.  Diana is his efficient colleague.  Together they ensure the unique needs of Queensborough are met.  They have a core volunteer team from the soccer network who happen to live in the Queensborough community.  They are both flexible as we have moved the Queensborough site a number of times due to weather.  An amazing team!

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Antonia Reynolds

Sapperton
Volunteer Coordinator

Antonia has a dedicated group of volunteers that ensure that Sapperton is served with essential food.  Antonia knows the city well as a resident of New Westminster.  She especially respects and encourages youth to participate in giving back through volunteering.

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Elizabeth Philip &  Ken Baird

Volunteer Coordinator & Distribution Coordinator at St. Aidan's Hub

Elizabeth is our main hub's Saturday coordinator.  She ensures all the deliveries arrive on time and are stored safely, manages the volunteers, and is always on the lookout for more help, and more ways to help in an efficient manner.  She is well connected to the community through her work at Century House and Senior's Society.  She leads with a sense of humour, and ensures we have enough quantity and variety each week to serve over 70 households on this site.  
Ken is the "Hauler in Chief" - receiving the deliveries, coordinating tent/table set up at the New West Hub, and ensuring cars are loaded for each site as well as deliveries.  Always willing to show up for the unexpected delivery, Ken has been with the hub since the beginning.

 

Meet the Team - New Westminster

Since our founding in 2020, Don't Go Hungry: A Food Support Program has developed and grown in a positive direction. We’re very proud of the diversity of our staff, and their abilities to contribute their own unique experience and skills to our success. Find out more about some of our team members below.

Susan Jacobsen.jpg
Smiling Man with Glasses
Smiling Young Woman

Susan Jacobsen

Mid Week Coordinator

“Susan has been involved with the Don’t Go Hungry program when the program commenced in May 2020 as Saturday volunteer.  Susan worked in the social service/helping profession since graduating from university and is passionate about helping others.  Since retiring, she is volunteering as the mid-week Volunteer Coordinator”.

Niko Marcino and Diana Walker

Queensborough
Volunteer Coordinators

Niko is the Head Coach with the New Westminster Soccer Club.  Diana is his efficient colleague.  Together they ensure the unique needs of Queensborough are met.  They have a core volunteer team from the soccer network who happen to live in the Queensborough community.  They are both flexible as we have moved the Queensborough site a number of times due to weather.  An amazing team!

Antonia Reynolds

Sapperton
Volunteer Coordinator

Antonia has a dedicated group of volunteers that ensure that Sapperton is served with essential food.  Antonia knows the city well as a resident of New Westminster.  She especially respects and encourages youth to participate in giving back through volunteering.

All ready at St. Aidan's.jpg

Elizabeth Philip

St. Aidan's
Volunteer Coordinator

Elizabeth is our main hub's Saturday coordinator.  She ensures all the deliveries arrive on time and are stored safely, manages the volunteers, and is always on the lookout for more help, and more ways to help in an efficient manner.  She is well connected to the community through her work at Century House and Senior's Society.  She leads with a sense of humour, and ensures we have enough quantity and variety each week to serve over 70 households on this site.