Staff & Board

Dedicated people. Feeding hungry families. That’s what our board and staff are all about.


Mike Cohen
Executive Director

nina cathersal
Administrative Coordinator

matt cooper
Warehouse Manager

Kristin costanza
Communications Coordinator

melanie danner
operations manager

van dartt
distribution coordinator

pam helmstetter
distribution assistant

max morange
Emerging Projects Coordinator

bob norton
Finance Director

jessa patton
gleaning coordinator

bill pearsall
warehouse assistant

carlos rexach
intake specialist

sierra thomas
Administrative assistant

roland vandenbos
Facilities Manager

alex weathersby
warehouse assistant


jamie K. donaldson



Vice President

cheryl souza


margaret hardiman



Stephanie Ashton
Bill Banasky
Scott Jones
Jim Loeb
Neah Monteiro
Betsy Pernotto
Kim Sutton
Rachael Weasley

At Bellingham Food Bank

Nearly 20% of Bellingham’s residents regularly visit our food bank. Hard to believe, but it’s true. Check out how we feed our neighbors and learn how you can join the fight. Nobody should be hungry in Bellingham.

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Whatcom County Food Banks

Hunger is everywhere in Whatcom County—so are our partner food banks. We support food banks in Blaine, Lynden, Point Roberts and other towns all across Whatcom County. Our food bank is the hunger relief hub for our region. We love supporting our hunger fighting partners!

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Food Resources

Need food? Want to apply for food stamps? Looking for a meal program? Learn about many of the hunger relief programs that can help you or your neighbor.

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Satellite Food Banks

We are working hard to increase our accessibility to hungry Bellingham families. Thanks to support from Whatcom Community Foundation, we distribute food weekly at Christ the King Community Church and Alderwood Elementary School. Same great food, just at different locations.

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