Staff & Board

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

STAFF

Mike Cohen
Executive Director

Ext 200

mike@bellinghamfoodbank.org

nina cathersal
Administrative Coordinator

Ext 201

ninac@bellinghamfoodbank.org

matt cooper
Warehouse Manager

Ext 204

mattc@bellinghamfoodbank.org

Kristin costanza
Communications Coordinator

Ext 203

kristinc@bellinghamfoodbank.org

melanie danner
operations manager

Ext 202

melanied@bellinghamfoodbank.org

van dartt
distribution coordinator

vand@bellinghamfoodbank.org

kate frazee
operations assistant

katef@bellinghamfoodbank.org

pam helmstetter
distribution assistant

pamh@bellinghamfoodbank.org

max morange
Emerging Projects Coordinator

Ext 206

max@bellinghamfoodbank.org

bob norton
Finance Director

Ext 205

bobn@bellinghamfoodbank.org

jessa patton
gleaning coordinator

glean@bellinghamfoodbank.org

bill pearsall
warehouse assistant

billp@bellinghamfoodbank.org

carlos rexach
intake specialist

carlosr@bellinghamfoodbank.org

sierra thomas
Administrative assistant

Ext 208

sierrat@bellinghamfoodbank.org

roland vandenbos
Facilities Manager

rolandv@bellinghamfoodbank.org

alex weathersby
warehouse assistant

alexw@bellinghamfoodbank.org

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

jamie K. donaldson

President

BILL CHAMBERS

Vice President

stephanie ashton

Secretary

margaret hardiman

Treasurer

FREBA ALOCOZY
zomi ANDERSON
Bill Banasky
Scott Jones
Jim Loeb
Neah Monteiro
Betsy Pernotto
CHERYL SOUZA
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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