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Food4Kids Halton has new executive director

She officially takes over the position on June 10
Jennifer Sully-Ferraro has been appointed as the new executive director of Food4Kids Halton.

Food4Kids Halton proudly announces the appointment of Jennifer Sully-Ferraro as its new executive director, effective June 10.

Sully-Ferraro brings to the role more than 15 years of leadership experience in the non-profit sector, focused on addressing poverty and homelessness. She has been instrumental in building partnerships across community groups, governmental agencies, and private sector entities to foster innovative solutions and impactful programs.

“Jennifer’s commitment to social change and her proven track record in non-profit leadership will be invaluable to Food4Kids Halton as we continue our mission to fight child hunger,” said Terri-Lynn Puckerin, Chair of the Board. "Her innovative approach and ability to unite various stakeholders will enhance our efforts to provide accessible, nutritious food to children across our region."

Sully-Ferraro has been the senior director of programs and client care at Evangel Hall Mission for the past eight years. Before that, she was the assistant director of The Open Door. Jennifer is a graduate of McMaster University and holds an MA in Public Policy and Administration from Toronto Metropolitan University. She is the 2023 recipient of the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association’s Sybil Frenette Award for Outstanding Leadership.

“Food is a human right and I’m thrilled to join Food4Kids Halton and contribute to the great work that is already being done. Ensuring that every child has access to nutritious food is not just a job - it's a commitment to fostering healthier futures,” Sully-Ferraro stated regarding her new role. “We know that food insecurity is becoming a reality faced by more and more families every day, and filling the gap when schools are closed is a vital role.”

As executive director, Sully-Ferraro aims to expand the reach and deepen the impact of Food4Kids Halton, ensuring that no child in the region goes hungry.


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