Mat PalmerStudent Nutrition Program Metrics and Communication Coordinator
Mat came to FoodShare in 2008 with a diverse work and volunteer background, having held positions at numerous not-for-profit and community-based organizations including Pink Triangle Press and Pride Toronto. Born and raised in the Niagara Region, Mat grew up among farmland in a family closely rooted to that industry. The values and practices that helped shape his youth remain firmly entrenched in his personal ideology to this day, and helped inform his choice to work at FoodShare. Advocacy, education and activism are driving forces in Mat’s work and key to what fuels his passion. His wealth of experience working with diverse communities lends itself to his current role, helping to further FoodShare’s mission of “Good Healthy Food for All”.