Simpson joins board of King Township Food Bank

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Simpson joins board of King Township Food Bank

By Mark Pavilons

February 7, 2019

A celebrated volunteer has joined the board of the King Township Food Bank.

Geoff Simpson, having volunteered for the Food Bank in an administrative capacity, is now a director. For the past two years, Geoff has been of enormous service to the Food Bank, revamping the website and taking on the task of webmaster, making regular posts and also suggesting and implementing improvements to all aspects of web interface.

“We are delighted that Geoff is making time to become a Director” says Carol Ann Trabert, President. “ He brings to the Board important professional expertise that will help in decision making. In addition, the Food Bank is fortunate to have such a distinguished volunteer amongst its Directors.”

Geoff’s services include digital marketing, including website design and development, and helping people use their available technology more effectively through patient and helpful personal troubleshooting, support and training. For more information visit econfidence.net, or call 416-997-3159. Geoff welcomes the opportunity to work with more local businesses and individuals to help them use technology more effectively to achieve their goals.

Geoff Simpson has volunteered with Concerned Citizens of King Township (CCKT) and Arts Society King in leadership roles over many years, continuing a life long commitment to volunteering that stretches back to the years before he moved to King. He received the prestigious Governor General of Canada’s Sovereign Medal for Volunteers in 2018 in recognition of his 14+ years of volunteer service to the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg. Simpson has served in many capacities, including fundraising and public engagement for the renowned gallery.

In addition, Geoff Simpson’s sense of community engagement led him to run for the Ward 3 council seat in last fall’s municipal election.

The King Township Food Bank is a totally volunteer organization that assists with food needs for about 200 residents of King Township by offering a week of non-perishable groceries, cards, fresh produce and pet kibble on the third Saturday of every month. It exists only because of the generosity of the community of donors, sponsors and volunteers who have been making it happen since 2005. visit www.ktfb.ca for more information.