Kuldip K. Ardawa has been appointed as the Community Partnership Coordinator at the Surrey Food Bank Society.
Ardawa’s role will be to build partnerships with community stakeholders and to raise awareness in the about the range of services the Surrey Food Bank (SFB) provides to the communities of Surrey and North Delta.
Ardawa joins the food bank with extensive knowledge of the poverty and the challenges in the community. She is well-known and well-respected in the community and has a deep passion and non-judgemental understanding for those who are living in challenging circumstances.
It’s expected her unique blend of employment and volunteering experience will allow her to continue to empower and build partnerships between business and community based organizations. She is currently a member of the City of Surrey’s Social Planning committee which addresses challenges faced by community based organizations at municipal level. Ardawa was also the first Indo-Canadian woman to be elected president of the Surrey Fraser Heights Rotary Club.
“We are thrilled to have her on board and I’m looking forward to working with her in the community,” said Marilyn Herrmann, SFB executive director.