Suzanne Scarrow Named New Executive Director of West Island Mission

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The West Island Mission announced Suzanne Scarrow has been named Executive Director of the non-profit devoted to conquering Food Insecurity on the West Island of Montreal.

Scarrow, a previous Account Manager and mother of three, is not new to West Island Mission her relationship started with West Island Mission as part of the Christmas Committee 10 years ago and has served as a director on West Island Mission’s board since 2016. Scarrow has been actively involved in the development and implementation of the West Island Mission’s Strategic Planning process.

“We are delighted to have Suzanne take on this new role of ‘Executive Director’ for WIM. Suzanne brings almost a decade of experience with WIM and she understands the needs of our clients. We are certain Suzanne’s energy and enthusiasm will be very positive for WIM, the community and those we serve.” Said Kent Elvidge, President of the Board of Director for WIM.

“I’m really excited about this next step for West island Mission and I can’t wait to see the positive changes. We have slowly been building momentum in educating the community of the Food Insecurity issues that many families face on the West Island. It’s time for a change.” Scarrow said.

Scarrow’s hiring comes as West Island Mission implements a plan of strategic growth, development and outreach within our community.

About the West Island Mission: West Island Mission is a non-profit organization that provides well-balanced, high-quality food assistance and other related aid to the less fortunate living in the West Island of Montreal.

Since 2005, WIM collects food donations and other basic supplies from the community and corporations in order to make a difference in the lives of West Islanders in need regardless of their personal history and background.

Since its inception, the demand for food assistance in the West Island has grown exponentially. In 2015, WIM provided more than 1900 food baskets to 260 different families from Pierrefonds, Roxboro, Ste-Geneviève, DDO, Pointe-Claire, Kirkland, Beaconsfield, and Île Bizard. In addition to monthly food assistance, WIM also offers back-to-school support and Christmas baskets. For more information: www.wimmoi.org

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