Breakfast Briefing: Hunger and Poverty in Baltimore

  • November 15, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:30 am

Learn how the Maryland Food Bank and other nonprofits are working to address hunger and poverty in Maryland.

The GBC’s panel discussion will feature:

Carmen Del Guercio, President and CEO of the Maryland Food Bank

Carmen Del Guercio, President & CEO, Maryland Food Bank

Del Guercio joined the Maryland Food Bank in 2016 after a 29-year career in the banking industry. Under Del Guercio’s leadership, the food bank is feeding more people and offering solutions to address the root causes of food insecurity.




Meg Kimmel, Maryland Food Bank

Meg Kimmel, Executive Vice President of Programs and External Affairs, Maryland Food Bank

Kimmel oversees the food bank’s marketing, programs and fundraising. Under Kimmel, the food bank has built a fundraising program that celebrates donors and raises critical funds for the food bank’s goal to end hunger in Maryland.



Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. 

Rusyniak has served Goodwill Industries for 22 years, providing leadership to the $50 million organization, one of the largest workforce development agencies in the region focused on people with disabilities and other challenges.




Amy CollierAmy Collier, Director of Community Services Division, Catholic Charities of Baltimore

Collier oversees 20 programs for Catholic Charities of Baltimore, including those that provide assistance for homelessness, poverty and immigration issues. She manages a $35 million dollar budget.


Event details:

When: Friday, November 15, 2019; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program

Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202

Cost: $35 members, $50 non-members

A 72-hour cancellation notice is required for refund.

For event and sponsorship information, contact Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at 410-727-2820.

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