Ashley Mackay found herself in a tough situation. She wanted to live a healthy and environmentally friendly lifestyle, but her financial situation prevented her from even putting food on the table. Enter Matt Noble, volunteer executive director of the Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank (TVFB). "We don't think that people's dignity should be sacrificed because they're down on their luck," he says. And with that in mind, he launched TVFB in January 2015.