Sarah Garcia-Heller (She/Her)
Executive Director

Sarah first began as a volunteer facilitator in the bereaved parent and children’s groups at BFO-Toronto over 13 years ago after the loss of her infant daughter Khaliyah.

Sarah was then hired as the Program and Volunteer Coordinator at BFO-Toronto where she worked alongside staff, placement students, and volunteers to provide frontline intake, training, and day-to-day support of operations at BFO-Toronto for 3 years.

Most recently, Sarah has been working as part of the upper leadership team at a non-profit/social enterprise in Toronto and has held positions as Director of Case Management and Programs.

Sarah is thrilled to be back working at BFO-Toronto in the position of Executive Director and is looking forward to growing staff, volunteer and organizational capacity, visibility and impact.

Sidney Muhammad Davidson (He/Him)
Office & Volunteer Administrator

Sidney holds a Joint Honours Bachelor of Arts in History and Theatre & Performance with an Islamic Studies Minor, and a Master of Arts in History from the University of Waterloo. Since graduating a few years back, Sidney has worked in a few different customer service and administrative jobs before finding a place at BFO-Toronto.

In Sidney’s words, “I am excited to join BFO because I truly believe in the work they do! As someone who went through the sudden loss of a childhood friend, I wish I had known about BFO and their services sooner. Through my experience, it is my hope to help as many people through their bereavement as I can, because no one should have to handle these situations on their own. BFO is a truly unique and special organization, and I am so happy to be a part of it.”

Sophia Yang (She/Her)
Accounting and Financial Administration

Sophia is a CPA, CGA with over 20 years of experience in finance, accounting and software consulting. Her career spans across banking, HR consulting, media, and IT. She joined BFO-Toronto in April 2021 and provides bookkeeping and financial administration support to the Executive Director and the Treasurer.

Evan Wong

Evan Wong (He/Him)
Communications Consultant

Evan joined the BFO-Toronto team in 2019 as a student intern, after experiencing the loss of a close friend. He went on to complete a degree in Information & Media Studies and a certificate in Digital Communication at Western University. Following the internship, he moved into a Communications Consultant role, advising on and supporting BFO’s marketing communications activities. Evan is passionate about developing inclusive marketing communications and work that helps build more sustainable communities.

Cathy Landolt (She/Her)
Communications and Marketing Lead

Cathy Landolt is a marketing professional with 25+ years of experience. In 2016 after 18 years in the non-profit sector, she started offering her expertise as a consultant to help non-profits, small businesses and solopreneurs establish and build their digital brands.

Over the years she has worked on all forms of digital marketing strategy and execution (social media, email, content creation), writing and editing, graphic design, and website development. Cathy loves finding creative solutions by brainstorming with clients and delivering great working relationships.

Working with BFO Toronto provides a great opportunity to help a truly unique organization expand their awareness, enhance their brand, and connect with new audiences.