Report from the Field: Israel | Hope in a Field of Beets: How Food Banking is an Active Approach to Fighting Hunger and Food Waste

September 2014

By: Jeff Klein, President and CEO, The Global FoodBanking Network

As I picked beets alongside more than 30 volunteers at a farm owned by GFN member food bank Leket Israel, my vision of a world without h…

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Report from the Field: Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam | Helping Food Banks in All Stages of Development

September 2014

Operating a successful food bank that meets international standards takes time, resources, good leadership, and a passion to end hunger and prevent food waste. Each organization goes through various life s…

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Reducing Food Loss and Food Waste Report

September 2014

The World Resources Institute published a report on the global food waste issue. The report provides recommendations on a subset of approaches to reducing food waste, and it lists strategies taken by organ…

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Global FoodBanking Network Working to Stomp Out Hunger

August 26, 2014

Fox News’ Good Day Chicago interviews GFN President and CEO Jeff Klein about the prevalence of hunger and how the organization is helping to address this issue around the world. Watch it Read the full story >>

One Million Meals Delivered to UK Charities Every Month | Second GFN Grant from the Caterpillar Foundation Helps FareShare UK Access More Surplus Foods

The UK has a surplus problem. FareShare estimates that surplus food in the UK is the equivalent of 800 million meals a year. Changing that equation is the ultimate priority of GFN’s food bank network partner FareShare UK. And, Far…

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Report From the Field: El Salvador and Nicaragua | “Not everyone is in a position to help themselves rise out of poverty.”

Craig Nemitz, Director of Field Services for the The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) recently returned from a trip to Central America. There, he worked with the young food banking operations in El Salvador and Nicaragua to help the…

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