Empowering the World to Defeat Hunger

Our mission is to alleviate global hunger by developing food banks in communities where they are needed and by supporting food banks where they exist.

Global Impact

The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) and its partners seek to nourish the world’s hungry through a united and passionate network of food banking organizations.

  • Served


    million people

  • Distributed


    million pounds of food

  • Supported



  • Served



  • Connected


    food banks

  • Coached


    food bank leaders

What We Do

GFN unites and empowers organizations that support those in need by reducing food waste and cultivating sustainable relationships that save lives. We collaborate with these organizations to strengthen the effort to defeat hunger by launching new food banks and elevating their work with increased efficiency, safety, and scalability.

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Why We Exist

GFN nourishes communities around the globe through food banking.

  • Food

    Redirecting surplus food to those facing hunger benefits both the environment and those in need.

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  • Global

    Ending hunger is possible. See how food banks help.

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  • Food

    Food banks around the world are nourishing local communities in a monumental way.

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Our Partners

The generous, ongoing support from our partners makes it possible for us, and more than 790 food banks, to feed families in need across 32 countries around the world.

Take Action

Food banking is a proven solution for nourishing communities through dedicated and unified action. Join us in creating a global network of food banks that empowers the world to defeat hunger.

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