A message from the CEO

Category: A message from the CEO

Dear Partners – Let me start by saying thank you. I know that the COVID-19 disease pandemic has affected you, your families, and your places of work. Yet in the past week we have received an unprecedented outpouring of support and concern for our global neighbors who this crisis disproportionately impacts. You have donated, shared…

Dear Partners – Yesterday the World Health Organization began referring to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak as a pandemic. This ​expanding health crisis – which is now affecting more than 100 countries – is making the plight of those facing hunger much more difficult.  Food banking organizations are on the front lines, and 25 percent of the GFN network is…

Dear partners and friends, Today, we are excited to share that The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) is featured in the Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP) at the University of Pennsylvania’s 2020 High Impact Giving Guide. The High Impact Giving Guide, released today, is designed to help donors make a difference with their philanthropic gifts. This year, the…

Dear GFN Partners and friends, It is with great pleasure that I share with you The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report, “One Network. Toward Zero Hunger. Empowering food bank leaders in more than 30 countries.”   FY2018 was a year of immense growth for GFN. The number of food insecure and hungry…

Dear GFN partners and friends, This month, GFN earned the 2018 Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the newest and highest level of recognition by one of the world’s largest sources of nonprofit information. This rating program is meant to enable transparent reporting of an organization’s actual impact in the world beyond simplistic financial…

Partners & Friends, Thank you for your engagement with The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN), and your leadership in the fight against hunger through food banking. For the third year in a row there has been a rise in world hunger, according to a report released yesterday by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)….