A message from the CEO

Category: A message from the CEO

Over the past several weeks the world watched as the 2019 novel coronavirus, COVID-19, spread across the globe. Late last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Not only are we dealing with global health concerns, but the impacts of the outbreak could cause severe political,…

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 Partners and Friends, Thank you for your support for The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN).  I wanted to update you on an exciting new venture for GFN’s work – supporting food banking in Sub-Saharan Africa. As you well know, GFN has partnered with food banking organizations in Central and South America and increasingly in 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)….