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New partnership will help food banks tackle global hunger and reduce food waste   Newport Beach, California (May 21, 2018) – PIMCO, one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers, today unveiled its partnership with The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN).  GFN is a global nonprofit organization that alleviates world hunger through launching and strengthening…
Chicago, IL – April 3, 2018 – Today The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced a goal to combat childhood hunger by increasing the number of children served by food banks in its network by 10 percent to total 3.4 million.  The effort marks the second phase of GFN’s ‘8 Million by 2018‘ Challenge, a worldwide…
Oasis Green Food Bank Wins the Global Food Bank Innovation Award Houston, TX, USA —March 16, 2018— Driven by the mission to help the world reach zero hunger, food bank leaders from 33 countries convened in Houston, Texas to take part in the 12th Annual H-E-B/GFN Food Bank Leadership Institute (FBLI). The weeklong event, organized…
Chicago, IL, USA – February 16, 2018 – Today, Chinese people around the world celebrate the Lunar New Year, and The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announces its first Certified Member from mainland China, Green Food Bank, based in Shanghai. The establishment of food banking in mainland China is an important step to addressing the issue…
The GFN Network Moves Closer Toward its Goal to Help Eight Million People by 2018 Chicago, IL – November 9, 2017 – The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced that the food banks in its network provided safe and nutritious meals to 7.1 million people around the world, increasing its impact by 300,000 over the year…
Challenge will help serve eight million people facing hunger by the end of 2018 Chicago, Illinois, USA (August 3, 2017) – The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced today that it has reached its fundraising goal of US$1 million for the ‘8 Million by 2018’ Challenge’; a worldwide challenge with a goal of providing nutritious meals…
Challenge To Raise $1 Million to Help Millions Facing Hunger Chicago, IL – March 23, 2017 – Today The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) launched the ‘8 Million by 2018’ Challenge, a worldwide campaign to provide nutritious meals to eight million people facing hunger by the end of 2018. GFN is comprised of a network of…
Tider Wins First Global Food Bank Innovation Award HOUSTON, TX, U.S.A.— March 17, 2017 — Food bank leaders from 32 countries convened in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. from March 13-16 for the 11th Annual Food Bank Leadership Institute (FBLI). FBLI, which took place at the Houston Food Bank, is the preeminent international forum dedicated to alleviating…
31 January, 2017 – As part of a US$60 million programme launched by the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation to combat hunger in Europe and North America, food redistribution charity FareShare has received the first of six £500,000 annual grants to help people in the UK. The donation is part of a wider initiative by the Enterprise…
Catherine Bertini and Martin Burt join the Board of Directors Chicago, IL – January 19, 2017 – The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) welcomes Alan Gilbertson of FoodForward South Africa as Chair and Jason Ramey of Grant Thornton LLP as Vice Chair of its Board of Directors. Mr. Gilbertson and Mr. Ramey will lead the Board…

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