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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…
CHICAGO, IL, U.S.A. – December 5, 2016 – Today The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced phase two of a technology project which aims to reduce hunger by enhancing the efficiency of food banks. As a result of funding from its global partner, Unilever, GFN will implement with Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP) and Banco de Alimentos…
CHICAGO, IL, U.S.A. – November 2, 2016 ­– Today The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced that the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation – through its Fill Your Tank program – has committed $6 million over six years to the organization to address food insecurity in Europe. The donation will help food banks in the U.K., Ireland, France,…
Chicago, IL, U.S.A. – October 18, 2016 – Brambles, a leading logistics solutions company operating in more than 60 countries primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands, has signed a three-year agreement with the international non-profit organization The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN). Through this partnership Brambles will provide supply chain knowledge, in-kind contributions, volunteers and…
October 4, 2016 – The Global FoodBanking Network is pleased to announce a new partnership with Radisson®, one of the most-recognized hotel brands in the world, to help source one million meals through its campaign, No Room for Hunger. The campaign will partner Radisson hotels with food banks across the world, in the GFN Network…

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