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Chicago, IL (October 16, 2018) – Advancing the food banking model globally will play a critical role in achieving the Zero Hunger Sustainable Development Goal says a new report from The Global FoodBanking Network.  Food banks – which provide meals to those facing hunger through recovering surplus food – operate at the community level in…
Pepsico and the PepsiCo foundation have invested a total of USD $7 million dollars in access to nutrition programs in Latin America and the Caribbean This initiative is aligned with PepsiCo’s Performance with Purpose agenda, which aims to provide access to at least three billion servings of nutritious foods and beverages to under-served communities and consumers…
PepsiCo y la fundación PepsiCo han invertido un total de USD $7 millones en acceso a programas de nutrición en Latinoamérica y el Caribe Esta iniciativa está en línea con la agenda de Desempeño con Propósito de PepsiCo, cuyo objetivo es brindar acceso a por lo menos 3 mil millones de porciones de alimentos y…
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…