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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New report finds that food banks across the globe serve 62.5 million people Tesco CEO announced as keynote speaker at 13th annual Food Bank Leadership Institute LONDON, 25 March 2019 – Food banks operating in 57 countries around the world mitigate an estimated 10.54 billion kg of CO2-eq annually – equivalent to…

In the face of overwhelming need, food banks accelerate progress in closing the hunger gap Chicago, IL – February 25, 2019 – Today, The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced that food banking organizations served more than 9 million people facing food insecurity, greatly surpassing a target set in early 2017 meant to accelerate the fight…

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…