1 in 10

people across Eastern Massachusetts don't know where their next meal is coming from.

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Together, we can end hunger here.

The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) works passionately to end hunger here by providing our neighbors in need with the healthy food and resources they need. Join us to help create a hunger-free Eastern Massachusetts.

Our upcoming Give Meals, Give Hope campaign aims to provide more healthy proteins and fresh produce to hardworking families, struggling seniors, and hungry children.

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Volunteers are the heart of GBFB and the work we do together. Last year more than 23,000 caring people across Eastern Massachusetts lent a hand to help end hunger here.

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Need Food? If you're seeking food for yourself or a family member we are here to help. GBFB serves nine counties and 190 towns in Eastern Massachusetts. Find help near you.

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Creating Healthy Futures for Hungry Families

Your support enables GBFB to distribute healthy food to neighbors in need as well as nutrition programs and resources for sustained, healthy lives and healthy communities.

Through compassion and action, together we can create a hunger-free Eastern Massachusetts.

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Supporting healthy lives and communities is our priority. Helping neighbors achieve better health and dignity helps us all.

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From our Brown Bag program to our Mobile Markets, we make food accessible to our most vulnerable populations.

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The Impact We Make Together

Through donations of money, time and food, caring people like you help GBFB bring hope, success and dignity to hungry people across Eastern Massachusetts.

See the stories of hope you help create.

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48.1 million meals provided from distributed food.

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Our partnerships are vital to our mission.

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Our Blog

An inside look at GBFB's daily work

Seventy-six-year-old Ann lives on a fixed income in a Newburyport subsidized housing complex. Laid low by a long convalescence, Ann found herself unable to afford the healthy food necessary for ...
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For our neighbors in need, winter is the cruelest season. Heating bills skyrocket, but their wages or social security checks don’t increase. Seniors in particular are at risk. Too often, they ...
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GBFB in the News

The latest GBFB media coverage

This year, GBFB took a giant step in connecting hunger and health. We became the first food bank in the nation to hire a physician with a specialty in public health and food security. Under the...
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This Boston Globe opinion piece written by our President and CEO Catherine D'Amato demonstrates the role of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) in helping to end hunger in Massachusetts and ac...
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