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Together, we can end hunger here.

The Greater Boston Food Bank works passionately to end hunger across Eastern Massachusetts by providing our neighbors in need the healthy food and resources they need to thrive.

Search by zip code to access food for you and your family. Plus find SNAP assistance and FAQs.

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Volunteers at GBFB play a critical role in helping to end hunger in Eastern Massachusetts. Morning and afternoon shifts available six days a week.

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Read the latest edition of our Harvest Newsletter to learn about your impact on families struggling with hunger in our communities.

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As the demand for food remains high, GBFB remains committed to our mission. Your support enables us to distribute more healthy food to children, families, and seniors in need.

Our recent state-wide study, released in May, revealed that food insecurity in Massachusetts increased 55% from 2019 to 2020.

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Check out the latest media coverage on GBFB, our partner agencies, and our efforts to meet the increased need for healthy food.

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We are grateful for the unwavering support and generosity of our donors. Thank you for making a positive impact during the COVID-19 crisis.

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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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82 million meals provided from distributed food.

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An inside look at GBFB's daily work

Dorchester native Ashanti volunteered at GBFB for her birthday, an experience that inspired her to launch her own personal initiative to give back.

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Through September 2021, MathWorks will double gifts up to $1M to help us end student hunger as sponsor of our Growing Healthy Futures campaign.

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GBFB in the News

The latest GBFB media coverage

To gauge the impact of the pandemic on hunger in our state, GBFB conducted a survey to identify key barriers to food access for adults experiencing food insecurity.

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New data from Feeding America shows MA had the greatest percentage increase in food insecurity in the country in 2020 due to the pandemic, a 47% increase over 2019.

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