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Year: 2012

On August 1, GBFB Registered Dietitians and staff members traveled to Camp Welch in Assonet, Massachusetts to put on a nutrition fair for children from the Boys & Girls Club of Fall River. Many of these children are also part of the Kids Cafe program, which provides nutritious meals for disad...
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In early August, Whole Foods Market team members delivered 510 cases of food to The Greater Boston Food Bank. The special delivery came as a result of the Whole Foods Market Sacking Hunger program, in partnership with 98.5 The Sports Hub Patriots Radio Network. Through Sacking Hunger, Whole Foods...
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Each month, The Greater Boston Food Bank delivers 10,200 pounds of food to Greater Lynn Senior Services. This food is sorted by onsite volunteers and leaves in 660 Brown Bags, one for each senior in the Lynn Brown Bag program, which provides supplemental grocery items to seniors in need. While th...
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July 20/21, the Red Sox Wives held their 21st annual Cash and Can Food Drive, an event designed to increase fan’s awareness of hunger within our communities and fundraise to benefit the hunger relief efforts of The Greater Boston Food Bank. For a donation of $10 or 10 nutritious canned food ite...
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On July 11, GBFB traveled to Taunton, MA for a cross-dock delivery of 55,000 pounds of food to over 20 of its member agencies. Cross-docking enables GBFB to unload and transfer food from its semi-trailer trucks onto donated shipping docks, and directly to agency trucks, trailers, or cars, with no...
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On Monday, July 2, GBFB, in partnership with Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services (DVS), held its third mobile market for Veterans at Bunker Hill Community College. Nearly 150 Veterans and their families (close to 500 people) benefitted from the food distribution, including 73 seniors a...
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On Tuesday, June 12, The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Kitchen Cabinet chairs Sarah Biller, Hannah Commoss and Kirby Lunger welcomed Kitchen Cabinet members and friends to Step Into Summer in the Courtyard at CLINK, The Liberty Hotel.  The social event is the Kitchen Cabinet’s semiannual fundra...
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Many people believe winter is the season when hunger hurts our community most, but this summer, GBFB is busier than ever. In years past, we saw a slight decrease in requests for food assistance during the summer months, but the slow economy means that more of our neighbors in Eastern Massachusett...
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Nine year old Briana lives with her grandmother, father, sisters and other family members in Dorchester. She is a 4th grader in a school where 100% of the students are eligible to receive free or reduced-price meals. Briana’s family doesn’t have the resources to ensure that she and her sister...
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Just one week before final exams, on May 2, roughly 280 low-income students at Bunker Hill Community College each received close to 40 lbs. of nutritious food at The Greater Boston Food Bank Mobile Market. Carrots, eggs, apples, hummus, tofu, onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes, as well as frozen po...
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