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Year: 2014

On Friday, October 17th, Team GBFB gathered at the Yawkey Distribution Center and recognized our most dedicated member agencies, donors, volunteers, and elected officials at our annual Partner Appreciation Day. This year, GBFB distributed over 50 million pounds of food and got closer to our One M...
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Fall is underway and as a chill enters the air, we inevitably start thinking about the holidays quickly approaching. Each year, The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) holds an annual Holiday Meal Drive, which is a fundraising effort that provides holiday meals to those in need. Every $20 donation wi...
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Every four years, Feeding America and its network of food banks participate in a nationwide hunger study. This past August the Hunger in America (HIA) 2014 study results were released. Team GBFB  has broken this down in an executive summary of the Eastern Massachusetts results. The study provide...
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"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates As our 2014 annual banquet was coming to a close, Dr. Allen Hamdan made a bee-line in my direction, and I knew exactly what he was going to ask. Sure enough, he wanted to host a second Food is Medicine event and declared that he w...
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On Friday, September 12, more than 250 women joined The Greater Boston Food Bank at the Mandarin Oriental for the 5th Annual Women Fighting Hunger breakfast. GBFB honored Congresswoman Katherine Clark, who had just won the democratic state primary that week. Katherine acknowledged her own role wi...
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September is Hunger Action Month. GBFB and the Feeding America food bank network unites during this time to generate awareness about hunger in America and to mobilize the public to take action against hunger in our communities. There are so many ways to get involved to raise awareness about hunge...
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On August 12 and 13, The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) was honored to be the nonprofit partner to Boston Magazine’s The Cookout. For two nights, GBFB team members joined the Boston Magazine team and local chefs to raise awareness, sell raffle tickets and take silent auction bids to benefi...
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For the last four summers the GBFB Nutrition team has hosted Nutrition Fairs at Boys and Girls Club camps throughout the area. The Fairs educate campers in fun and interactive ways on how to make healthy choices. This year, the GBFB Team ventured to two camps in Dorchester, one in Fall River, and...
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On August 1st and 2nd, while the Boston Red Sox faced the New York Yankees, The Red Sox Wives hosted the 23rd annual Strike Out Hunger fundraiser at Fenway Park to raise awareness of hunger in Eastern Massachusetts and GBFB’s mission to end hunger here in our communities. During the two day...
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Unfortunately, from time to time, we are faced with natural disasters out of our control. And, during times like these, it is important for communities to come together to do what they can to help those in need. Last Monday, our neighbors in Revere faced an unexpected tornado that left many homes...
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