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Year: 2015

Our truck drivers are the faces of The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB). As they deliver food, they bring smiles to the teams at our member agencies, who look forward to seeing them each week. One of these faces is Juan Encarnacion, GBFB's longest-serving employee who has been driving our trucks f...
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A priority of The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is to promote healthy lives and healthy communities. Currently, 25% of our annual 51 million pound distribution is fresh produce, and we are committed to increasing that to 35%. To support this priority, we are helping our member agencies increase...
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Did you know that for every $1 donation, The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) can provide 3 healthy meals to those in need? That small amount can make a huge impact to someone in need this summer. We are able to do this because of our great relationships with food retailers, manufacturers and grow...
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Mindy and her three-year-old daughter live with Mindy's parents in Medford. Her father is still working, but her mother had to stop due to illness. Like too many in Eastern Massachusetts, even though a family member is working, Mindy’s family can’t afford the food they need to stay active and...
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Each July 4th, we gather our family and friends to celebrate at the beach or at a patriotic themed cookout. Yet, it’s also important to remember and thank the men and women of the United States Military for their services to defend our freedoms and country. After serving, many of these veterans...
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Our partners at Stop & Shop and The Great American Milk Drive are holding a campaign this month in honor of National Dairy Month to generate awareness of the importance of drinking milk and to make milk donations to The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB). On your weekly grocery trip this week t...
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Catherine D’Amato, President and CEO of The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB), has been a leader in the nation’s food bank network for 35 years. 2015 marks her 20th year here at GBFB. Under her leadership, GBFB has grown our distribution from almost 9 to more than 51 million pounds of food each...
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If you have ever volunteered at The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB), there is one person everyone remembers: Kelly Sajous. Kelly is GBFB’s Product Recovery Coordinator and he manages all 26,000 volunteers each year. Everyone recognizes Kelly for his amazing work and his personality. We picked h...
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On Saturday, members of The Greater Boston Food Bank’s (GBFB) Kitchen Cabinet came together to sort product in our Yawkey Distribution Center. The Kitchen Cabinet is a group of young professionals who are dedicated to raising awareness and funds to support GBFB and the members of our communit...
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After 11 years of holding our annual fundraising Banquet, this year The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) decided to switch things up and held our first Greater Boston Food Festival. The transition was largely made possible by our Presidential Sponsor, EMC, and Chair, Jeremy Burton, President of Pr...
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