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Our Mission: 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.

We have a vision to lead our community in pursuing bold, yet thoughtful anti-hunger policy solutions, empowering our Eastern MA community to become advocates.

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Latest GBFB report reveals high levels of food insecurity across the state, and new data on LGBTQ+, college students, and other vulnerable populations.

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

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As the demand for healthy food remains high, we remain committed to our mission to End Hunger Here. Below are different ways you can support a neighbor in need.

Celebrating a birthday or graduation? Set up a peer-to-peer fundraiser to bring attention to the issue of hunger.

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Our special events throughout the year raise awareness about hunger in our community, as well as much-needed funding to support our work.

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Sign up to volunteer at GBFB or your local food pantry to help feed our neighbors in need.

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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.

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87 million healthy meals provided.

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Our partnerships are vital to our mission.

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An inside look at GBFB's daily work

GBFB CEO and President, Catherine D’Amato, was the keynote speaker the 2024 commencement for The Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

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An essential part of our partnerships is The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB)’s Community Investment Grant Program, designed to empower its network of agency partners to expand their reach a...

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GBFB In The News

Recent Media Coverage

June 17: The Reminder

Hampden County reaches 48% food insecurity, according to survey
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June 13: Somerville Times

Somerville Homeless Coalition’s Project SOUP Food Pantry awarded Community Investment Grant from The Greater Boston Food Bank
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June 12: Somerville Times

Food For Free awarded grant from The Greater Boston Food Bank
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June 10: Cambridge Patch

Food For Free Awarded $34,000 Community Investment Grant
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May 29: Boston Globe

As food costs climb, so does hunger
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