Hunger doesn’t take a summer break for the thousands of children who rely on their school’s breakfast and lunch programs.

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Together, we can end hunger here.

The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) works passionately to end hunger here by providing our neighbors in need with the healthy food and resources they need. Join us to help create a hunger-free Eastern Massachusetts.

GBFB is hiring! Join a diverse team that is committed to ending hunger across Eastern Massachusetts.

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Irma and her husband, Roberto, work hard to provide their children enough food to be healthy, and at the end of the month, our School-Based Pantry helps.

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Friday, September 14: Join us for a morning of networking and inspiration to help end hunger here.

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Creating Healthy Futures for Hungry Families

Your support enables GBFB to distribute healthy food to neighbors in need as well as nutrition programs and resources for sustained, healthy lives and healthy communities.

Through compassion and action, together we can create a hunger-free Eastern Massachusetts.

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New research shows hunger and food insecurity in Massachusetts increased health-related expenditures by $2.4 billion in 2016.

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Supporting healthy lives and communities is our priority. Helping neighbors achieve better health and dignity helps us all.

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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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50 million meals provided from distributed food.

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Our Blog

An inside look at GBFB's daily work

Today, the Legislature approved the FY19 state budget, funding the Massachusetts Emergency Food Assistance Program (MEFAP) at $18 million. Now, Governor Baker has 10 days to approve and sign the...
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Project Just Because food pantry has been serving those in need in Hopkinton for the past 19 years. It was only this year, however, with help from the town of Hopkinton and The Greater Boston Fo...
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GBFB in the News

The latest GBFB media coverage

Boston Globe interviewed CEO Catherine D’Amato to gain insight on where she works, why the space suits her, and what it reveals about her life and philosophies.

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New research indicates that participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) promotes better health outcomes. Read more here.

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