1 in 11

members of our community
is at risk of hunger.
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Together, we can 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 they and resources they need to thrive.

May 16: join us for food, fun, friends and a special announcement as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our building at FreshFest: Festival 2019.

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GBFB is hiring! Join a diverse team that is committed to ending hunger across Eastern Massachusetts. We have several positions available.

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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.

See the stories of hope you help create.

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50 million meals provided from distributed food.

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Our partnerships are vital to our mission.

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Our Blog

An inside look at GBFB's daily work

Portraits and first-person accounts from people who receive food at GBFB pantries and programs.

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The House Committee on Ways and Means proposed $18.8 million for the Massachusetts Emergency Food Assistance Program (MEFAP), meaning an increase of 1,000,000 additionally healthy meals.

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GBFB in the News

The latest GBFB media coverage

USDA announced that they plan to cut food assistance for individuals who are having trouble finding work. But first, they’re asking for you to weigh in.

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While MA is known as a leader in public education, less than half that qualify for school breakfast in low-income schools are starting their days fed and ready to learn.

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