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Every $35 DOUBLES to provide a holiday meal for two families.


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.

The Greater Boston Food Bank distributes over 109 million pounds of healthy food to its 600+ partners across Eastern Massachusetts. Want to know how?

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Latest GBFB report reveals increased food insecurity across state, and new data on LGBTQ+ and other vulnerable communities.

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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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E-Cards are a great way to send a thoughtful message to a loved one while helping our food insecure neighbors.

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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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Our partnerships are vital to our mission.

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An inside look at GBFB's daily work

National Grid is an example of how corporate citizens can play a crucial role in addressing pressing issues facing our community.

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Deborah’s journey from job loss to community service is a testament to resilience and the power of giving back. Read her story here.

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GBFB In The News

Recent Media Coverage

November 28: Marketplace

Food banks are filling gaps in the safety net this holiday season
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November 26: The SWellesley Report

Wellesley charity news: Walking El Camino de Santiago for Parkinson’s research; Kids Backing Kids getting close; Resident joins Greater Boston Food Bank board
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November 22:

Donate spices for families in need
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November 21: New Bedford Light

‘Half of our shelves are empty’: Hunger is rising on the South Coast, but pandemic emergency funds for food pantries are gone
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November 21: MassNonprofit News

The Greater Boston Food Bank receives $1 million grant from The Yawkey Foundation
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