Food is Medicine

Food Is MedicineBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center continues to partner with The Greater Boston Food Bank for the Food is Medicine Fundraiser to raise awareness and funding to help GBFB end hunger here.

The 7th annual Food Is Medicine event will be held on
Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Greater Boston Food Bank
70 South Bay Ave, Boston, MA 02118

Purchase a Ticket

Can’t attend this year, but still want to support GBFB? Consider a donation.

Featured Speaker

Dariush Mozaffarian, M.D., Dr.P.H. Dean, Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, Tufts University
Dr. Mozaffarian has authored nearly 400 scientific publications on dietary priorities for obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases, and on evidence-based policy approaches to reduce these burdens in the US and globally. He has served in numerous advisory roles including for the US and Canadian governments, American Heart Association, World Health Organization, and United Nations. His work has been featured in a wide array of media outlets including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and Time Magazine. In 2016, Thomson Reuters named him as one of the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds.

Event Details
    • Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served on the rooftop deck, where guests can mingle with influential members of Boston’s medical community
    • GBFB’s nutrition team and epidemiologist will be on hand to share updates on our current programs
    • Tours of GBFB’s warehouse
    • Silent auction
  • Short speaking program about hunger and health in our community
  • Presentation of the Community Champion Food is Medicine Award to Cambridge Health Alliance Revere

How to Sponsor Food Is Medicine

For every one of your sponsorship dollars, GBFB can provide three healthy meals to those in need. For sponsorship information, please:

Thank you to our 2019 generous sponsors!


Community Health Leaders

Robert J. LepofskyHarvard Medical Faculty Physicians (HMFP)

Community Health Partners

Carol F. AndersonDr. Allen HamdanBIDMC, Department of Surgery

Community Health Sponsors


BIDMC, Community Development | BIDMC, Cardiology | BIDMC, Needham

BIDMC, Cardio Vascular | Institute (CVI) | BIDMC, Patient Care Services

DeltaMFS Investment Management

In-Kind Sponsor

Designer's ChoiceHarpoonPEAK Event ServicesHarpoon

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