Recent Media Coverage

2024 Coverage

June 17: The Reminder
Hampden County reaches 48% food insecurity, according to survey

June 13: Somerville Times
Somerville Homeless Coalition’s Project SOUP Food Pantry awarded Community Investment Grant from The Greater Boston Food Bank

June 12: Somerville Times
Food For Free awarded grant from The Greater Boston Food Bank

June 10: Cambridge Patch
Food For Free Awarded $34,000 Community Investment Grant

June 9: Matt’s Meals on WBZ Radio
Striking Out Hunger

June 7: Paramus Post
Help Close the Summer Hunger Gap

June 5: MassNonProfit News
Leader 6.5

June 5: Bay State Banner
New report finds one in three Bay Staters still face food insecurity

June 4: New England Council
New GBFB study shows need for increased food assistance

June 3: iHeart Media
Catherine D’Amato, President and CEO, The Greater Boston Food Banks

June 3: 22 News WWLP
Food insecurity levels continue to rise in western Massachusetts

May 31: Philanthropy News Digest
Chelsea-Based Kayem Foods Honored With The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Food Donor of the Year Award

May 31: StateHouse News
Weekly Roundup – Beacon Street Waiting Room

May 31: Holliston Reporter
Nearly 2 Million Adults in Massachusetts are Food Insecure Including 45% of Adults in Four Counties, According to The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Fourth Annual Statewide Study

May 31: WXTK Radio
Food Insecurity Hampers State, Area

May 30: WBZ News Radio
Data: 1 In 3 Massachusetts Adults Report Food Insecurity

May 30: Boston Business Journal
Mass. companies display their Pride at annual BBJ event

May 30: WBZ-TV
Map shows where food insecurity is highest in Massachusetts

May 30:
Hampden, Bristol counties had among the highest food insecurity rates in Mass. in 2023. Here’s what you need to know

May 29: Boston Herald
More than a third of Bay State adults are food insecure, according to new study

May 29: The Swellesley Report
Shake Shack opens in Wellesley Square

May 29: WCVB-TV
Boston psychologist discusses impact of food insecurity on mental health

May 29: GBH News
1 in 3 Massachusetts households struggle with hunger

May 29:
A third of all Mass. households faced food insecurity last year, study finds

May 29: Massachusetts Patch
Food Insecurity In MA Hits New High: 1.9 Million Struggling

May 29: Boston Globe
As food costs climb, so does hunger

May 28: Boston Business Journal
I guess I’m fighting the fight,’ says food bank CEO Catherine D’Amato

May 28: Sudbury Patch
Sudbury Resident Wins The Greater Boston Food Bank Kip Tiernan Award

May 28: Chelsea Record
Chelsea-Based Kayem Foods Honored With The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Food Donor of the Year Award

May 21: Sudbury Weekly
Sudbury Resident Honored by Greater Boston Food Bank

May 20: Salem Patch
The Salem Pantry Named Greater Boston Food Bank Partner Of The Year

May 19: Tufts Now
Scenes from the 2024 School Commencement Ceremonies

May 18: MassNonprofit News
The Greater Boston Food Bank honors individuals and companies at its 2024 Partner Appreciation Awards

April 30: Boston Globe
Grocery costs are higher than ever. That means big demand for food assistance nonprofits.

April 24: Wareham Weekly
Ribbon cutting inaugurates new food pantry location

April 9: WBZ Radio
YMCA Of Greater Boston Helping To Feed The City

April 9: WBSM-AM 1420
The Tim Weisberg Show – Cheryl Schondek

April 8: Boston Business Journal
O’Neil Outar Hired at The Greater Boston Food Bank

April 4: Boston Business Journal
LGBT corporate allies, trailblazers announced for BBJ’s Business of Pride awards

April 3: Everett Leader Herald

April 3: Everett Independent
DiDomenico Champions Food Security on NBC10

March 31: NBC Boston
Catherine D’Amato and Senator DiDomenico on @Issue

March 29: Daily News of Newburyport
First deliveries made to ONT Seacoast Regional Food Hub

March 29: Taunton Daily Gazette
Demand at Taunton food pantries, meal centers ‘overwhelming.’ Why’s it so bad?

March 28:
Nick Carpino is running Boston for the Greater Boston Food Bank

March 26: Globe Today
High grocery store prices leave families in a pickle

March 26: NBC Boston
Brothers team up to fight food insecurity through Roxbury church

March 20: WBUR
Food inflation is straining wallets. What can we do about it?

March 18: The Maroon Tiger

March 15: Bank of America
Thousands of runners. Thousands of reasons to run.

March 13: The Record
Former Romeo runner competing in Boston Marathon

March 9: Boston Globe
To give now or to give later? That’s the debate roiling philanthropy today.

March 8: Boston Globe Magazine
Tribute to Trailblazers – Catherine D’Amato

March 8: Boston Business Journal
Columbia Threadneedle CEO is out to ‘make Boston a better place’

March 7: Everett Independent
DiDomenico Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Kickoff Roast This Friday, March 8

February 21: BC Law Magazine
Winter 2024 Class Notes

February 21: The Bow Times

February 7: GBH News Instagram
What does food insecurity look like in Massachusetts?

February 6:
Southbury Man Joins Food Bank’s 2024 Boston Marathon Team

February 4: K-Love
LOCAL Closer Look: Greater Boston Food Bank – Update

January 30: Waterbury Republican
Southbury’s Carpino to run Boston Marathon

January 29: North End Regional Review
Emma Wilson Joins The Greater Boston Food Bank’s 2024 Boston Marathon Team

January 26: The Post Gazette
Emma Wilson Joins The Greater Boston Food Bank’s 2024 Boston Marathon Team

January 25: The Daily Campus
A CT native and UConn faculty member is running the Boston Marathon

January 24: East Boston Times
Nerbonne Joins the Greater Boston Food Bank’s 2024 Boston Marathon Team

January 19:
Running in April: Lindsey Nerbonne will run in the 2024 Boston Marathon as a member of the Greater Boston Food Bank team

January 8: WBZ-TV
Why is healthy food so expensive?

2023 Coverage

December 26:
How one college campus is helping students access meals over the holidays

December 22: The Bedford Citizen
Holiday Flair Enhances Hospital’s Monthly Produce Market

December 15: Boston 25
Facing Food Insecurity – 30 minute special

December 13: Wicked Local MA
Greater Boston Food Bank, Mass. pantries say ‘demand persists’ as holidays draw near

December 9: Fig City News
O’Neil Outar of Newton joins Greater Boston Food Bank

December 9: NESN
Dirty Water TV – Gott for Good

November 29: MassNonprofit News
The Greater Boston Food Bank hires O’Neil Outar Joins as EVP of Advancement

November 28: Marketplace
Food banks are filling gaps in the safety net this holiday season

November 26: The SWellsley 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

November 22:
Donate spices for families in need

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

November 21: MassNonprofit News
The Greater Boston Food Bank receives $1 million grant from The Yawkey Foundation

November 18: The Sun Chronicle
Local colleges stepping up to address hunger in college students

November 17: Telegram & Gazette
Hunger & food insecurity on menu at meeting of state 21st Century Agriculture Commission

November 16: Daily Hampshire Gazette
Charting state’s course toward food security: Special agriculture panel focuses on bolstering food banks

November 16: WCVB-TV
Massachusetts food banks push through challenges ahead of Thanksgiving

November 13: Boston 25
Food banks in Greater Boston area are at their busiest heading into the holiday season

November 9: WBZ-TV
Greater Boston Food Bank hosts 18th annual “Chain of Giving” to help families in need

November 9: Boston Herald
Greater Boston Food Bank passes 1,200 turkeys along ‘human chain’ to kick off holidays

November 9: Politico
Massachusetts Playbook

November 9: Massterlist
Daily Advances

November 8: WBZ-TV
“We are so blessed”: Attleboro community steps up to help food pantry after power outage

November 6: MassNonprofit News
The Greater Boston Food Bank launches ‘Hunger Free Holidays’ fundraiser

November 4: Boston Globe
The Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts in 2023

November 1: Axios Boston
Boston Public Library launches “spice bank”

October 26: Revere Advocate
First Congregational Church of Revere Food Pantry receives $40K GBFB Community Investment Grant

October 20: WBZ-TV
“It’s okay to ask for help;” Food banks see rising need as student loan payments resume

September 29: Boston25
A government shutdown is nearing this weekend. What does it mean, who’s hit and what’s next?

September 29: WCVB-TV
How a government shutdown would impact Massachusetts, workers

September 29:
Airports, food assistance programs among places impacts of government shutdown will show

September 20: WCVB-TV
$276,500 raised for Greater Boston Food Bank during WCVB’s Day of Giving

September 20: WCVB-TV
JetBlue employees volunteer, donate miles to Greater Boston Food Bank

September 20: WCVB-TV
Food support ‘changed my life’ says Massachusetts mom who escaped domestic violence

September 20: WCVB-TV
Greater Boston Food Bank president: Donations ‘genuinely has an impact’

September 20: WCVB-TV
GBFB partners with farms to grow culturally responsive foods

September 20: WCVB-TV
Survey reveals stats about childhood food insecurity

September 20: WCVB-TV
Greater Boston Food Bank president, CEO on hunger in Massachusetts

September 20: WCVB-TV
US Farm Bill critical to fighting hunger in Massachusetts, says Greater Boston Food Bank

September 20: WCVB-TV
A day on the job with Greater Boston Food Bank driver

September 20: WCVB-TV
Wake Up Call from Greater Boston Food Bank

September 19: Natick Town News
Thierer Family Foundation Launches Vivery Community, a Public Charity to Expand Access to Nutritious Food and Benefits Nationwide

September 17: WCVB-TV
CityLine: Join WCVB and the mission to end hunger in Massachusetts

September 15: WCVB-TV
Editorial: September 15, 2023: Food Insecurity in Massachusetts

September 11: Boston Herald
Gallery: Over 1,000 volunteers take part in ‘Boston Meal Pack for 9/11 Day’

September 11: WBUR
9/11 Day Event at BU

September 11: WCVB-TV
Volunteers pack thousands of meals on 9/11 day of service

August 19: Worcester Telegram
Massachusetts Students Can Find Help Locating Food Resources

August 18: Boston Globe
Business leaders, some officials support plan to clear Mass and Cass, open recovery campus at Widett Circle

August 18: WHDH-TV
Groups Pitch Widett Circle to Relieve Mass. and Cass Impacts

August 18: WBZ-TV
New Proposal Would Move People from Mass and Cass to Recovery Campus at Widett Circle

August 18: State House News
Groups Pitch Widett Circle to Relieve Mass. and Cass Impacts

August 16: Baystate Banner
Free School Lunches on the Menu This Fall

August 16: Java with Jimmy Podcasts
Let’s Talk Food Insecurity with Carolina Trujillo

August 15: City Biz
South Shore Food Bank/Weymouth Food Pantry Named Hunger Relief Champion by the Greater Boston Food Bank

August 15: Your Arlington
Organization Honors Local Rep. Sean Garballey

August 10: HR Director Magazine
‘It’s the values’: HR exec on retention at Greater Boston Food Bank

August 9: Lynn Item
Food Insecurity in Essex County Has Become Alarming

August 9: Newburyport News
First Shovel Dug for Food Hub

August 8: Boston Globe
New Food Bank to Serve Northern Essex County

July 31: Salem Patch
Greater Boston Food Bank Honors State Senator Joan Lovely

July 31: Lynn Item
Senator Lovely is Greater Boston Food Bank “Advocate of the Year”

July 20: Lynn Item
Lynn Company Honored By Greater Boston Food Bank

July 20: NBC Boston
‘Perfect storm’: Sumner Tunnel closure hits food pantry patrons

July 19: Danver’s Patch
Danvers Meat Business Names Greater Boston Food Bank Donor Of The Year

July 16: CNBC
Food deserts aren’t what’s causing hunger in the U.S. — It’s wages, inequality and inflation

July 5: WHDH-TV
Bruins prospects give back around Boston while training with the pros at development camp

July 5: Natick Patch
Natick Service Council Gets $37k Greater Boston Food Bank Grant

June 28: Malden Patch
Malden Woman Awarded Greater Boston Food Bank’s Volunteer of the Year

June 23: The US News
Plant-based food packages linked to lower BMI in children: Research

June 21: MassNonprofit News
The Greater Boston Food Bank provides $975K grants to 38 hunger relief organizations

June 19: Boston Globe
How Massachusetts can defeat hunger

June 17: Boston Herald
Former head of Legal Sea Foods supporting Massachusetts lobstermen in battle against California aquarium that told people to stop eating lobster

June 16: WBZ-TV
Former Legal Sea Foods CEO Roger Berkowitz donates $143.9K to Greater Boston Food Bank

June 9: Western MA News
Researchers find Western Mass. has highest levels of food insecurity in the state

June 9: WWLP-TV 22
Study: Western Massachusetts has highest rates of food insecurity in the state

June 8: Mass Live
Report finds food insecurity to be greatest in Western Massachusetts

June 7: Lynn Item
Lynn and Peabody see rise in food insecurity

June 7: Everett Independent
Food Bank Coalition of Massachusetts Organizes Final Stop Of MEFAP Road Show in Everett To Highlight Local Food Producers

June 2: NBC Boston
SNAP Benefits Impacted by Debt Ceiling Deal

June 2: Boston Globe
How to organize a food drive with your kids

June 2: Eagle Tribune
Our View: Food insecurity an increasing — and urgent — problem

June 1: Berkshire Eagle
Our Opinion: Berkshire food pantries’ missions poised to expand — again. They deserve our communities’ full support

May 31: News 413
1/3 of Mass. residents are food insecure, GBFB survey finds

May 31:
1/3 of Massachusetts population is food insecure, Greater Boston Food Bank survey finds

May 31: CBS MoneyWatch
Many Americans face “hunger crisis” as food insecurity rises

May 31: WBUR
One in three Mass. residents are food insecure, report finds

May 31: Boston Herald
Greater Boston Food Bank: 1 in 3 Massachusetts adults face food insecurity

May 30:
One in three Mass. households fighting hunger, new report finds

May 30: Telemundo
Food insecurity worsens

May 30: MassNonprofit News
One-third of MA households experiencing hunger with inflation driving record need, Food Bank reports

May 30: Massterlist
Many go hungry in Massachusetts after COVID aid disappears

May 30: Boston Globe
High levels of hunger persist in Mass., as COVID-era benefits roll back

May 27: Boston Globe
Pork-pocalypse now? In wake of Supreme Court ruling and 2016 vote, pork prices could soar in Mass. – The Boston Globe

May 17: Cape Cod Chronicle
Officials Gather To Recognize Pantry, Alliance, State Partnership

May 12: WBZ Radio
Connoisseur’s Corner Archives – Matt’s Meals

April 11: NESN
Pavel Zacha Receives NESN’s 7th Player Award

April 3: Deseret News
High cost of food in the U.S. is not going down any time soon

April 1: Boston Herald
Massachusetts households set to receive state-funded SNAP supplements this week

March 31: Boston Globe
Leading the charge for health equity: How New England providers and organizations are making a difference

March 30: Lowell Sun
Local students, activists seek to eradicate hunger at Mass. colleges through legislative lobbying

March 29: Boston Herald
Healey signs first major piece of legislation

March 23: Boston Herald
Food Insecurity on the rise across Massachusetts, no end in sight, providers say

March 12: Boston Globe
As food aid program winds down, another piece of the COVID-era safety net gets snipped away

March 6: GBH News
Where can Mass. families turn as pandemic SNAP benefits end?

March 6: GBH Radio
More people are facing hunger as pandemic-era SNAP benefits end

March 5: MassNonprofit News
As SNAP emergency allotments expire, the Greater Boston Food Bank launches Spring for Meals campaign

March 3: GBH Radio
As federal food benefits decline, Mass. food banks expect a surge

March 2:
End of COVID-era SNAP expansion cuts food benefits for 640,000 Mass. households

March 1:
Over half a million Mass. families losing extra pandemic SNAP benefits

March 1: WHDH Channel 7
Boston city councilors propose food recovery program

March 1: Boston25
Greater Boston Food Bank preparing to feed more mouths after drop in SNAP benefits

March 1: WCVB-TV
Statehouse works to extend expanded SNAP benefits

March 1: NBC Boston
Hundreds of Thousands in Mass. Brace for Loss of SNAP Benefits

March 1: WHDH Channel 7
Local organizations expect increase in need as pandemic SNAP benefits expire

February 28: Boston 25
End to extra COVID food aid affects more than a million Massachusetts residents

February 28: WBZ-TV
Families concerned as pandemic SNAP benefits set to end in Massachusetts

February 28:
Healey-Driscoll Administration Names Agricultural Resources Commissioner

February 13: MassNonprofit News
Greater Boston Food Bank’s Peretti named national board president of food program for senior hunger

January 29: Boston Globe
“In the fight against hunger, a little celebrity goes a long way. Thirty-one seconds of Joe Burrow’s Heisman speech made the perfect example

January 26: State House News Service
State Legislature’s Food Caucus gearing up for push to fight hunger

January 25: Massterlist
Starving for Solutions

January 14: Boston Globe
In a tight labor market, nonprofits are losing out

2022 Coverage

December 31: Sun Chronicle
In Attleboro, a small food pantry helps to keep food on hundreds of tables

December 29: Boston25
‘It’s incredibly challenging’: Inflation straining Greater Boston Food Bank’s resources for 2023

December 15: WBZ-TV
“Hunger is 24/7”: New lockers to ease food insecurity in Beverly

December 15: BU News Service
Ways To Warm The Community This Holiday Season

December 12: Food Bank News
Technology Complicates Use of Medicaid Funding for Nutrition

December 12: The Salem News
Beverly Bootstraps to open food lockers in downtown Beverly

December 9: WCVB-TV
Canadian farmers join forces to deliver massive donation to Greater Boston Food Bank

December 8: Yahoo Finance
The Greater Boston Food Bank names Altus Marketing agency of record

December 8: The Wellesley Report
Wellesley charity round-up: Food Bank honor; Bruins buddies; Treasurer needed; Lots of donation options

December 5: WWE YouTube
WWE supports the Boston community during Survivor Series 2022 Week

December 2: Mass Nonprofit News
Amazon expands partnership with the Greater Boston Food Bank to deliver food to those in need

December 2: Framingham Patch
Amazon Truck Donation Helps Greater Boston Food Bank Help Framingham

December 1: Framingham Source
Amazon Expands Partnership With Greater Boston Food Bank To Deliver Food to Distribution Center in Framingham

November 29: Boston Magazine
What’s the Future of Boston Philanthropy?

November 23: All
WXKS (Kiss 108)/Boston Raises Funds For Greater Boston Food Bank With Turkey Toss

November 22: Huntington News
Nonprofits fight food insecurity in Latin, Black, queer communities this holiday season

November 21:
Food insecurity in Mass. is real

November 20: Mass Nonprofit News
The Greater Boston Food Bank honors hunger relief champions

November 19: Nick DiGiovanni YouTube
I Opened a Free Grocery Store

November 19: WBZ-TV
Rep. Katherine Clark launches campaign to become Democratic Whip

November 19:
Food distribution centers kick into high gear in attempts to meet the needs for holiday meals

November 17: Good Morning Emerson
Food Assistance/Volunteering (begins at 18:30)

November 17: Boston Globe
Our emergency food system shouldn’t have to serve 40 percent of Massachusetts families’: Food aid programs showing few signs of diminishing

November 15: Mass Live
TikTok’s Nick DiGiovanni, Stop & Shop hope to break world record by donating turkeys

November 15: NBC 10 Boston
Mass. Nonprofits Call for Help With Holiday Food Demand As Costs Surge

November 14: WBZ-TV
Boston launches campaign to fight food insecurity

November 14:
Here’s how Boston is addressing food insecurity ahead of Thanksgiving

November 14: Axios Boston
Healey prepares for next steps in transition

November 11: Framingham Source
Greater Boston Food Bank Holds First Chain Of Giving Since Pandemic

November 10: NBC 10 Boston
Food Banks Stress Need to Help Hungry Mass. Residents Year-Round as Thanksgiving Nears

November 10: NBC 10 Boston
Helping Address Food Insecurity as Thanksgiving Nears

November 10:
To bring awareness and aid, the Greater Boston Food Bank held its annual “Chain of Giving” event

November 10: Boston Herald
Turkey Trot

November 10: Boston Herald
Boston Food Bank moves 1,200 turkeys along ‘human chain’ to kick off giving season

November 10:
Healey, Baker bring awareness to food insecurity ahead of Thanksgiving

November 10: Mass Live
Boston provides new resources for food-insecure families ahead of holidays

November 8: Food Bank News
“Groundbreaking” Decisions Advance Use of Medicaid Funding for Nutrition

October 28: Boston Globe
The Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts 2022

October 28: Boston Globe
‘Resist the temptation to fit the mold’

October 13: Chelsea Record
DiDomenico Joins the GBFB Panel Discussion on Hunger and Health

October 6: Lowell Sun
Pepperell, Townsend food pantries recognized

September 30: WCVB
Editorial: Sept. 30, 2022: Our Manmade Disaster

September 30: The Scope
Massachusetts is Losing a Quiet Battle Against Food Insecurity. Experts Offer Solutions During Hunger Action Month

September 30: WBUR
Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern on goal to end hunger by 2030

September 30: WBZ-TV This Morning
Some Boston-area restaurants add hunger relief donation option to menus

September 29: NBC Boston
Helping Address Hunger and Food Insecurity in Mass.

September 27: Boston Globe
Representative Jim McGovern’s mission to end hunger takes the spotlight at White House conference

September 27: Natick Patch
Natick-Based MathWorks Honored For Work With Food Bank

September 22: WCVB
Weekly mobile market focuses on helping Salem State University students beat food insecurity

September 22: WCVB
Salvation Army in Lynn joins forces with Greater Boston Food Bank to feed families

September 22: WCVB
Greater Boston Food Bank’s need and help stretches to New Bedford

September 22: WCVB
Swimmer raises thousands for Greater Boston Food Bank with record swim

September 22: WCVB
The Family Pantry of Cape Cod reports 45% increase in demand over last year

September 22: WCVB
Mobile food market bringing fresh options to Merrimack Valley

September 22: WCVB
Despite inflation and fuel costs, GBFB still getting millions of meals to those in need each month

September 20: Fall River Reporter
Blount Fine Foods recognized as Donor of the Year for charity work

September 16: NESN
Catherine Lynn on Red Sox pregame show

September 13: Food Bank News
How Food Banking Fits into the Task Force Report

September 12: WCVB
Volunteers packing meals for Greater Boston Food Bank for 9/11 Day

September 12: WBZ
Hundreds of volunteers package meals for Greater Boston Food Bank during 9/11 day of service

August 2: Boston Herald
Nearly 2 million Massachusetts residents have skipped meals due to inflation

July 27:
The Greater Boston Food Bank is weathering a perfect storm of crises, but hope is in sight

July 12: Boston Globe
Lynn nonprofit celebrates 5 years of providing free produce

July 10: Lynn Item
LCHC Has Driven Home Healthy Eating for 5 Years

July 9: WCVB
Video: Boston nutritionist discusses rise of food insecurity in Massachusetts

June 30: Franklin Matters
Franklin Food Pantry Awarded Community Investment Grant from The Greater Boston Food Bank

June 20: WBUR
A nonprofit farm in Mass. hopes to address hunger at its root

June 17: WCVB TV
Editorial: June 17, 2022: Fighting Food Insecurity

June 15: CSPAN – House of Representatives
Ayanna Pressley Renews Call for Extension of School Meal Flexibilities With Food Insecurity Rising

June 14: Cape Cod Times
Food pantries increase services, clientele as inflation takes bigger bite of budgets

June 11: Boston Globe
Inflation’s at a 40-year-high, and the future is uncertain

June 9: WBUR
Local nonprofits advocate for policies to end hunger in Mass. as inflation rises

June 9: US News
Editorial Roundup: Free School Meals: Yes, we can do that

June 8: Boston Globe
Today’s Top Story: The pandemic — and its economic consequences — are still driving record numbers of food insecurity among Mass. adults

June 8: Boston Globe
Lovin’ Spoonfuls delivers its 25 millionth pound of rescued food

June 8: WWLP
Survey: One third of Mass. residents experienced food insecurities

June 8: Boston Globe
Free school meals: Yes, we can do that

June 7:
Nearly one-third of adults in Mass. are facing food insecurity, new survey shows

June 6: NBC Boston
Food Insecurity Survey Shows 1 in 3 Adults in Mass. Is Hungry

June 6: NECN
1 in 3 Adults in Mass. Is Food Insecure: Greater Boston Food Bank Survey

June 6: NECN
Food Insecurity Survey Shows 1 in 3 Adults in Mass. Is Hungry

June 6: Yahoo! News
Food insecurity on the rise in Mass., new study finds

June 6: WCVB TV
Food insecurity on the rise in Mass., new study finds

June 6: Boston Globe
Nearly one in three adults in Mass. are struggling to get enough food to eat, study finds

June 6: WBUR
Report finds 32% of Mass. residents experienced food insecurity last year

June 6: Politico
Massachusetts Playbook

June 3: New Bedford Standard Times
New Bedford food pantries have new pickup site in Fall River

May 23: WCVB-TV
Greater Boston Food Bank needs drivers, workers to get food to those in need

May 16: WBZ-TV
Staff shortage at Greater Boston Food Bank impacting hundreds of food banks statewide

May 16: The Sun Chronicle
Labor shortage at Boston food bank leads to reduced supplies at Attleboro area pantries

May 14: Wicked Local – Regional
Rising food costs can lead to health problems for those in need

May 11: WJAR NBC 10
Greater Boston Food Bank searches for donated space to continue New Bedford operation

May 11: Boston25
Food banks struggle to cope with inflation and increased demand

May 5: New Bedford Standard Times
Greater Boston Food Bank looking for a new location for local food pantry deliveries

April 26: WBZ Radio
Drive To “Stop Hunger Now,” Mass. License Plates Fight Food Insecurity

April 23: WBZ Radio
Stop Hunger in Massachusetts With Your Car

April 12: Washington Post
Prices climbed 8.5% in March compared to last year amid growing fears of economic slowdown

March 30: Food Bank News
How New Laws on Surplus Food Will Impact Food Banks

March 29: Exceptional Women Podcast
Adriene Worthington on Exceptional Women

March 28: Boston Globe
‘Everything costs more, and people can’t keep up’

March 24: WCVB-TV
Greater Boston Food Bank struggles to meet needs amid food, gas price hikes

March 17: WBUR
How the Greater Boston Food Bank is handling increased pressure amid rising inflation

March 7: GBH News
Massachusetts welfare fraud continues to fall

February 17:
The Greater Boston Food Bank Uses Donations to Help Alleviate Food Insecurity

February 14: Boston Globe
Bank of America writes big check to food banks as part of bid to encourage COVID boosters

February 9:
Bowls For Food: At Lathe, Artist Turns His Attention To Hunger

February 7: Washington Post
Inflation gobbles up fresh produce, driving up price of Super Bowl guacamole

February 3: BostInno
Q&A: Greater Boston Food Bank’s digital transformation leader talks tech

January 31: Food Bank News
Greater Boston Food Bank’s $5M Tech Plan

January 26: NBC News Now
Top Story with Tom Llamas

January 6: WHDH-TV
Supply, labor strains squeeze restaurants, supermarkets

2021 Coverage

December 27: Public News Service
Food Insecurity in MA Compounded by Supply-Chain Issues, Inflation

December 12: NECN
Working to End Hunger During the COVID Crisis

December 11: WBUR
How inflation is impacting food nonprofits and restaurants in Massachusetts

November 26: WBUR
Record numbers of people seeking food this holiday season

November 25: Fortune Magazine
Everyone benefits when you let employees follow philanthropic passions

November 25: Boston Herald
Food donation organizations seek financial support, food, volunteers this holiday season

November 24: KISS 108
Matty’s Turkey Toss Returns To Kiss 108 After COVID Hiatus

November 24: NBC News Now
Food banks hurt by supply chain issues ahead of Thanksgiving

November 23: GBH-TV
Greater Boston food banks face dual challenge of high demand and high costs

November 22: BU News Service
Supply chain problems create access issue for Thanksgiving

November 20: WBZ Radio
Greater Boston Food Bank Helps at the Holidays

November 19: NBC Boston/NECN
With Many in Need, Food Banks Struggle to Meet Demand This Holiday Season

November 19:
A guide to Boston food pantries, food drives, and community fridges

November 18: WCVB Channel 5
Greater Boston Food Bank kicks off Hunger Free Holiday with annual Chain of Giving

November 18: Boston Globe
‘It is staggering.’ Food insecurity remains high even as pandemic eases

November 18: WBZ Radio
Greater Boston Food Bank Launches Annual Holiday Meal Drive

November 18: Canton Patch
Canton’s Sen. Timilty Addresses Norfolk County Food Insecurity

November 18: Boston Globe
Governor Baker and Mayor Wu laud Greater Boston Food Bank’s efforts to help feed the hungry during the holiday season

November 17: Boston25
Food pantries face supply chain woes amid increased needs this Thanksgiving

November 17: FOX Business
Families will experience most ‘expensive holiday meals’ amid inflation: Greater Boston Food Bank president

November 17:
Matthew Judon, Carl Davis Jr. give away 500 turkeys in Roxbury

November 16: Boston Herald
Patriots Players Sponsor Roxbury Thanksgiving Food Drive

November 16: WHDH-TV
Patriots players distribute 500 Thanksgiving meals to local families in need

November 16: WBZ-TV
Patriots Carl Davis, Matt Judon Donate 500 Thanksgiving Meals To Boston Families

November 16: WBZ Radio
Greater Boston Food Bank Asks For Donations After Grocery Price Inflation

November 16: Boston Globe
Greater Boston Food Bank says supply chain issues present challenges this holiday season

November 16: Patriot Ledger
Greater Boston Food Bank opens South Shore distribution center in Rockland

November 16:
Readers share their tried-and-true Thanksgiving dinner traditions

November 15: Weymouth News
South Shore Food Bank offers fresh produce

November 14: WCVB Channel 5
Greater Boston Food Bank faces supply chain issues ahead of Thanksgiving

November 14:
How supply, labor shortages will affect Thanksgiving

November 11: Salem Patch
Salem Resident Named To Greater Boston Food Bank Board

November 10: Washington Post
Prices climbed 6.2 percent in October compared with last year, largest rise in 3 decades, as inflation strains economy

November 6: Boston Business Journal
Partners with a Purpose: Slalom, Greater Boston Food Bank tackle hunger

November 5: Boston Globe Magazine
The 2021 Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts

November 5: Wayland Patch
Wayland Resident Joins Greater Boston Food Bank Board

November 4: WaylandeNews
Wayland’s Debra Poskanzer Added to The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Board of Advisors

October 22: Boston Globe
Weymouth Food Pantry to start a food bank serving South Shore

October 12: MetroWest Daily News
Stow man is raising funds to fight hunger by walking his dog across the state

October 8: Lowell Sun
Middlesex Community College backs bill aimed at making college campuses “hunger free”

October 7: Gloucester Times
Gloucester woman testifying for hunger-free campus initiative

October 6: Weymouth News
Weymouth Food Pantry to launch regional food bank

September 28: Marketwatch
2021 Classy Award Winners Unveiled

September 28: WCVB Channel 5
Greater Boston Food Bank honored with Classy Award

September 23: WCVB Channel 5 ‘Day of Giving’

September 10: Boston 25
Danvers Zip Trip: Gets Real about Fighting Hunger

September 8: Boston 25
Greater Boston Food Bank CEO discusses growing need for food for Massachusetts families

September 7: Valley Breeze
Pawtucket’s Sajous sticks with long commute to Greater Boston Food Bank

September 3: Boston 25
Westwood Zip Trip | Gets Real about Fighting Hunger

August 27: Boston 25
Amesbury Zip Trip | Gets Real about Fighting Hunger

August 27: Colonial Times Magazine
Hidden in Suburbia

August 26: Pawtucket Times
Take It To The Bank

August 24: Boston Globe
Advocates say increase in benefits not enough to quell food insecurity in Mass.

August 20: Fifty Plus Advocate
Feeding hungry folks is a lifelong mission for Catherine D’Amato

August 20: Boston 25
Malden Zip Trip | Gets Real about Fighting Hunger

August 18: Mass Nonprofit News
Catherine D’Amato Has Been Fighting Hunger Throughout Her Career

August 13: Boston 25
Roxbury Zip Trip | Gets Real about Fighting Hunger

August 10: Food Bank News
Food Banks Begin to Drop Fees to Pantries

August 9: GBH Radio
The Pandemic Worsened Food Insecurity In Massachusetts. More Than 1 Million Residents Still Face Hunger

August 9: Pawtucket Patch
Pawtucket Man Marks 25 Years At Greater Boston Food Bank

August 6: Boston 25
Abington Zip Trip | Gets Real about Fighting Hunger

July 27: Food Bank News
Food-Bank Budgets Soar to Reflect Purchased (vs. Donated) Food

July 23: Boston 25
Quincy Zip Trip | Gets Real about Fighting Hunger

July 22:
A local gleaning organization is buying a farm. Food bank officials say the move could be a ‘game changer.’

July 16: Boston 25
Bourne Zip Trip | Gets Real about Fighting Hunger

July 9: Boston 25
Chelmsford Zip Trip | Gets Real About Fighting Hunger

July 6: Lowell Sun
Loaves & Fishes food pantry delivery truck a step closer to reality

July 3: Mass Nonprofit News
Greater Boston Food Bank Forms Fundraising Partnership

June 24: Boston 25
Poll: Families in need are not taking advantage of available benefits

June 20: Stoughton Journal Sun
Stoughton’s Wallace Named to National Council

June 20: Woburn Sun Advocate
Woburn Resident Named to Commodity Supplemental Food Program Board

June 10: The Herald News
Amazon to help food bank ship 1 million pounds of food to New Bedford

June 10: New Bedford Guide
The Greater Boston Food Bank partners with Amazon on food distribution to New Bedford

June 10: Pawtucket Patch
Pawtucket’s Tracey May Named To Greater Boston Food Bank Board

June 10: Needham Times
Needham resident joins Board of Greater Boston Food Bank

June 4: Newton Tab
The Greater Boston Food Bank Increases Food Distribution for Seniors

May 28: WBUR’s Radio
Food Insecurity In Mass. Continues At Peak-Pandemic Levels

May 28: Public News Service
High Demand for Food Assistance Persists in MA

May 16: BU Today
Baccalaureate Speaker Urges Action against COVID-Worsened Hunger, Inequality

May 6: WBUR’s Radio Boston
Food Insecurity On The Rise In Massachusetts

May 6: Boston Herald
1.6 million Massachusetts residents – disproportionately people of color – struggle to feed themselves and their families

May 5: Boston Globe
Study finds hunger in Massachusetts isn’t subsiding

May 5: Wareham Week
Grant helps Damien’s Place expand food distribution

May 4: Courier & Sentinel
Grant doubles Damien’s Place’s food-distribution capacity in Wareham

April 28: Boston Business Journal
Equity, affinity funds are growing in Boston philanthropy

April 1: BNN
Agencies Expand Access to Food Relief

March 27: Greater Boston Today
GBFB’s Adriene Worthington on Greater Boston Today with George Knight

March 27: Patriot Ledger
Newsmaker: David Giagrando takes senior role at Greater Boston Food Bank

March 20: Patriot Ledger
Pandemic heightens food security fears, South Shore groups step up to help

March 13: Boston Herald
One year into coronavirus pandemic, Massachusetts among hardest hit by hunger

March 10: GBH Radio
In It Together: Catherine D’Amato (starts at 24:43)

March 10: GBH Radio
Greater Boston Food Bank Truck Driver Plays Crucial Role In Fight Against Food Insecurity

March 10:
By The Numbers: What We’ve Lost, A Year Into The COVID-19 Pandemic

March 8: BU News Service
A year of increased food insecurity

March 1: Weymouth News
Greater Boston Food Bank gets Weymouth assist

February 26: Needham Times
Needham resident joins GBFB as senior director of development

February 25: Boston Herald
Coronavirus pandemic has caused food insecurity in Massachusetts to soar

February 23: Weymouth Patch
Weymouth Man Hired As Senior Director At Greater Boston Food Bank

February 18: Boston Business Journal
People on the Move: Howard Breslau

February 18: Boston Business Journal
People on the Move: David Giagrando

February 16: Cape Cod Times
ANOTHER VIEW: To combat the hunger crisis, we must normalize asking for help

February 12: GBH Radio
Black Restaurant Challenge: How MIDA Is Giving Back To The Community

February 11: WCVB Channel 5
Mobile food pantry offering help in Merrimack Valley

February 6: Boston 25
Businesses supporting food bank in honor of Black History Month

January 24:
Local Food Bank Welcomes Biden Action On Expanding Hunger Assistance

January 22: Washington Post
President Biden to increase federal food benefits among executive actions aimed at stabilizing U.S. economy

January 17: Boston Globe
Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrated in song, protest

January 16: Boston Globe
Mass. residents receiving SNAP benefits will get boost from stimulus bill. Will it be enough?

2020 Coverage

December 31:
Y Community Markets

December 31: Boston Globe
A Trump administration food program sputters to an end, leaving people in Mass. scrambling

December 28: GBH Radio
There Is ‘No Vaccine For Food Insecurity,’ Advocates Say

December 27:
Food banks sound alarm on child hunger as Covid crisis drags on

December 25:
Fishermen Team Up With Food Banks To Help Hungry Families

December 21:
7 local non-profits to give a helping hand this holiday

December 19:
Congress expanded SNAP benefits during the last recession — and should do it again

December 17: Weston Town-Crier
GBFB awards Weston kids for raising $10K

December 17: WBSM Radio
YMCA Southcoast Extends Mobile Market Dates in December

December 16: GBH Radio
There Will Be No Vaccine To Fix Hunger,’ Says GBFB President Ahead Of Challenging Winter

December 15: GBH News
USDA Cuts Back On Hunger Relief Shipments To Massachusetts

December 15: NBC Nightly News
Child hunger increases and more Massachusetts families relying on food banks

December 14: Comcast Newsmakers
Food Insecurity In Greater Boston

December 13: WCVB Channel 5
CityLine: Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020: Arlene Fortunato, GBFB

December 8: Food Bank News
How Big Food Banks are Defining the Pantry of the Future

December 8: Boston Globe
For legions of people seeking food, shame can be as daunting as need

December 7: Boston Globe
Gratitude for our mission to feed hungry families

November 26: News Now Nation
Food banks short of holiday volunteers due to coronavirus

November 26: Boston Herald
Massachusetts charities stretched thin by coronavirus pandemic struggle to keep up with holiday demand

November 25: Boston Globe
Last-minute ways to help food banks and pantries this Thanksgiving

November 25: WBUR Radio
Greater Boston Food Bank Can’t Get Its Hands On Enough Turkeys To Meet Thanksgiving Demand

November 25: Boston Globe
GBFB’s Brian Teague on Morning Magic

November 24: Boston Globe
Surge in demand at food pantries called ‘mind boggling’

November 24:
Food insecurity continues to rise in Massachusetts. Here’s how you can help.

November 24: Boston Globe
Greater Boston Food Bank delivers 98 million pounds of food amid pandemic; donations needed for holidays

November 24: CBSN Boston
Greater Boston Food Bank CEO: ‘We’re Seeing 66% Increase In Food Insecurity’

November 23: Boston Herald
Boston food pantries rally to feed hungry masses during Thanksgiving week

November 23: WBZ-TV 4
Ahead Of Thanksgiving, Food Insecurity Across Eastern Mass. At An All Time High

November 23: NBC10 Boston
Berkshire Grey Picking with a Purpose

November 21: Boston Herald
How to give and where to get food for the hungry this holiday season

November 19: Boston Globe
In Bedford, robots are assembling Thanksgiving meal boxes

November 19: WCVB-TV 5
Wake Up Call from Greater Boston Food Bank

November 17: WRKO 680
The Financial Exchange Radio Show – Catherine D’Amato

November 16: Brookline Tab
Brookline’s Mark Friedman added to Greater Boston Food Bank’s board of advisors

November 15: iHeartMedia Podcast
Food For Thought with Billy and Jenny – Catherine D’Amato

November 12: WCVB Channel 5
Greater Boston Food Bank kicks off the Holiday Season with ‘Chain of Giving’

November 11: Cape Cod Times
Greater Boston Food Bank leader sees growing need

November 9: Newton Tab
Newton resident named to Greater Boston Food Bank board of directors

November 9: Marblehead Patch
Marblehead Natives Named To Greater Boston Food Bank Boards

November 9: Concord Journal
Concord resident named to Greater Boston Food Bank board of advisors

November 6: Arlington Advocate
Arlington resident named to Greater Boston Food Bank board

November 5: Boston Globe
Study: A million people in Mass. don’t have enough food

November 5: Charlestown Patriot-Bridge
Camille Valentine Appointed for Board of Advisors at Greater Boston Food Bank

November 3:
Resident joins Greater Boston Food Bank’s board

October 30: Revere Journal
GBFB, Citizens and BMC Team Up To ‘Stop Hunger Now’

October 28: WCVB Channel 5
Greater Boston Food Bank facing critical need as pandemic continues, holidays approach

October 14: Somerville Journal
Somerville resident volunteers at food bank to help those affected by coronavirus

October 5: El Mundo Facebook
Facebook Live from New Bedford Mobile Market (Spanish)

October 5: Boston Business Journal
Here are the BBJ’s Power 50 for 2020: Extraordinary Year, Extraordinary People

October 2: Washington Post
U.S. faces shortage of up to 8 billion meals in next 12 months, leading food bank says

October 1: GBH Radio
Boston Public Radio –  Catherine D’Amato

September 29: GBH Radio
Catherine D’Amato on In It Together

September 24: Boston Globe
Hungry Americans need the Senate to act now

September 17: NECN
How You Can Help Fight Food Insecurity

September 11: WCVB-TV Channel 5
Editorial: Advocate, Donate or Volunteer

September 10: WCVB-TV Channel 5
39% of students attending Mass. four year college food insecure, survey says

September 10: WCVB-TV Channel 5
Hunger Action Day: Billerica program recently served its 500,000th meal

September 10: WCVB-TV Channel 5
Hunger Action Day: ‘We just need to be here to help each other out’

September 10: WCVB-TV Channel 5
Hunger Action Day: Volunteers make it possible for GBFB to meet demand

September 10: WCVB-TV Channel 5
Hunger Action Day: Volunteers make school-based food pantry possible in Revere

September 3: NESN
Greater Boston Food Bank’s Asia Watson Discusses Lexus Strike Out Hunger Program

September 2: WGBH Radio
Food Insecurity Is On The Rise In Massachusetts

August 30: Boston Herald
Food insecurity surges with unemployment in Massachusetts

August 28: Boston 25
Gloucester Zip Trip | Feeding Families: The Open Door Food Pantry

August 28: Boston 25
GBFB says need for food assistance likely to continue as Mass. unemployment remains at historic high

August 21: Boston 25
Lynn Zip Trip | Feeding Families

August 16: Boston Globe
Doing a lot of good with haddock chowder

August 14: Boston 25
Tewksbury Zip Trip | Feeding Families: Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley

August 7: Boston 25
Roslindale Zip Trip | Feeding Families: Roslindale Food Pantry

August 6: WGBH Radio
Catherine D’Amato On MA’s New ‘Breakfast After The Bell’ Legislation

August 4: CommonWealth Magazine
‘Breakfast after the bell’ signed into law

August 1: Cape Cod Times
Food pantries, programs work to address rising need on Cape

July 31: Boston 25
Woburn Zip Trip | Feeding Families: Woburn Food Pantry

July 17: Boston 25
Plymouth Zip Trip | Feeding Families: Plymouth Emergency Food Relief Fund

July 15: WBUR
Mass. Food Banks Brace For Surge Of Need As $600 Unemployment Benefit Expires Soon

July 9: Boston 25
Greater Boston Food Bank CEO on increasing demand for food due to coronavirus

July 9: Boston 25
GBFB warehouse workers say they’ve been moving twice as much food as last year

July 9: Boston 25
The more I help out, the better I feel’: Greater Boston Food Bank warehouse employee

July 9: Boston 25
Weymouth father: Greater Boston Food Bank is a ‘lifeline’

July 9: Boston 25
GBFB helping get food to local school children and their families amid pandemic

July 9: Boston 25
How food is reaching some of the most vulnerable members of our community

July 9: Boston 25
What does it mean to be food insecure? The Greater Boston Food Bank director explains

July 4: CNN Business
MIT-designed robot can disinfect a warehouse floor in 30 minutes

July 1: Boston Herald
Officials have full plate as 1 in 7 go hungry amid coronavirus pandemic

July 1: Supply Chain Dive
MIT, Ava, Greater Boston Food Bank partner on COVID-fighting robot

June 29: WGBH-TV
Coronavirus Triggers New Usages Of UVC Light As Disinfectant

June 29: WCVB Channel 5
Robot, UV-C light technology keeping surfaces clean at Greater Boston Food Bank

June 29: Tech Crunch
In effort to fight COVID-19, MIT robot gets to work disinfecting The Greater Boston Food Bank

June 26:
‘We’re built to do this’: As food insecurity rises in Mass., food providers adjust

June 25: Boston Herald
Coronavirus, unemployment leaves more people in need of food assistance

June 17: Boston 25
Food insecurity on the rise as economic impacts of coronavirus linger

June 11: WCVB Channel 5
Gov. Baker highlights food security programs during visit to Greater Boston Food Bank

June 11: Boston Globe
Baker, Polito say state working to fight food insecurity; families struggling

June 11: CommonWealth Magazine
COVID-19 sends food assistance demand soaring

June 11: Boston Herald
Food insecurity continues to be a major issue in Massachusetts during coronavirus pandemic, Charlie Baker says

June 11: WWLP-TV Channel 22
State putting up money to help with dining, retail logistics

June 8: WGBH Radio
Catherine D’Amato On Rising Food Insecurity In Mass., And What You Can Do To Help

June 4: Boston Globe
MBTA and community groups unite to bring thousands of food deliveries to vulnerable citizens during pandemic

June 2: Christian Science Monitor
Feeding America during COVID-19: How food pantries are meeting record demand

May 29: The Shelby Report
Big Y World Class Market Makes Second Round Of Donations

May 28: WBUR Radio
Radio Boston: Hunger And Food Insecurity On The Rise During Pandemic

May 28: WGBH Radio
Morning Edition with Joe Mathieu: Greater Boston Food Bank Sees Increased Demand For Assistance, Braces For More

May 27: WGBH Radio
In It Together with Arun Rath

May 27: WCVB-TV Channel 5
5 for Good: #PrintLove campaign connects loved ones, fights hunger

May 22: Marketplace
“Record levels” of food insecurity in the U.S. because of COVID-19

May 21: Boston Globe
More face hunger in Mass. as overwhelmed food pantries close

May 21:
Greater Boston Food Bank Gave Out More Food In March, April Than Any Other Month In Its Existence

May 5: The Greg Hill Show (WEEI)
Catherine D’Amato from The Greater Boston Food Bank discusses how food pantries are helping people during unprecedented times

May 5: Karson & Kennedy (Mix 104.1)
Arlene Fortunato from The Greater Boston Food Bank on why food insecurity is at an all time high

May 5: Karson & Kennedy (Mix 104.1)
Julie LaFontaine from GBFB Partner Agency The Open Door on why donating is more important now than ever

May 1: WCVB-TV Channel 5
Unprecedented need for food aid in the Greater Boston area

May 1: WCVB-TV Channel 5
Lynn Salvation Army on front lines of feeding those in need

April 30: WCVB-TV Channel 5
Open Pantry in Lowell serving those in need

April 29: WCVB-TV Channel 5
Greater Boston Food Bank distributes food to Framingham residents in need

April 28: WCVB-TV Channel 5
YMCA pairs with Greater Boston Food Bank to get food to those in need

April 28: Boston Magazine
The 100 Most Influential People in Boston Right Now – Catherine D’Amato #81

April 27: WCVB-TV Channel 5

April 20:
‘A real fragile state’: How COVID-19 threatens Massachusetts’ hunger relief efforts

April 17: The Boston Globe
Feeding the hungry and saving farms

April 17: Boston Herald
Massachusetts expands food security efforts during coronavirus

April 16: Food Bank News
“We Need Money.” Food Banks Scramble for Funds

April 14: WGBH Channel 2
Local nonprofits distributing food see unprecedented need, challenges

April 12: The Boston Globe
Volunteer shortages, surging demand: Mass. food banks say this is unlike any other point in history

April 8: WBZ Channel 4
Coronavirus Crisis: Massachusetts Food Banks Struggle to Meet Demand for Food

April 8: WCVB Channel 5
Demand at Greater Boston Food Bank has doubled amid coronavirus pandemic

April 8: Boston 25
‘We don’t have a playbook’: Greater Boston Food Bank sees demand more than double

April 7: WGBH Radio
D’Amato Says Food Bank Supplies are OK, Despite 50% Demand Increase

April 3: NBC10 Boston
Stop & Shop Donates $1 Million to Help the Food Insecure

April 1: Fox News
Spike in demand at food banks across country amid covid-19 outbreak

March 24:
Here’s what you need to know about food availability in Mass. during the coronavirus pandemic

March 24: Boston Herald
Food pantries need your donations more than ever

March 23: WGBH Radio
Morning Edition with Joe Mathieu: Greater Boston Food Bank Responds To Increased Need During Coronavirus Outbreak

March 22:
Food pantries are seeing a jump in clients amid COVID-19 crisis

March 21: WBZ Radio
LISTEN: Jordan Rich Weekend News Update: Interview with Catherine D’Amato regarding COVID-19 crisis

March 20: WGBH Radio
In It Together with Arun Rath

March 18: Boston Herald
BPS, nonprofits step up food distribution efforts to fight coronavirus crisis

March 16: The Washington Post
Food banks are seeing volunteers disappear and supplies evaporate as coronavirus fears mount

March 16: The Boston Globe
Food pantries during coronavirus crisis: ‘Our services are probably more critical now than ever before’

March 16: The Boston Globe (Op-Ed)
A vital need in the coronavirus pandemic: food

March 16: Boston 25
[The] Greater Boston Food Bank provides meals to kids while schools are closed

March 12: Boston Magazine
Direct Your Coronavirus Anxiety Towards Lending a Helping Hand

February 22: Daily Times Chronicle
Winchester’s Mark DeMichaelis added to the Greater Boston Food Bank’s Board of Directors

February 21: Jamaica Plain Gazette
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Board of Directors

February 20: Weston Patch
Weston Woman Named CFO Of Greater Boston Food Bank

February 18: Medford Patch
Mystic Community Market Opens In Medford

February 17: Medford Transcript
New ‘Mystic Community Market’ to help close the meal gap in Medford, surrounding communities

February 11: Jamaica Plain News
Jamaica Plain’s Laura Perille Joins Greater Boston Food Bank’s Board of Directors

February 10: Eagle Tribune
Vargas named Public Advocate of the Year

February 7: Holyoke Sun
Food bank honors Vega for advocacy on school breakfast

February 6: Charlestown Patriot-Bridge
Charlestown’s Shamim Ruff Added to The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Board of Directors

February 3: Community Advocate
The Greater Boston Food Bank Presents Wegmans with Founder’s Award

January 31: Wicked Local Holbrook
Agency that serves Holbrook, Randolph earns food bank award

January 30: WWLP Channel 22
Hunger adds to challenges facing many college students

January 30: The Wellesley Patch
Wellesley Resident Reflects On Year With Greater Boston Food Bank

January 30: Haverhill Gazette
Vargas honored for making food available to hungry students

January 29: 97.9 WHAV Wavelengths
Haverhill Rep. Vargas Receives Award for Breakfast After the Bell Legislation

January 29: The Herald News
Rodrigues named Senate Public Advocate of the Year

January 28: WBZ Channel 4
Greater Boston Food Bank Receives Massive Donation, But Need Continues To Grow

January 24: Boston 25
Greater Boston Food Bank fighting hunger as the cost of food increases in Mass.

January 24: Brookline Patch
Brookline Resident Wins Volunteer of The Year Award

2019 Coverage


December 31: New York Times
How Cutting Food Stamps Can Add Costs Elsewhere

November 29: WBZ4
Helping The Hungry: Greater Boston Food Bank Seeks Monetary Donations

November 21: Kiss 108
Matty in the Morning Interview: Thanksgiving Holiday

November 8: The Boston Globe
The 2019 Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts

November 7: Boston Herald
Hundreds of volunteers kick off holiday season food drive

November 7: WCVB Channel 5
Annual ‘Chain of Giving’ event at Greater Boston Food Bank

October 2: Boston Herald
Walsh rolls out agenda to combat ‘food insecurity’

September 26: Harvard Business School Online
HBS Online & The Greater Boston Food Bank Team Up to End Hunger

September 19: The Daily Free Press
Greater Boston Food Bank works to fight hunger during Hunger Action Month

September 17: WCVB Channel 5
College students receive free, fresh produce at mobile markets

September 17: WCVB Channel 5
Greater Boston Food Bank making push for more breakfast programs in schools

September 17: WCVB Channel 5
Man finds job, calling as truck driver for Greater Boston Food Bank

September 17: WCVB Channel 5
Suburban food pantries provide for hundreds of families in need

September 8: The Boston Globe
September is Hunger Action Month, and Thursday is Hunger Action Day in Boston

September 6: Boston Red Sox You Tube Channel
Mitch Moreland goes to the Boston Greater Food Bank | Boston Red Sox

September 5: WCVB
Mitch Moreland Volunteers at The Greater Boston Food Bank

September 4: Patch
MA Governor Declares September Hunger Action Month: What To Know

July 31: The Boston Globe
Another Trump first: He’s the pro-hunger president

July 29: WGBH 89.7
We Need To Stop Attacking — And Cutting Benefits For — Americans Who Need Food Assistance

July 21: WickedLocal
College students going hungry: many miss out on SNAP benefits

June 27: The Herald News
Price Rite raises over $57K for Greater Boston Food Bank

April 24: Vineyard Gazette
Tackling the Problem of Hunger on a Bountiful Island

April 12: Holliston Local Town Pages
Holliston Pantry Shelf One of Five Agencies in GBFB’s Healthy Pantry Pilot Program

April 8: The Boston Globe
Tackling tough topics at Small Change, Big Impact Food Summit at Harvard

April 8: Food Bank News
Greater Boston Food Bank’s CEO Taps Unusual Tools to Combat Hunger

March 22: WROR Loren & Wally Show
Spring for Meals Interview

March 19: Popular Science
Healthy food prescriptions could save billions in healthcare costs

March 18: The Shelby Report
New England Produce Council Dinner Meeting Hosted By Dole

February 6: NECN The Take
The Growing Problem of Food Insecurity Among College Students

February 5: Digital Journal
The Greater Boston Food Bank Teams Up with Edamam on Nutrition Data

January 28: WCVB5
Matt Light, Rob Gronkowski raffle Super Bowl trip to benefit local charities

January 27: Boston Herald
SideTrack: Rob Gronkowski, Matt Light… and more

January 25: CommonWealth
Mass. lawmakers, businesses step up for furloughed federal workers

January 24: Cape Cod Daily News
Effects of shutdown on Cape Cod mount

January 23: The Bedford Citizen
Bedford VA Continues its Monthly Produce Market Through the Winter

January 16: Boston Globe
Antihunger groups tell Governor Baker to craft ‘disaster plan’ for emergency food requests amid shutdown

January 14: Boston 25 News
As government shutdown continues, local food banks bracing for big hit

January 14: The Boston Globe
Food banks to discuss how to respond to federal government shutdown

January 10: The Falmouth Enterprise
Furloughed Workers, Families Find Challenges, Support

January 8: WCVB – Channel 5
Shutdown affecting Greater Boston Food Bank

January 8: The Boston Globe
As shutdown drags on, consequences mount in Mass.

January 6: Boston Herald
Shutdown doesn’t impact food stamps yet

2018 Coverage


December 28: The New York Times
A Week Into Government Shutdown, Ire Turns to Fear for Federal Workers

December 22: CommonWealth Magazine
Time to end food insecurity among Mass. children

December 19: The Shelby Report
Dietz & Watson Donates To Boston Food Bank On Behalf Of Roche Bros.

December 11: ESPN
Tom Brady tops auction bids for ‘My Cause, My Cleats’

December 5: Oracle NetSuite Blog
The Greater Boston Food Bank Poised to Distribute Three Meals a Day to Those in Need

November 27: Boston Globe
Getting food to those who need it, with heaping portions of dignity

November 26: Grow Wire
‘Giving Tuesday’ is the Black Friday of Donations. How Nonprofits Prepare for Feel-Good Growth

November 21: WGBH
Thanksgiving In Five Charts

November 21: Dorchester Reporter
Spirit of Thanksgiving spurs new calls to feed hungry, pitch in

November 18: Supply Chain Dive
‘It’s not like industry’: How food banks navigate the logistics of Thanksgiving

November 17: Boston Globe
Boston nonprofits distribute thousands of Thanksgiving meals to those in need

October 22: Wicked Local Newton
Rep. Kennedy, Mayor Fuller volunteer for GBFB

August 10: Boston Globe
Looking out at a gritty neighborhood, and the people she serves

June 18: Comcast Newsmakers
Hunger to Health

June 15: Cape Cod Times
Taking a community approach to hunger

June 15: NECN
Massachusetts Legislators Take on SNAP Program to Try Living on $5 a Day

June 12: Boston Herald
It’s far from a SNAP to eat on $4.56 a day

May 25: The Washington Post
The alarming statistics that show the U.S. economy isn’t as good as it seems

May 21: Boston Business Journal
Inside The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Transformation of its Warehouse into a festival

May 1: Boston Magazine
I Love My Job: Greater Boston Food Bank President and CEO Catherine D’Amato

April 24: Boston Magazine
The 100 Most Influential People in Boston

April 10: Fox 25 Boston
High Cost of Hunger

March 28: BNN
A Pathway from Hunger to Health

March 26: WCVB
‘Hunger to Health Collaboratory’ working to end hunger

February 13: The Boston Globe
Hunger’s tab in Mass. is $2.4 billion, report says

January 21: NBCBoston
The Greater Boston Food Bank: Super Hunger Brunch

January 19: WBZ
Catherine D’Amato interview on Nightside

January: WBZ
WBZ Cares Series: 1. The Greater Boston Food Bank | Audio

WBZ Cares Series: 2. GBFB, More Than Just A Simple Pantry | Audio

WBZ Cares Series: 3. First Food Bank To Hire Medical Doctor

WBZ Cares Series: 4. GBFB Volunteers Abound

WBZ Cares Series: 5. Life Lessons From Food Bank Recipient

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