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2022

December 1, 2022
Amazon Expands Partnership with GBFB to Deliver Food to MA Communities in Need

November 16, 2022
GBFB Honors Hunger Relief Champions through Annual Partner Appreciation Awards

November 9, 2022
Massachusetts Hunger-Relief organizations Welcome Letter to Governor-Elect Healey and LG-Elect Driscoll

October 31, 2022
The Greater Boston Food Bank to Launch Annual Hunger Free Holidays Campaign

September 30, 2022
GBFB Statement on USDA Announcement of Nearly $1.5 Billion in New Investments in Hunger Relief

September 30, 2022
GBFB Reflects on Historic White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health with Panel Discussion of Local Leaders

September 1, 2022
GBFB Calls on Eastern Massachusetts to Help End Hunger During Hunger Action Month

August 1, 2022
GBFB Applauds Governor Baker and MA State Legislature for Prioritizing Hunger-Relief Investments

July 27, 2022
GBFB President and CEO Catherine D’Amato Featured in New Book on Women in Leadership

June 30, 2022
GBFB and MathWorks Renew ‘Growing Healthy Futures’ Summer Hunger Fundraiser

June 22, 2022
GBFB Provides Grants to 22 Hunger Relief Organizations

June 6, 2022
GBFB Releases Second Annual Report on Food Insecurity, Equity and Access in Massachusetts

May 5, 2022
GBFB Applauds White House Conference on Hunger, Health and Nutrition

April 11, 2022
Hunger-Free Campus Legislation Advances Closer to Law

April 8, 2022
Feeding America Recognizes The Greater Boston Food Bank as Outstanding Network Member During 2022 Annual Conference

March 8, 2022
Study: More than a third of Massachusetts families with young children faced diaper need during COVID

March 1, 2022
The Greater Boston Food Bank, Delta Airlines and McDermott Will & Emery Partner to Help Raise Awareness and Funds for Fresh, Healthy Produce to Mass. Residents in Need

January 4, 2022
GBFB Testifies In Support of Historic Massachusetts Universal School Meals Legislation

2021

December 15, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Statement on Historic Food Security Investments in ARPA Funding Bill

November 2, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Statement on President Biden’s Build Back Better Act Framework Release

October 29, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank Launches Hunger Free Holidays Campaign

October 7, 2021
Massachusetts Legislature Holds Hearing on College Hunger

September 21, 2021
WCVB Channel 5 and The Greater Boston Food Bank Partner to Help Raise Awareness and Funds to Fight Hunger

September 1, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank Encourages Eastern Massachusetts Residents to Choose To End Hunger During Hunger Action Month

August 19, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Statement on the Historic Reevaluation of the Thrifty Food Plan and Increase to SNAP Benefits

June 28, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank Partners with MathWorks on Growing Healthy Futures Campaign

June 9, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank Partners with Amazon on Food Distribution to New Bedford Area

May 27, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank Increases Food Distribution to Low-Income Seniors

May 5, 2021
New Food Insecurity in Massachusetts Report by The Greater Boston Food Bank Finds Racial Inequities in Food Insecurity and Gaps in Food Access

April 30, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Statement on the Introduction of the American Families Plan

April 21, 2021
A Statement from Our President & CEO, Catherine D’Amato

April 6, 2021
39 Hunger-Relief Organizations Receive Over $500,000 in Grants from The Greater Boston Food Bank

March 31, 2021
Feeding America’s 2021 Projections for Eastern MA Show Updated State of Food Insecurity as Pandemic Recovery Continues

March 11, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Statement on the Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act

February 18, 2021
Legislation Filed By Hunger-Free Campus Coalition

February 5, 2021
Community Through Hospitality Campaign Launches Fundraiser Celebrating Black History Month

February 1, 2021
A Reflection on Black History Month

January 29, 2021
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Statement on the new Biden-Harris Administration

2020 Press Releases

December 22, 2020
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Statement on the Latest Bipartisan Agreement for Emergency COVID Relief

December 14, 2020
YMCA Southcoast partners with The Greater Boston Food Bank to launch the Full Plate Project

November 7, 2020
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Statement on the 2020 Election

October 28, 2020
The Greater Boston Food Bank Launches Hunger Free Holidays Campaign Amid Historic Increase in Demand for Services

October 22, 2020
Greater Boston Food Bank, Citizens, and Boston Medical Center team up to “Stop Hunger Now”

September 30, 2020
The Greater Boston Food Bank Statement on the Release of the House of Representatives’ Updated HEROES Act

August 27, 2020
The Greater Boston Food Bank Mobilizes Eastern Massachusetts Residents to Take Action During Hunger Action Month

August 14, 2020
Notice of Blackbaud Data Incident

August 5, 2020
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Statement on Release of HEALS Act

August 4, 2020
Governor Baker Signs Breakfast After the Bell Legislation into Law

June 2, 2020
A Message on Racial Injustice From Our President and CEO, Catherine D’Amato

May 21, 2020
Feeding America’s 2020 Projections for Eastern Massachusetts Show 59% Increase in Food Insecurity

March 10, 2020
The Greater Boston Food Bank Statement on the Coronavirus

March 2, 2020
With a Focus on Providing Fresh, Healthy Foods to Mass. Residents in Need, The Greater Boston Food Bank Observes National Nutrition Month®

February 14, 2020
First-of-its-Kind Food Distribution Center Expands Access to Nutritious Food in Medford

2019 Press Releases

December 9, 2019
The Greater Boston Food Bank Statement on USDA’s Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) Rule Change

December 2, 2019
New Senior Health and Research Advisor Named

November 20, 2019
House Passes Breakfast After the Bell Legislation

November 12, 2019
Mobilizing Health Care for a Hunger Free Massachusetts Grants Awarded at the First Hunger to Health Summit

November 1, 2019
The Greater Boston Food Bank Launches Campaign to Ensure Hunger Free Holidays for All

September 3, 2019
GBFB Mobilizes Eastern Massachusetts Residents to Take Action During Hunger Action Month

July 31, 2019
Public Statement on New USDA Proposed Rule

July 31, 2019
47 Hunger-Relief Organizations Receive $243,000 in Grants from The Greater Boston Food Bank

May 17, 2019
The Greater Boston Food Bank Launches Campaign to Make Eastern Massachusetts Hunger Free by 2028

May 1, 2019
New Data Shows Cost of Food in Massachusetts Highest in United States

March 1, 2019
The Greater Boston Food Bank launches annual Spring for Meals campaign for National Nutrition Month®

January 25, 2019
Statement on Government Reopening

January 16, 2019
Massachusetts Anti-Hunger Organization Joint Press Statement on the Government Shutdown

January 8, 2019
Government Shutdown Press Statement

January 8, 2019
Cambridge Health Alliance, The Greater Boston Food Bank, Good Measures LLC, Tufts Health Plan and the Institute for Community Health Receive Grant from Mass. Attorney General to Distribute Food to Families in Need

2018 Press Releases
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2015 Press Releases
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