Food Banks in the News

February

Foodbank NT asks Top End producers for leftovers
26 February 2014 -ABC.net.au

Feeding Hong Kong Chefs in the community: The Cookbook
20 February 2014 - Gregoire Michaud - gregoiremichaud.com

Foodbank's meal provision sizzles thanks to Aussie sausages
20 February 2014 - Beef Central

Asda Falkirk staff help tackle hunger with FareShare Glasgow
February 2014 - FareShare UK

The Cordoba Food Bank obtains the IRAM certification of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
3 February 2014 - Red de Bancos de Alimentos (in Spanish)

Leket Israel - Video
4 February 2014 - Leket Israel Youtube

Adventure Race raises 484 kilos of food
3 February 2014 - Red de Bancos de Alimentos (in Spanish)

Mail money will help feed families with donation to FareShare
February 2014 - EveningTimes

January

Local boys make good - Leket Israel Founder and Chairman Joseph Gitler profiled
24 January, 2014 - New Jersey Jewish Standard

South Antrim MLA Trevor Clarke paid a visit to the Mindwise Abbeyside House, Antrim recently. Sees impact of ASDA / FareShare partnership
14 January, 2014 - AntrimTimes

Walmart Canada donates $30,000 to Food Banks Canada to help local food banks respond to winter storms
7 January, 2014 - KCTV 5 News

Foodbanks: Food network to expand due to unprecedented demand
2 January, 2014 - Daily Post (Wales)

December

Food Banks: The equivalent of more than 9 million meals collected - Carrefour
December 2013 - Carrefour Foundation

Food Recovery and Redistribution - GFN Member Food Banks are Featured on p22
December 2013 - World Farmers' Organization

Leket Israel Capacity Building for Nonprofits Project - Update and Testimonial - November 2013
30 December 2013 - Leket Israel Youtube

Mail money will help feed families with donation to FareShare
27 December 2013 - EveningTimes

November

MasterChef Dining & Bar raises over $36,000 for charity Foodbank Australia
29 November 2013 - Hospitality Magazine

UK embarks on biggest food drive since second world war
29 November 2013 - The Guardian

Food bank charities warn of tough winter ahead
28 November 2013 - Herald Scotland

How much food is wasted in Colombia?
21 November 2013 - Kien Y Ke - Article in Spanish

Foodbank opened in Noida, Ghaziabad
20 November 2013 - The Times of India

Collect Food, Give Hope
18 November 2013 - Provo - Article in Bulgarian

Gurgaon gets country's second food bank
12 November 2013 - The Times of India

The Carrefour Foundation is coordinating in 8 countries an international collection of products for the benefit of the needy working alongside the national federations of Food Banks
15 November 2013 - The Global FoodBanking Network

Gurgaon gets country's second food bank
12 November 2013 - The Times of India

Inside Colombia’s food banks: ‘Preaching the gospel of nourishment’
11 November 2013 - Colombia Reports

Tetra Pak demonstrates further support for Foodbank Australia
11 November 2013 - Foodmagazine

Lions Donates 6,000 Puddings to Foodbank for Christmas
5 November 2013 - Lions Clubs Australia

October

HungerCount 2013
October 2013 - Food Banks Canada

Exploring FareShare
30 October 2013 - NatCen

Gleaning fields and catered leftovers to feed Israel’s poor
24 October 2013 - J Weekly.com

UK supermarkets face mounting pressure to cut food waste
21 October 2013 - The Guardian

Tesco says almost 30,000 tonnes of food 'wasted'
21 October 2013 - BBC News

The Global FoodBanking Netowrk Certifies Russia's 100% Virtual Food Bank
17 October 2013 - AAHM Dialogue Issue 11

Demand keeps growing for school breakfast programs to feed hungry children
17 October 2013 - ABC News

Breakfasts for Better Days - World Food Day
16 October 2013 - Kellogg Company Youtube

La FAO Argentina en Fundación Banco de Alimentos
16 October 2013 - Fundación Banco de Alimentos

Demand for food aid outstrips supply
16 October 2013 - The West Australian

Food shortage means thousands go hungry as data shows shift in needy
16 October 2013 - goodfood.com.au

Unilever invests in Food Banks Canada Community Kitchens program
16 October 2013 - Canada NewsWire

In honour of World Food Day, Kellogg Company provides food to people in need around the world through its Breakfasts for Better Days™ initiative
16 October 2013 - Canada NewsWire

On World Food Day: Tesco Provides Meals to millions in Need Through FareShare Partnership
16 October 2013 - Think.Eat.Save

Fighting Hunger, Tackling Food Waste
15 October 2013 - Tesco PLC

Cargill Renews its Support for FareShare - Helping FareShare to Redistribute Enough Food Across the North West for 300,000 Meals a Year
14 October 2013 - PRNewswire

Australian icon Vegemite celebrates 90 years with Facebook campaign to donate 90,000 jars to Foodbank
14 October 2013 - news.com.au

Why Food Banks Are Still Hungry for Funds as the Cutbacks Bite
11 October 2013 - CNN International

Meet the winners: CNN Parts Unknown Challenge: Hong Kong
10 October 2013 - CNN International

Representatives from Mexico and Russia visit Harry Chapin
9 October 2013 - WINK CBS News

September

Food Bank Singapore aims to feed 180,000 with lunchtime programme
30 September 2013 - The Straits Times

August

Food bank offers veggie cook books
27 August 2013 - Penticton Western News

Foodbank wants your beef
20 August 2013 - North Queensland Register

What a waste: Stocking EU food banks
20 August 2013 - Foodnavigator.com

El sacerdote que alimenta a 120 mil personas en Bogotá
17 August 2013 - El Tiempo (Spanish)

June

Farmers donating to charity Foodbank to feed Australia's poor
5 June 2013 - ABC Rural

Asda agrees to donate all surplus stock to FareShare
3 June 2013 - The Grocer UK

Supermarket gives meals to charity to slash waste
3 June 2013 - iTV

Asda to give all surplus food to charity in bid to relieve food poverty
3 June 2013 - The Independent

May

Maratón de alimentos para ayudar a reducir el hambre
23 May 2013 - Portafolio.co

Access to food for Mexico City's vulnerable populations
20 May 2013 - urb.im

Foodbank Can Crusade
9 May 2013 - Port Adelaide Football Club

Sainsbury's & Tesco link helped FareShare 'feed more than ever' in 2012
4 May 2013 - The Grocer UK

Austerity: boom times for the soup kitchen food supplier
1 May 2013 - The Guardian UK

Food Banks Canada released an infographic for Hunger Awareness Week
May 2013 - Food Banks Canada

April

The Food Bank Honduras welcomes Grupo Bimbo to their recently joined donors list that includes Walmart, Diapa, Danone, Lacthosa.
30 April 2013 - latribuna.hn

The launch of the first food bank in El Salvador
24 April 2013 - elsalvador.com

FoodBank South Africa recap of Wheels for Meals Cycle Tour
22 April 2013 - FoodBank South Africa

March

Olympians pitch in at food banks on Easter weekend
30 March 2013 - CBC

Volunteering at Fareshare
29 March 2013 - Paper Round Blog

From farm to families in need
29 March 2013 - JPost

Waste Not, Want Not: On a Bread Run mission
21 March 2013 - Young Post - South China Morning Post

Food Bank took over a thousand tons of donations to support hundreds of families (Article in Spanish)
21 March 2013 - Stock & Land

Loblaw helps launch new food bank program
10 March 2013 - Brampton Guardian

Women Wage War Against Hunger
8 March 2013 - The Global FoodBanking Network

V8s for Australians living in poverty
5 March 2013 - Foodprocessing.com.au

February

Approval by the Board of Directors of the European Federation of Food Banks (FEBA) of a New Member Country: Bulgaria
23 February 2013 - European Federation of Food Banks 

Banco de Alimentos Cáritas in Cancún Mexico hosts GFN Board of Directors (in Spanish)
1 February 2013 - Cafecito

January

Reduce food waste dramatically with simple acts, says UN
13 November 2012 - The Guardian

Bulgarian Food Bank has saved 120 tons of products for 6 months (in Bulgarian)
19 January 2013 - btvnews.bg 

Leket Israel Celebrates Nine Years of Service for Israel's Needy
18 January 2013 - Leket Israel

Hitachi Raises €20,000 for European Federation of Food Banks (pdf)
17 January 2013 - Hitachi Europe
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Egyptian Food Bank and the Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt Participate in the Mega Project
15 January 2013 - Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt

FareShare CEO Lindsay Boswell responds to IMechE report on food waste
10 January 2013 - FareShare UK

Foodbank Australia forges vital supply lines in bushfire devastated Tasmania
9 January 2013 - Foodbank Australia

Food Banks in the News 2012

December

Food Banks Canada Charity Week
18 December 2012 - MSN Canada

Egg Farmers Supporting Foodbank Australia
18 December 2012 - Australian Egg Corporation Limited

Foodbank Australia: Vegemite makes its largest donation ever
6 December 2012 - Foodmagazine

Video institucional de La Fundación Banco de Alimentos de la Arquidiócesis de Bogotá
6 December 2012 - Banco de Alimentos de Bogota

Banco de Alimentos de Guatemala Interview with SVP of Network Development
4 December 2012 - Banco de Alimentos de Guatemala

FareShare Charity Says Thanks to Volunteers for Helping to Feed Needy
2 December 2012 - Manchester Evening News

Feeding Hong Kong featured in Sino Group Sustainability Report
December 2012 - Sino Group Sustainability Report

November

Foodbank Australia calls for grain donations
13 November 2012 - Stock & Land

October

Israeli Food Recycling Programs Model How to Stop Hunger Worldwide
23 October 2012 - Jspace

Alrededor de 28 millones de mexicanos carecen de alimentos básicos (Spanish)
10 October 2012 - La Prensa

FoodBank South Africa Celebrates World Food Day
10 October 2012 - The South African

Food banks follow Cairo recipe
1 October 2012 - gulfnews.com

Premian al programa de RSE “Cosechamos una Sonrisa” (Spanish)
3 October 2012 - iProfesional

Alrededor de 28 millones de mexicanos carecen de alimentos básicos (Spanish)
10 October 2012 - La Prensa

Taiwan to get served with support from The Global FoodBanking Network
1 October 2012 - The China Post

September

Foodbank Australia: The charity that is booming for all the wrong reasons
28 September 2012 - ABC News (Australia)

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