US$800,000 in Grants to Tackle Global Hunger Through Food Banking

The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) has announced a total of US$800,000 in grants for food banking organizations across the globe through the Zero Hunger Food Bank Challenge. The grants – made possible by a generous contribution from the General Mills Foundation and additional funding provided by the PIMCO Foundation – aim to strengthen food banks’ contribution to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 2 – which is to eliminate global hunger by 2030. An estimated 821 million[1] people—one in nine—go hungry, while 1.3 billion[2] tonnes of edible food is wasted. The grants…

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PepsiCo And The Global FoodBanking Network Partnership Delivers More Than 85 Million Servings Of Fresh Food To Communities In Need In 2018

PepsiCo, one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, and The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN), a nonprofit organization that develops and supports food banks in more than 30 countries, delivered more than 85 million servings of fresh food to communities in need in 2018 as part of their partnership to strengthen food banks around the world. PepsiCo invested $500,000 with GFN to support training and development for food bank staff and purchases of essential equipment like trucks and refrigerated storage space – investments that help food banks enhance their…

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