Big success for the food collection of the Czech Food Banks

The traditional Autumn food collection of Česká Federace Potravinových Bank was held on Saturday 20 November in more than 1,300 stores in Czech Republic. In one day, people donated over 410 tons of food and hygiene products. In cooperation with volunteers and employees of market chains, this year was the largest store food collection in […]

213 tonnes collected for the “Samedi du Partage” in Switzerland!

The food collection “Samedi du Partage” was held on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 November, in 90 shops and supermarkets in the canton of Geneva, with the participation of more than 1,200 volunteers. This autumn edition collected 213 tons of essential products, which represents 6% more than the last edition! All these products are currently […]

14 million meals donated to people in need in Italy

The “Giornata Nazionale della Colletta Alimentare” celebrate its 25th year in 2021. 140,000 volunteers were present in 11,000 supermarkets across the country at the end of November. About 7,000 tonnes of food were collected, the equivalent of 14 million meals, despite the difficult period and the inconveniences due to bad weather in many locations. The […]

A new record for the food collection in Hungary

With this year’s collection, Magyar Élelmiszerbank Egyesület reached a huge record: 348 tons of non-perishable food. That counts 223 kilograms donated in each minute of the 3-days-long campaign. They not only far exceeded the last year’s 250 tons, but even surpassed the absolute record from 2019 (284 tons). Tesco has also offered a 20% top-up, […]