Highlighting the importance of data collection: FEBA organised the YEAR-3 Mid-Term Summit in Dublin

From 24 to 26 May, FEBA invited Food Bank representatives to Dublin to participate in the Data Collection YEAR-3 Mid-Term Summit organised together with FoodCloud (FEBA Member in Ireland). The meeting was opened with some introductory remarks delivered by Rikke Karlsson (DG SANTE, European Commission) who underscored the importance of collecting quantitative and qualitative information […]

The European Food Banks Federation with ADM during their volunteer week

On 24 May 2023, ADM Cares invited the European Food Banks Federation for a virtual session dedicated to learning more about food waste, hunger and Food Banks in Europe. The Volunteer Week Interactive Webinar’s aim was to share data about the daily activities of FEBA and its network, the scale of food waste, and how […]

Ukraine: FEBA stands by its member, the Ukrainian Food Banks Federation

To date the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has caused significant displacement, innumerable civilian deaths and injuries, and devastating damages to infrastructures. Millions of Ukrainians have had to leave everything behind to escape with their lives and today the situation remains still dire. Standing by its Associate Member, the Ukrainian Food Banks Federation (UFBF), from […]

IFCO reusable containers supporting Food Bank Greece

As agreed on the five years partnership, IFCO is donating its Reusable Packaging Containers (RPCs) to the FEBA network across Europe, which will be helpful for Food Banks’ daily operations of recovering and redistributing surplus food to the charitable organisations assisting the people most in need. After the donation deliver in Romania two months ago, […]

Inauguration of the Food Bank Namur

On May 12 2023, a large audience gathered to celebrate the inauguration of a new Food Bank in Namur, Belgium. His highness Prince Laurent of Belgium was present, as well as Karine Lalieux, Minister of Pensions, Social Integration and of the Fight Against Poverty. The Belgian governors of the Namur province and of the Luxembourg […]

Food waste in Britain – A study of FareShare and the University of Hertfordshire

FareShare, the British FEBA Member, published a study together with the University of Hertfordshire evaluating the economic and social impact of FareShare’s contribution to fighting hunger and tackling food waste. The findings show that FareShare’s work creates a net economic and social value of £ 225 mio. Of this total, £ 107.661.372 (48%) is attributed […]

Wiener Tafel welcomes the initative of the Austrian Government to support non-profit food distribution to combat poverty with €10 million

On Monday 8 May 2023 the FEBA Member of Austria Wiener Tafel participated in the “Food Summit“ together with experts and the government to discuss measures to fight inflation. The summit had successful outcomes, more specifically, the governing parties have agreed to allocate an additional budget of €10 million  to support non-profit food distribution programs to […]

FEBA attended the Annual Meeting of FBAR

On 5-7 May in Suceava (Romania), Federația Băncilor pentru Alimente din România (FBAR), FEBA Member in Romania, organized its annual meeting with the participation of the 9 Regional Food Banks from Bucharest, Brasov, Constanta, Craiova, Cluj, Galati, Oradea, Roman, and Timisoara. Angela Frigo, FEBA Secretary General, was invited to attend the meeting and share updates […]

Report on the support provided by ESF and FEAD under COVID-19

The study published by the European Commission on 3 April 2023 assesses the immediate response of the European Social Fund and the European Fund for the Most Deprived to the Covid-19 pandemic. The study analysed the data based on five criteria: effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, coherence and contribution to the crisis response. The analysis of effectiveness […]