#AllTogether4Ukraine: 46 pallets of milk from Belgium to Ukraine

In the framework of the #AllTogehter4Ukraine FEBA delivered milk to its member, the Kyiv City Charity Foundation “Food Bank” in Kyiv, Ukraine. FEBA took the initiative to purchase 46 pallets of UHT milk in Belgium and set up the logistics and transportation in order for it to arrive in Ukraine at the beginning of September. […]

General Mills donates 51 pallets of food to Voedselbanken Nederland

On August 2022, General Mills, American multinational food manufacturer, contacted FEBA to donate 51 pallets of surplus protein bars that were stocked in their distribution center in the Netherlands. FEBA facilitated contact with Voedselbanken Nederland, the Dutch Food Banks. Food Banks in Arnhem, Rotterdam, and Tilburg finally collected the food products, and they are now […]

IFCO becomes the official FEBA partner for Reusable Packaging Containers (RPCs)

FEBA has signed a five-year partnership agreement with IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Packaging Containers (RPCs). The Agreement entails 20 FEBA members in the countries where IFCO is located, which can benefit from the donation of 200,000 RPCs. It also includes training and consultancy in logistics provided by IFCO, and other joint initiatives […]

Over 1 people in 5 at risk of poverty or social exclusion in the EU

In 2021, 95.4 million people in the EU (21.7% of the population) were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, a slight increase compared with 2020. This means that over 1 people in 5 lived in households experiencing at least one of the three poverty and social exclusion risks: risk of poverty, severe material and […]

A visit to exchange experience between the Food Banks in Norway and Poland

Mid September, representatives from Matsentralen Norge, Food Banks Norway, visited Poland. The visit was part of a cooperation project between Matsentralen, the network of Norwegian Food Banks and Federacja Polskich Banków Żywności, the Federation of Polish Food Banks. The group from Norway included the General Managers from the Food Banks in the Vestland and Sørlandet […]

EU Working Group 6 September 2022

The 7th session of the Working Group was held in hybrid mode both in person in Brussels and online. The meeting was opened with a quick overview about the ESF+ and the incorporation of FEAD into that, as well as the different FEAD amendments like REACT- EU and CARE. This was followed by an interactive […]

Visit of Food Bank Singapore Ltd to Banco Alimentare 

On 25 August 2022, Fondazione Banco Alimentare (FBAO; FEBA Member in Italy) welcomed Subaa from the Food Bank of Singapore. First, they met in the office of FBAO in Milan and introduced the national network of Banco Alimentare. Following that, during a guided tour though the warehouse of Associazione Banco Alimentare della Lombardia “Danilo Fossati” Onlus (ABAL)  in Muggiò, Subaa had the opportunity to witness the running of daily activities. During the visit, they […]