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eNewsletter July 2019

 12-06-2019

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FEAD support makes a difference to daily lives of people


The Fund for European Aid to the most Deprived (FEAD) supported on average 12.7 million people per year between 2014 and 2017. The European Commission adopted a summary report on the ...

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Tackling poverty and social exclusion of older people through FEAD initiatives


The 16th FEAD Network meeting took place on 4-5 June 2019 in Vilnius, Lithuania. 90 delegates from 21 Member States were present to focus on how to tackle poverty and ...

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FEAD detailed implementation report


The Fund for European Aid to the most Deprived (FEAD) addresses the worst forms of poverty in the EU such as food deprivation, child poverty and homelessness. The European Commission ...

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FEBA co-signed EAPN letter on the eradication of poverty


The European Food Banks Federation, together with other European organizations, co-signed EAPN letter to the newly elected MEPs. In this letter, we are asking them to make sure that the ...

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FareShare calls on food industry to help children this summer


Our British member FareShare is urgently calling on the food industry to donate supplies of healthy food and drinks -- which will be distributed to children at risk of food ...

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A marathon for the good cause


The 32nd Belgrade marathon took place on 14 April 2019 and was held under the slogan RUN, ENJOY, HELP SOMEONE. A record number of 8,000 people participated in the half ...

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Colruyt clients donate food to the Belgian Food Banks


For the 15th time, the Belgian Federation of Food Banks organized in collaboration with Colruyt, a national supermarket chain, a food collection between 10 and 23 April 2019. Thousands of ...

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Partage collects food for about 50 charities


At the end of May, our Swiss member Partage and its partners organized a big food collection in the supermarkets of the Genevese canton. 148 tons of food were collected! ...

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Tafel Germany holds General Meeting in Cologne


From 6 to 8 June 2019, Tafel Germany and its members gathered to hold their biennial General Meeting in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. Representatives from more than 940 Food Banks from ...

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Eesti Toidupank and the British Embassy: a long-running cooperation


A drive to collect donations to local initiative Eesti Toidupank raised over half a ton of food for people in need. On 13 June 2019 a food collection was organized for ...

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Help to the most deprived people in Spain


The Food Aid Program 2019 (Program de Ayuda Alimentaria 2019) has started in Spain and will distribute 96,432,127 kilos of food, which represent more than 92 million euros. The program is ...

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The French Group Savencia commits to collaborate with Food Banks in Europe


The European Food Banks Federation (FEBA) signed a donation Agreement with the French Group Savencia, aiming at decreasing food waste and alleviate hunger throughout Europe. The signature, that adds Savencia to ...

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Hunger does not go on holiday


A lot of people participated in the fundraising and awareness campaign “Hunger does not go on holiday” promoted by Banco Alimentare Onlus, in order to support people in need who ...

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LIFE-Food.Waste.Standup in Malta


The Malta Food Bank Foundation (MFBF), as partner of Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus and in collaboration with FEBA in the dissemination tour on food waste, hosted a Conference in Malta. This ...

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Redistribution of surplus food: examples of practices in the Member States


The first deliverable of the EU Platform on Food Losses and Waste has been published: it is a document which illustrates how Member States implement EU rules to facilitate food ...

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A SDGs Award for the Czech Federation of Food Banks


The project “mandatory donation” from the Czech Federation of Food Banks (Potravinové Banky) which focuses on food waste won the Public Sector category of the CENY SDGs 2019. “We are really ...

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