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banq alim angers 73 smallIn Europe, in 2015, 118.7 million people (23,7%) were at risk of poverty or social exclusion and 43 million of them were not able to afford a quality meal every other day. (Source:Eurostat 2017).

At the same time, 88 million tons of food are wasted every year. (Source: EU Commission)

Founded in 1986, the European Federation of Food Banks (FEBA) is a non profit organization which brings together 326 Food Banks and branches in 23 member countries in Europe which collect food, a large part of which would otherwise be thrown away, and redistribute it to charitable organizations and social centers taking care of people in need.

In 2016, FEBA member food banks:

distributed the equivalent of
2,9 million
meals every day
535 000 tons of food)


in partnership with
partner charitable
thanks to
people among whom
90% are volunteers