Approval by the Board of directors of the European Federation of Food Banks (FEBA) of a new member country: Ukraine
The Ukrainian Food Bank has joined the network of the European Federation of Food Banks since October 26th, 2013.
The Kiev Food Bank has started its activities in July 2011 with the active support of the European Federation of Food Banks.The Kiev Food Bank collects food products from the food industry and from supermarkets.Three or four time a week the Food Bank collects fresh food, fruits and vegetable from supermarkets in the area of Kiev.
159 tons of food have been collected in 2011 and distributed to the most deprived persons in partnership with 57 charities.
From October 7th to 14th 2013, a food collection within many companies was organised in Kiev. Packaging and transportation of collected food were supported by volunteers from the Ukrainian Food Bank as well as by employees of those companies.
The Kiev Food Bank has pursued its development in 2012. 300 tons of food have been collected and distributed to 120 charities. 25 of them were regularly served (2 or more times a week).
Ukrainian Food Bank has signed the charter of the European Federation of Food Bank.
FEBA welcomes Ukrainian Food Bank in its network!