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21731535 10154260174962824 8044554091969802398 oOn September 12th-15th The Lithuanian food bank, MaistoBankas, hosted the « Food Bank Management Training » for food bankers from Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, Macedonia, Latvia and Lithuania, in close collaboration with FEBA.

The training covered a range of subjects relevant for all food banks, including: Governance, HR Management, Management of partner charities, Food sourcing, Logistics and Food Traceability, Communication and Fundraising,   Annual in-store food drive, Risk Management, Financial Management and IT.

The training was started with a presentation of MaistoBankas, a fast growing national organisation who first launched in 2001, and which today redistributes food to more than 72.000 vulnerable people every month.

Each participating country held a short presentation of its key impact  figures, successes and challenges related to the overall agenda. The group also had the chance to visit one of MaistoBankas partner charities, a day care center for children in Vilnius.

A good opportunity for new food bankers to learn, exchange and join our network of solidarity across Europe!