The Fundaci贸n Banco de Alimentos is a non-profit, private law corporate foundation whose aim is to become a bridge between those who are afflicted by hunger and those who wish to cooperate by means of a transparent and efficient channel that can guarantee that their donation will reach those who need it most.
It is the first food bank in the country, concentrating its activity in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires and Suburban Buenos Aires.
To help those afflicted by hunger by securing, storing and distributing food fit for human consumption.
To provide education regarding the nature of the problem of hunger and undernourishment.
9 Years Ago
The model on which Fundaci贸n Banco de Alimentos management is based was born in the 60鈥檚 in the United States, as a link between food-producing and marketing companies and people afflicted by hunger. Currently over 500,000 tons of food are distributed annually.
This model has now become so effective, that it not only works in the
In April, 2001, Fundaci贸n Banco de Alimentos performed its first delivery of foodstuffs. This action was the outcome of work carried out by a group of people concerned about the constant waste of food recorded daily, whilst hundreds of families need help in order to be able to eat every day.
Fundaci贸n Banco de Alimentos is the founding member of the Argentine Network of Food Banks and of the Global FoodBanking Network (GFN). To learn more about these Networks, click here.