School Meals Programs

School Meals Programs can help prevent hunger, increase school enrollment, reduce absenteeism and improve learning outcomes.
IFBN is therefore also helping corporates to prioritize food security and nutrition and to use the resources earmarked for CSR initiatives to fund nutritious meals to children in schools. The donations are eligible for tax benefits under Section 80 G of the Income Tax Act.

Impact: A daily in-school hot nutritious lunch / breakfast provided to the students provides them with vital nourishment and improved nutrition leads to better growth and educational achievements in schools.

2018 Global Innovation Award at FBLI

The School Nutrition Program of IFBN has been acknowledged as a finalist for the Global Food Banking Innovation Award 2018 at the Global Food Banking Leadership Institute (FBLI) Program attended by over 100 food bankers from 33 countries.


KFC and IFBN add HOPE with a million nutritious meals

IFBN with the support of KFC, YUM India is providing a million supplementary nutritious meals to 4271 children in Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai. Boiled eggs / bananas / warm cooked meals are being served daily to the children. IFBN helps corporates to prioritize food security and nutrition and to use the resources earmarked for CSR initiatives to fund nutritious meals to children in schools.


IFBN - Cargill India / Alvean Sugar Pvt. Ltd - School Meals Program

Cargill India / Alvean Sugar Pvt. Ltd. and Food Security Foundation India, India Food Banking Network are collaborating to provide nutrition support to schools in Delhi NCR with the purpose of addressing hunger and malnutrition amongst children. A daily nutritious meal to children in schools for underprivileged children will provide important daily nutrition and also help improve school attendance and performance. 1000 children in three schools in Delhi NCR are being daily provided with a nutritious meal.


IFBN - Yum! India (KFC) School Meals Program

IFBN helps corporates to prioritize food security and nutrition and to use the resources earmarked for CSR initiatives to fund nutritious meals to children in schools.
Yum! India as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives, has associated with IFBN to provide daily nutritious meals to 4500 underprivileged children under the campaign carried out by Yum’s brand KFC in the name ‘Add HOPE’.


India Food Banking Network - Times Foundation School Meal Program

India Food Banking Network collaborated with Times Foundation on a program to provide fresh, hygienic, healthy, nutritious mid-day meals to the children living in the slums of the urban areas of Gurgaon. Nutritious mid day meals provided to students at school are vital to keep children in school and ensure that they have access to education, health and nutrition.


KFC launches program 'add HOPE' to fight hunger in India

KFC India announced the launch of add HOPE, a program that aims to fight hunger in the country with the launch, KFC hopes to create awareness and raise funds to provide meals to India's underprivileged children through World Food Program (WFP), Akshaya Patra Foundation and India FoodBanking Network (IFBN).

Together with these organizations, KFC aims to provide 20 million meals to underprivileged children by 2020.


IFBN - Kellogg's India, School Breakfast Program

IFBN partnered with Kellogg's India to provide healthy breakfast cereals and milk in single packs to 9,308 children daily in 4 cities - Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bangalore. This amounts to about 4.5 lakhs healthy breakfasts served to children. A daily in-school nutritious breakfast provided to the students provided vital nourishment, helped keep children in school and improved concentration and learning outcomes.


IFBN and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition visit a Feeding Program in Delhi

Feeding program at Samarpan Foundation School, Kishangarh. Marc Meyer from Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, a partner of IFBN visited the program


Home of Hope gets support from IFBN and Canara Bank

IFBN and Bangalore Food Bank visited "Home of Hope' in Bangalore which is looking after 450 destitute men, women and children. Canara Bank supported the feeding programme at the Home of Hope.

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