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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’.


#FeedASmile at schools for underprivileged with dineout and Chef Kunal Kapur

Millions of children go hungry everyday in India. We at India FoodBanking Network have taken a pledge to alleviate hunger and support feeding programs across the country. Our Corporate partners and hundreds of NGOs are supporting us to serve meals at schools for underprivileged, orphanages, old age homes, hospitals, etc.


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.


CII-Face Swasth Bharat Sashakt Bharat “Business Models for Securing Nutritional Outcomes”

CII FACE launched the CII Resource Centre : Business4Nutrition, which is a path breaking initiative and the maiden CII foray in the area of nutrition, under Food Safety.

CII-Food and Agriculture Centre of Excellence in partnership with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) organized a National Consultation on Nutrition – Business Models for Securing Nutritional Outcomes on 25th August in New Delhi. This is the first consultation of the CII-FACE National Nutrition Initiative -Swasth Bharat Sashakt Bharat.


5 Indians Who Are Fighting to Give Us Freedom from Hunger

When India gained independence from the British in 1947, it was still reeling from the impact of the 1943 Bengal famine that left 3-4 million people dead. The new leaders of our country were determined to make the fight against hunger a priority. Yet, according to the UN, India is still home to a quarter of the world’s undernourished population today. The struggle against hunger continues. And among those fighting to give us independence from this scourge are these 5 men and women, who we honour this Independence Day.


He will be missed, the greatly beloved Missile Man of India.

We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam


IFBN - Sodexo Food Drive

Sodexo IFBN Food Drive April 2015

India Food Banking Network in collaboration with Sodexo conducted a food drive in three cities – Delhi-NCR, Chennai and Bangalore under Sodexo's Global Servathon initiative. The Food Drive took place at 55 sites of Sodexo at Ghaziabad & Noida, Bangalore and Chennai.


CSR Mandate - Special Coverage on IFBN

CSR Mandate magazine published by Forum for Community Development, an initiative of New Media which has been lauded by PM of India and the CM of Gujarat for its "meaningful" and "well thought out' Issues. Its current issue on Alleviating Poverty & Malnutrition carries interesting articles on India Food Banking Network.

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Mumbai - Rotary Club of Bombay Sea Coast distributes cakes to 3500 children

India Food Banking Network in collaboration with Rotary Club of Bombay Sea Coast collected and distributed 3510 packs of high quality cakes from Britannia just before Christmas to 3500 children in three BMC schools in Mumbai.