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Greater Cleveland Food Bank

40 Years of the Food Bank

About/40 Years of the Food Bank

In 2019, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank celebrates 40 years of service to our communities. We look forward to a year of reflecting, celebrating, and honoring all of the people who have impacted our work in the Greater Cleveland community. Stay tuned for more ways to get involved in the celebration!

40 Meals for 40,000 People

To help celebrate our 40th Anniversary, we're embarking on a campaign to raise 40 Meals for 40,000 People. Please make a special gift in honor of our 40th Anniversary and help support our mission to ensure everyone in our communities has the nutritious food thy neeed every day.


40 Faces of the Food Bank

From March through October, the Food Bank will be featuring 40 different people who have greatly impacted our mission. These people include the founders who had a vision and made it possible for us to celebrate today, the staff who work tirelessly to serve people in need, the donors and volunteers who make our work possible, and the leaders who will bring us into the next 40 years of ensuring everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day.

Click here to see who's been featured so far.


40 Year Timeline

Take a look at the rich history of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank through our 40 Year Timeline! From 1979 and into 2019, we've been working tirelessly to serve Northeast Ohio people in need.

Click here to see the timeline.


$40 for 40 Years

We're kicking off the Food Bank's 40th Anniversary with a special matching opportunity for people who sign up as monthly donors.

Help your neighbors get nutritious meals year-round and start your monthly gift of $40 or another generous amount today. When you do, your first monthly gift will be matched.

When every dollar donated helps provide four nutritious meals, you can have an incredible impact to celebrate the 40 incredible years we've spent helping the community.

Click here to launch your monthly gift.