500 t of food: saved from wasting, given to poor 500 t of food: saved from wasting, given to poor 500 t of food: saved from wasting, given to poor 500 t of food: saved from wasting, given to poor

Maisto bankas

Org #77594
Vetted since 2020
1996
year founded
$157,881
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

In 2020 „Maisto bankas" rescued 5307 tons of edible food, which otherwise would have gone to landfill. Food waste is a major ecological issue. About 25 percent of global greenhouse gas emission is generated by the food supply chain. One third of all the food produced for human consumption is wasted. Which means that food, that has already caused a negative impact on planet earth, is discarded. On the other hand, 20 percent of lithuanian population suffers food insufficiency. By saving food „Maisto bankas" solves two problems - ecological and social. "Maisto bankas" is the largest and most recognizable Lithuanian charity, working in collaboration with 600 local organi... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Dovile Kovalskyte
Dovile Kovalskyte
Karolina Puidaite-Raile
Karolina Puidaite-Raile
Team
Simon Gurevicius
Organization Information
Vytenio g. 54
Vilnius, 03229
Lithuania
37065342480
Organization Information
Vytenio g. 54
Vilnius, 03229
Lithuania
37065342480

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jan 13, 2023
We are almost halfway there!
Dear friends,   Thank you so much for your everyday support and your generosity on Giving Tuesday.  With your help we could now purchase almost half of a new van: 15 418 EUR have been raised...
Sep 20, 2022
Together we can save even more food from being wasted
We all probably agree that food is primarily need for humans. It would be unethical and unfair for carefully grown food to be thrown away, so volunteers of the "Maisto Bankas" collect food items from...
May 25, 2022
One Third of the Amount Needed Collected
Sincere and huge appreciation from our volunteers! These big-hearted people drive Lithuanian food banks' vans and collect food from food retailers, producers, and farmers. It is all food that would go...
 
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