WATCH: Our Discussion About What We Did in 2021

In the face of a challenging year, FBB and partners made incredible strides to improve the lives of marginalized communities. Tens of thousands of pounds of food were distributed as part of our initiatives and hundreds of thousands of lives impacted. Below, watch our Fireside Chat with FBB Executive Director Tif Ho, who discussed what…

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Oct 27th: Meet Our New Food Security Project Teams!

The FBB Food Security Project has been giving grants and support to a select group of volunteer teams across the US that are organizing food relief projects in their communities. So far, five teams have given away 22,629 pounds of food (and other essentials) and served 3,984 individual beneficiaries. Now we’re ready to multiply the…

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Food Rescue Alliance: Reducing Barriers

Food Rescue Alliance is the recipient of our major three-year Compassionate Impact Grant. We asked the organization to catch us up on its impact so far. Here, they tell us about how making food rescue more efficient is going hand-in-hand with demonstrating sensitivity toward impacted communities. Food Rescue Alliance (FRA) facilitates the development and growth…

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Childhood and Food Insecurity: A Fireside Chat

According to the USDA, households with children were nearly 1.5 times more likely to experience food insecurity even before COVID-19. This number more than doubled due to the pandemic, with food insecurity affecting almost 1 in 4 families. Food insecurity results in many negative outcomes for children, including the ability to learn and graduation rates.…

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Why Kids Need a Summer Without Hunger

Every day 13 million children in the U.S. aren’t sure where their next meal is coming from. One in six kids don’t have enough to eat at least some of the time. While that number is significant, during summer months it’s even more alarming, nearly doubling as kids lose access to school lunch and breakfast…

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People with Disabilities Struggle in the Wake of the Blizzard 

They say natural disasters don’t discriminate but one would be hard pressed to investigate a hurricane, earthquake, or blizzard in which one particular demographic wasn’t disproportionately hit: the disabled community. The freezing weather swept in on Valentine’s Day weekend and tore through multiple states. Widespread power outages and bursting pipes ensued, flooding homes and leaving…

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Welcome 1st Quarter Grantees!

This is our last quarter offering a slate of four quarterly grantees before transitioning into to our bigger, bolder Compassionate Impact Grant program*. So we’ve decided to send the quarterly grant program off in style by giving to four powerhouse organizations you’ve helped us support in previous years! This quarter, the power of humanist giving…

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Grantee Spotlight: Nexleaf

We at Nexleaf Analytics are excited and grateful to be named a Foundation Beyond Belief grant awardee. At Nexleaf, we build data systems and analytics solutions that amplify the impact of life-saving equipment deployed all over the world. Nexleaf’s biggest deployment to date is our ColdTrace technology platform, which currently protects the vaccine supply for…

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Welcome 4th Quarter Grantees!

FBB is excited to announce our slate of grantees for the fourth quarter! This quarter, the power of humanist giving will be directed toward ending forced and child marriage; protecting our rainforests; providing quality higher eduation for incarcerated people; and employing technological solutions to solve global health challenges. Our grantees have powerful track records of…

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