Frequently Asked Questions

bostonCANshare is an annual food drive sponsored by the Mayor's Advisory Committee on Hunger, FedEx, and The Greater Boston Food Bank.In 2013, Bostonians shared over $53,000 to help make healthy foods more affordable and over 50,000 pounds of food with local families.

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Why does hunger exist in Boston?
Where does the donated food go?
What types of food can be donated?
What if I know of someone in need of help?
Who were the sponsors of the 2013 bostonCANshare campaign?
Who were the partners of the 2013 bostonCANshare campaign?
How can I donate if I don't work for one of the participating companies?
How can my company participate?