On February 14th 2024, the Lagos Food Bank Initiative marked a significant milestone, celebrating 8 years of growth and impact within low-income communities. Since its establishment, the mission of LFBI has remained steadfast: to alleviate hunger and malnutrition in Lagos communities and providing access to sufficient and nutritious meals while instilling a sense of hope and resilience.

Over the past 8 years, the food bank has made substantial progress with over 2.4 million beneficiaries impacted through its 9 active programs. Additionally, established a network of NGOs through the Food Bank Network Nigeria (FBNN), expanding efforts to address food insecurity across Nigeria.

Through its programs, the Lagos Food Bank has empowered families with knowledge and skills in food, nutrition and farming practices, leading to improved food security, and nutritional outcomes. Volunteering activities have also played a vital role in fostering a sense of responsibility and compassion within individuals and communities, uniting people to support each other during challenging times.

In combating the issues of food insecurity, malnutrition, poverty, unemployment, and food waste requires collaboration among multiple stakeholders. The food bank recognizes the importance of collective action in tackling these challenges effectively and over the years, have collaborated with various stakeholders in addressing these issues.

Looking towards the future, the LFBI remains committed to its mission of creating a hunger and malnutrition-free Nigeria. With the continued support of its partners, volunteers, and donors, the organization is confident in its ability to achieve even greater impact and overcome the obstacles that lie ahead.

In conclusion, the Lagos Food Bank Initiative extends its gratitude to all those who have contributed to 8 years of support dedication and looks forward to  more years of nourishing hope and transforming lives together.