AWB Food Bank

10 Million Meals Distributed to
Needy Children

On October 23, 2014, AWB Food Bank completed 23 years of hunger relief in which it distributed millions of meals to needy children in New Delhi.

AWB Food Bank was founded in 1991 with the support of two New York based NRI Indian Americans and New Delhi based volunteers. Registered with the government of India as a not-for-profit organization and the US Internal Revenue Services as a charitable 501(c)(3) organization, AWB fights food wastage and combats hunger by collecting good quality surplus food from hotels, restaurants and caterers, and feeds hungry people, mostly children.

AWB Food Bank has distributed several million meals during the past two decades since its inception in 1991. Read More

Saving Kids Who Swam in
River to Reach School

On September 15, 2014, AWB Food Bank donated a motor boat to rescue 125 children in the state of Gujarat, India, who for years swam across a turbulent river, carrying a gohri, a 20-litre brass pot that they hold onto to stay afloat as they cross the 600-metre tributary, and then walked for an hour to reach school; many of them attending classes in drenched clothes. Read More