This photograph corresponds to Hambreton (Hungerthon in English) 2015, annual fundraising event of the Culiacan Food Bank where the goal set to surpass this year was possible, with the total raised being 67,413 kg (14,8620.22 lbs.) of nonperishable food, and in which 70 educational institutions and 30 companies from Culiacan participated.
In Sinaloa, in 1999, on the initiative of Ricardo Bon, Alberto Coppel, Allan Sullivan, Luis Amarante and Martha Echavarria, the Culiacan Food Bank emerges, which, in 2003, becomes a Private Assistant Institution, to address famine problems around Culiacan and Navolato, Sinaloa.
In1967, in the city of Phoenix, Arizona, Mr. Jhon Van Engel created the first Food Bank of the World; there are currently Food Banks throughout the United States as well as in several countries in Europa and Asia.
In Mexico, the concept of the Food Bank emerged in 1991 due to the concern of a Sinaloa inhabitant, born in Culiacan, named Ricardo Bon Echeverria. The project arose one day in which he observed that the tenants of the Abastos Market in Guadalajara, Jalisco were dwindling and throwing away, day after day, a great
amount of food which was no longer marketable but still edible, when he had found on more than one occasion that there were many people asking for food aid at that same location.
The first Food Bank officially appeared in 1991 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, although some similar institutions already existed in 1989 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon and Saltillo, Coahuila, which did not have the name Food Bank but practically carried the same work that a Food Bank would. One by one they appeared in the whole country until completing what up to 2015 were 61 Food Banks, each of them emerging from the Private Initiative.
Currently, the Culiacan Food Bank is presided over by Federico Bazua Lopez and directed by Arturo Torres Santillan.
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