Logistics in year 2017

In 2017 logistics was once again able to handle large quantities of goods from large-  scale dispensers, picking and portioning them and passing them on to the boards in Saxony. In particular, the distribution of large donations from the field of frozen goods, dairy products, food and non-food goods of large retail chains and discounters, as well as special donations from Tchibo Germany, REWE Group and L´Oreal  Germany were within the focus of our work. We thank these companies and all others here for their great support.

Food donations amounting to 55 tons of regional producers were brought into the donations pool of the Association of Saxony by means of ware and passed on to the other institutions. Read more Logistics in year 2017

2018 first work meeting


2.02.2018 until 3.02.2018, the board of the Landesverband Saxony Tafeln e.V. invited its members to this year’s work-meeting  The focus of the event was the perspective orientation of the work with the Tafel in 2018. At the event in the nature park hotel “Haus Hubertus” in the spa town of Oybin (Zittau Mountains), the board of the national association advised about 50 representatives from 22 regional institutions on the implementation investment subsidies by the Free State towards the Saxon panel organizations. This part of the consultation was accompanied by speakers from the Saxon State Ministry of Social Affairs and Consumer Protection and the Saxon Development Bank

10th Concert for “Tafeln”

Festive coffee for socially needy citizens in the Hilton Hotel at the Frauenkirche. After some 400 needy citizens in the Hilton Hotel had enjoyed a Christmas afternoon with Christmas pastries and various drinks, invited the board of the National Association of Saxon Tafeln to the 10th  Concert of the Dresden Philharmonic in the newly designed Palace of Culture. Approximately 1000 visitors, including many honorary helpers from social associations and associations, as well as supporters of the Saxon panels, were able to enjoy the concert of Peter Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.1 in G minor, op.13 “Winter Dreams.


Member Meeting saxon food banks

Members of the Association of Saxon Food Banks

On 19 April 2017, the General Assembly of the National Association of  Saxon Food Banks (“TAFELN“) in Dresden. The chairman and the deputy gave an account of the activities and results of your work during the past year. Particularly noteworthy here is the high appreciation and confidence which representatives of the Saxonian policy place in the work of the panels of the Free State. We were also pleased that we were able to welcome Imke Eisenblätter, Deputy Chairman  German Food Banks to the Annual General Meeting.  Behind the Saxon Food Banks are achievements, regional food banks, and the logistics, which in 2016 about approximately 1.000 t goods from producers and the trade changed and distributed. Regional panels collected about 15,000 tonnes of food from the markets in 2016 in the free market to redistribute them to the needy. The free-market Saxony can also point to outstanding results in efforts to eliminate food. In the next few years, the panels will have to pay a lot of attention to the uniform external representation and the recognition value of the MARKTABLE. Read more Member Meeting saxon food banks


Statement on allegations  against Dresdner food bank e.V. Berlin, February 23, 2017

An examination of the allegations against Dresdner Tafel e.V. has shown in the first step that on the basis of the documents presented at the present time there is no reason to proceed from criminal proceedings in the loans granted by Dresdner Tafel e.V. This also includes the fact that the chairman of Dresdner Tafel e.V is not currently suspected of having personally enriched himself with the loans given by Dresdner Tafel e.V. In a second step, the final audit is carried out by an auditor. This is to be started at the end of March. In order to support Dresdner Tafel e.V. in his work in future, an advisory board will be formed in the near future. Among other things, this will consist of experienced representatives from different organizations. In the first phase, the Paritätische Wohlfahrtsverband will support the organization of the advisory board and its anchoring in the statutes of the Dresdner Tafel e.V. The aim of the constitution of the advisory board is to ensure the continuation and transparency of the work of the Dresden board in the sense of the people in need. An interruption of the work of the Dresdner Tafel to the detriment of innocent want all parties involved in any case to avoid. These are the results of the Round Table on Table Work in Dresden, which the Federal Association of German Food banks, on 21 February 2017, had invited. The representatives of the CDU, the SPD, the Greens, the left in the city council, as well as the Paritätische Wohlfahrtsverband, Caritas and Diakonie, were present in addition to the representatives of the Federal Association, the National Association of Saxon Food banks and the Dresdner Tafel. The aim of the discussion was the clarification of the most recently published allegations against the Dresdner Tafel e.V. as well as the joint elaboration of further steps to ensure the smooth operation of the table in favor of the needy and in the sense of the statutes of the federation. After acquaintance with the allegations, the Bundesverband Deutsche Tafel e.V. and the Sächsische Tafeln e.V. had commissioned an external  examine the facts intensively and in detail. The Dresdner Tafel e.V. has supported these efforts to clarify. The Federal Association is grateful to all those involved who have committed themselves and worked together on the constructive solution in favor of the needy in Dresden. Special thanks go to the Paritätische Wohlfahrtsverband, which has also offered its assistance to the Advisory Board.