Become a hero by donating your excess food! 

 

No matter the amount, no matter the place, our food rescue team will be there to collect your donation. Our donor partners range from large food distributors to individuals, restaurants, farms, small mom-and-pop stores, and other nonprofits! ​​

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If you’d like to make a donation, please fill out our food donation intake form here and we’ll get in touch to schedule a pick-up time. Thank you for your contribution! 

Food Donations

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There are many benefits to donating food!

  • The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Act: Protects food donors from civil and criminal liability associated with the donation of apparently wholesome foods if donated in “good faith”, except in cases of gross negligence.

  • Tax Deductions: Businesses and individuals can deduct a charitable contribution on goods donated to a tax-exempt organization. 

  • Reduced waste management and disposal costs for businesses.

  • Our free mobile collection service that does all of the work for you.

  • The satisfaction of making the world a better place!

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We truly value and appreciate you as our donor partner! Your generous giving is what allows us to have an impact and as a thank you, we’d like to give back to you!

  • We’ll send you a personalized media package of your food donation transformed into nutritious gourmet meals for the community!

  • Yourself, your family or your organization receives an honorary mention on our social media.

  • We keep track of the amount of food saved and meals prepared from your donations so you can share your incredible accomplishments at the end of each year!

FAQ

 

What Food Do We Accept? 

We accept any and all food, however, as we are dedicated to serving nutritious meals to our community, we prefer healthy foods that will make up a well-balanced diet. Those include:

  • Whole grains like brown rice, whole-wheat bread, pasta and crackers 

  • Plant oils like olive, canola, soy, peanut, sunflower and corn oil 

  • Fruits and vegetables

  • Unsalted nuts like almonds, cashews and peanuts

  • Legumes like chickpeas, lentils, black beans and kidney beans 

  • Meats like chicken and fish

  • Low-fat Dairy 

  

What if My Donation Doesn’t Meet Those Requirements? 

If your food donation does not meet the health requirements of our meal program, no worries! We will be happy to collect it anyways and reroute it to a local food pantry. You are still doing an incredible service to reduce food waste and hunger and we appreciate it! 

*If you are unsure about whether your food donation meets our meal service requirements then please fill out the donation form and we will be happy to assist!