Waste Not Want Not, a volunteer-based group, exists to prevent the discarding of items that can be used to fight hunger and poverty in our community. We do this by rescuing food daily from numerous sources for distribution to local charitable organizations, and through other cost-effective, volunteer-driven initiatives.
Watch our videos to learn more about how Waste Not Want rescues food for those in need.
We currently make 130 scheduled rescues every week, using our truck to make large rescues and serve over 78 groups weekly. Our volunteers now use our boxtruck instead of their pickup trucks to make large rescues.
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Pounds of food distributed in 2018 (Through 3/31)
Pounds of food distributed in 2017
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- The date is set and registration is open for Waste Not’s 7th annual Community Yard Sale June 10, 2018Are you thinking about a yard sale, but don’t want to deal with people tromping around your home, cars parked all over the street and lawns, and upset neighbors? Why not rent a space at Waste Not Want Not’s 7th … Continue reading → […]
- Gourmet Night 2018 – Tuesday, April 24 – 7-9:30 p.m. – Club Continental April 11, 2018Plan now to enjoy a fabulous evening on the St.Johns River with good food and good friends, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Club Continental from 7 – 9 p.m. The Rotary Club of Orange Park will be hosting Gourmet … Continue reading → […]
- Seeking Sellers/Vendors for Clay County’s Largest Community Yard Sale + October 7, 2017, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. June 21, 2017Are you thinking about a yard sale, but don’t want to deal with people tromping around your home, cars parked all over the street and lawns, and upset neighbors? Why not rent a space at Waste Not Want Not’s 6th Annual … Continue reading → […]