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.
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Watch our videos to learn more about how Waste Not Want rescues food for those in need.
In the two years since this video was made, Waste Not Want Not grown to help even more people in need. We currently make 111 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.
Read the feature story in the Florida Times Union on Waste Not Want Not - Volunteers with First Coast nonprofit help rescue food for needy
Pounds of food distributed in 2014
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March 5, 2014
4,200 Meals a Day!
February 26, 2014
Waste Not volunteers rescued and delivered 1,936,063 pounds of food last year to people struggling to feed themselves and their families. That’s 4,200 meals a day, 362 days last year! Our volun. […]
2014 Food Delights Calendars are now available!
November 4, 2013
If you love food, if you love art, if you love art about food, you will love this calendar entitled Food Delights! 2014. The calendar art is a representation of food, food production, food consumption. […]