Category Archives: Food Donation

January is usually a slow month for food rescue, BUT

not this year!  Based on our preliminary numbers for the month, our hard-working volunteers have rescued close to 161,ooo pounds of food so far this year.  In addition to the usual baked items and restaurant foods, we also rescued two … Continue reading

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Today’s Special: Food Rescued

  Volunteers gleaning with the Society of Saint Andrew delivered 3300 pounds of broccoli today.

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Today’s Special: Food Rescued

Would we like 32 dozen eggs from free-range chickens?  Of course!  But since the eggs were in far-away Palatka, instead of rescuing them, we suggested they be donated to one of our recipient groups located in Palatka.  Bread of Life, a group that cooks lunch for … Continue reading

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In case you missed Saturday’s paper,

the Time-Union published a wonderful article about Food Rescue and Waste Not Want Not!  http://jacksonville.com/entertainment/food-and-dining/2012-01-19/story/nonprofit-volunteers-help-rescue-food-needy.

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Today’s Special: Food Donor

The students from Ridgeview High School Spanish Honor Society and National Honor Society spent the early morning picking oranges, grapefruit, and tangerines.   They brought over 2550 pounds of gorgeous fruit gleaned from homeowners in Mandarin to Waste Not Want Not much to … Continue reading

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Today’s Special: Food Rescued

The most interesting food rescued today was 400 boxes of frozen Jimmy Dean Sausage, Egg & Cheese Croissant Sandwiches.  City Rescue Mission was delighted to receive 1,200  of these sandwiches, which will be enough to serve breakfast at the mission for two days … Continue reading

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