Category Archives: Food Rescue

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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4,200 Meals a Day!

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 volunteers donated more than 500 hours a week to multiply … Continue reading

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We are in the NEWS!

Check out the St. Augustine Catholic Article July/August issue. Mailed to 53,000 households in 16 counties. Estimated readership 148,000. St. Augustine Catholic Article

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No volunteers = No Waste Not Want Not

Waste Not Want Not volunteers rescue food for those in need 362 days a year.  They work hard to put food in the hands of those in need.   For a taste of what volunteers do, read these excerpts from our nomination of … Continue reading

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What Food Waste Costs You and the Environment

To see how food waste affects your wallet, our water supply, the demand for oil, and the environment, check out this awesome infographic:  http://colorado.doortodoororganics.com/blog/?p=1833

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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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Shout out in today’s Times-Union

Cheers: Feeding the hungry well jacksonville.com Americans dispose of an incredible amount of food, 264 million pounds every day. That is enough to feed every American. But there is a disconnect in the supply chain. http://jacksonville.com/opinion/editorials/2012-02-06/story/cheers-feeding-hungry-well#.TzBAUOYOHEk.facebook

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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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