Category Archives: Volunteer

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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Celebrate Clay Volunteer of the Year – Joan Halloran

Congratulations to our volunteer, Joan Halloran, for being honored as the Peggy Bryan Volunteer of the Year at today’s Celebrate Clay breakfast!  Thank you to the Paul & Klare Reinhold Foundation for hosting Celebrate Clay and recognizing the work of … 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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Holiday Fundraiser Orders Now Accepted Online!

Waste Not Want Not is selling fresh fragrant evergreen gifts for the holidays!  This is a great opportunity to give 3 Gifts in 1…. Your evergreen Holiday Gift will be a thoughtful gift today, and A tree seeding will be planted … Continue reading

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Opening Reception Food Delights!

Waste Not Want Not cordially invites you to the opening reception of Food Delights! Art show and calendar competition. Sunday September 16th from 1 – 3pm Prizes and calendar selection to be announced at 1:30 The exhibit continues through September 29th … Continue reading

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Community Yard Sale November 3, 2012

Are 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 perhaps neighbors complaining? Rent a space at Waste Not Want Not’s Community Yard … Continue reading

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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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FI United Methodist Church Youth Group spruced up our truck, yard, and building

The FIUMC youth group shared their time with Waste Not yesterday.  During their day of service they cleaned our new truck inside and out, raked up LOTS of leaves, and cleaned the building from ceiling fans to the floor.  Waste Not … Continue reading

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Today’s Special: Volunteer

In the last 24 hours, Ed and Joan Poole have each donated 7 hours to Waste Not Want Not, almost half of their waking hours!   Every Monday morning, they volunteer in our building sorting food for our recipients.  Every Tuesday (at … Continue reading

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