be the rescue.

fight hunger. help the planet.

what we do

We Rescue Food

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Using our web-based app, we engage volunteers to transfer fresh food surpluses from local businesses to social service agencies serving the food insecure.

We Help The Environment

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Currently, food waste is contributing 8 percent of total global greenhouse gas emissions. According to Project Drawdown, reducing food waste by 50% by 2050 would result in 26.2 gigatons of avoided CO2e.

We create community

Photo: TJ Samuels
Photo: TJ Samuels

Our model empowers communities to serve themselves with the support of our app. All participants in our work are members of the communities that we serve, including our food donors, rescuers, and agency partners. 

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VOLUNTEER FOOD RESCUERS

Get Involved

JOIN OUR MOVEMENT

Our app will guide you to available rescues by day, time, or location. Once you’ve signed-up, you will see instructions on where to pick-up the food and deliver it, along with any other details you need to complete the rescue.

BRING FOOD RESCUE US TO YOUR COMMUNITY

If there isn’t a Food Rescue US location near you, you can start one! ​Learn more here.

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BECOME A FOOD DONOR OR AGENCY PARTNER

If you are a business with a surplus of food or an organization that wants to receive food, please ​contact your local Site Director to get involved​.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

You've got questions. We've got answers. Feel free to check out our FAQ Page here, and sign up for our newsletter to keep up to date with the latest.

News & Updates

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The Rob Mathes Holiday Concert is Dedicated to Food Rescue US – Fairfield County

This year's Rob Mathes Holiday Concert is dedicated to Food Rescue US - Fairfield County and is available on YouTube through January 5th. The concert...
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Food Rescue US – Northwest CT Receives a $15,000 Grant

The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded Food Rescue US - Northwest CT a $15,000 grant in support of their general operating expenses and the...
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Hot Chicken Takeover Partners with Food Rescue US – Columbus on Food Insecurity Initiative

Columbus, OH— Hot Chicken Takeover (HCT) has partnered with Food Rescue US to provide meals to Central Ohio residents who suffer from food insecurity through...

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