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. 

Food Rescue US Lifetime Numbers

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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! ​Email info@foodrescue.us​​ to learn more.

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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​.

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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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Over 1,000 Columbus Families to Have Access to Fresh Produce through ‘Good Food For All’

The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) announced that the Good Food for All program will bring more than 610,000 servings of high-quality fruits and vegetables to...
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Food Rescue US and Connecticut Food Bank / Foodshare Partner to Fight Food Insecurity

Stamford, CT – This month Food Rescue US and Connecticut Food Bank / Foodshare announced a new partnership after piloting a program between the two...
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2020 Impact Report

We are pleased to share our 2020 Impact Report that presents our shared work over the past year, including our COVID-19 response. Everyday we are inspired by the individuals and organizations that...

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