be the rescue.

fight hunger. help the planet.

what we do

We Rescue Food

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Using technology, 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

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Photo: TJ Samuels

Our model empowers communities to serve themselves with the support of our technology. 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 technology 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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Fièra Cosmetics Donates One Million Meals to Food Rescue US and Second Harvest Canada

Fièra Cosmetics, a global online beauty brand specifically designed for mature skin, announced today a charitable milestone of one million meals donated to people in...
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Food Rescue US in the New York Times

The New York Times has highlighted Food Rescue US and rescuing food as one of the nine ideas to make the world a better place....
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Cariati Developers, Inc. Makes $41,000 Food Donation to Food Rescue US

Donald Cariati, along with Cariati Developers, Inc., today announced a $41,000 food donation that will be provided to the national food recovery nonprofit, Food Rescue...

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