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! ​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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Save the Date! Celebrate Food Rescue US

Join us for an evening in celebration of our impact and ability to BE THE RESCUE for those in need and our planet. Wednesday, May...
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A Soup-er Local Tasting

Join Food Rescue US - Fairfield County for a fun and cozy evening celebrating the local food community in Fairfield County, CT. Hosted by Harbor...
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National Nonprofit Food Rescue US Named 2023 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Award Recipient

Food Rescue US Selected to Receive $200,000 Grant in Inaugural “Caring for our Planet” Category from Chick-fil-A, Inc. Food Rescue US, a national nonprofit based...

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