Food Rescue US - DC

Be The Rescue.

Food Rescue US - DC disrupts the cycle of food waste by directing nutritious, surplus food to those in need. We leverage technology and a network of volunteers to streamline food rescue and distribution, while fostering strong community connections and ensuring easy accessibility for participants.

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Upcoming Events


September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery O on H

Join us for an evening at Gallery O on H in support of Food Rescue US – DC’s incredible work. Attendees will enjoy specialty drinks and bites, live jazz, and a silent auction.

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Site Director, Food Rescue US - DC

Kate Urbank

Kate Urbank, Food Rescue US - DC Site Director

Site Coordinator

Eva Reynolds

Eva Reynolds

Northern Virginia Coordinator

Brinda Penmetsa

Brinda Penmetsa

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