Food Rescue US Receives $100,000 Grant from USA TODAY NETWORK and The Gannett Foundation

Food Rescue US is a grant recipient of A Community Thrives, a grantmaking and crowd-funding program from the USA TODAY NETWORK and a part of the Gannett Foundation, today. Food Rescue US will receive $100,000 to help support the expansion of Food Rescue US – Detroit.

A Community Thrives supports non-profit organizations with projects focused on community building and has helped to contribute more than $12 million since 2017. This year, A Community Thrives engaged participants in 45 states. Food Rescue US was named one of 16 winners in the national grant program. 

“We are proud of the work Food Rescue US – Detroit has done to enhance the Detroit community. At Gannett, we take pride in supporting the organizations that make a positive impact in their communities. Through A Community Thrives, we lend financial support to that purpose as well as rally the whole community to champion a good and meaningful cause,” said CEO and Chairman Mike Reed.

*Photo featured with news post was taken by TJ Samuels

Photo: TJ Samuels

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