Welcome to the Food Rescue Locator, a directory of organizations across the United States that rescue, glean, transport, prepare, and distribute food to the needy in their communities. Often staffed by volunteers, food rescue programs play an important role in feeding the hungry and reducing food waste. Please contact the individual food recovery organizations to learn about donation needs, guidelines and potential tax deductions before donating food.
Photos courtesy Rescuing Leftover Cuisine and Boulder Food Rescue
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1913 Grayson Avenue
McAllen TX 78504
Hours of Operation:
Seasonal, Call for hours
We Rescue From:
Farm, Grocery & Other Retailers, Restaurants, Food Service Providers, Farmers' Markets, Events, Run Logistics for Others to Rescue
We Donate To:
Food Bank, Food Pantry, Shelter, Low-income or Transitional Housing, Individuals, Farms (for animal feed), Other Non-profits
Posted on December 29th 2017 by Sustainable America
We think of food waste as something that happens at home. But really, it starts with what we put in our grocery carts. With supermarkets designed to tempt us in every aisle, it’s easy to end up overbuying. Here are some tips to help you buy just what you need.
Posted on December 15th 2017 by Sustainable America
If you’ve found yourself buying more of your holiday gifts online every year, you’re not alone. Most Americans, 79 percent, shop online, and the volume of online holiday shopping increases every year. With so much free two-day shipping available, who can blame us? But does it make you wonder what effect all those doorstep deliveries are having on the environment?