Food System

CropMobster Starts a Salvaged Food Dinner Series

Dec 9th, 2015 | By Amy Leibrock

Today, we’re bringing you a guest post by Nick “Nicky Bobby” Papadopoulos, CEO and Co-Founder of CropMobster. Nick started CropMobster on his family’s Northern California farm with the mission of igniting the power of community sharing and social media to crowdsource solutions to food waste, hunger and local food system challenges. Since 2013, CropMobster’s network has saved more than 2 million pounds of food from going to waste in the San Francisco Bay region! Recently, Nick — inspired by an article on IValueFood.com — organized an $80-a-plate dinner for 30 made from salvaged food. Here’s how he did it.
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Eco Living

Make Your 2014 End-of-Year Donation

Dec 29th, 2014 | By Amy Leibrock

Thanks to donations from supporters like you, Sustainable America has grown from a budding idea to an exciting nonprofit organization in two short years. We have gathered more than 10,000 pledges to stop vehicle idling, helped several events eliminate food waste, invested in a great group of sustainably-minded start-ups — and much more.
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Eco Living

Join Us for #GivingTuesday

Dec 1st, 2014 | By Amy Leibrock

December 2 is the third-annual #GivingTuesday, and we love the idea—it’s a great reminder to support the important causes you believe in. This year, when you give to Sustainable America, PayPal will match 1% of your donation!
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Eco Living

Support Sustainable America Through AmazonSmile

Jul 18th, 2014 | By Amy Leibrock

Through its new AmazonSmile program, Amazon will donate .05% of eligible purchases to a charity of your choice, including Sustainable America, every time you shop. We’re inviting all our supporters to participate!
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Eco Living

Spin for Good and Help Us Win Big

Jun 26th, 2014 | By Amy Leibrock

We’ve partnered with Spin for Good, a new nonprofit social gaming site, and they’re hosting their first ever Give a Grand Tournament from June 23–30. They’re throwing in $1,000 to start the pot, so we need you to join the tourney on our behalf, and help us win the whole pot!
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Food System

Introducing Our Gala Performer...Tamara Tunie!

Jun 20th, 2014 | By Amy Leibrock

For our Inaugural Gala coming up on June 26, Sustainable America is thrilled to present an engaging vocal performance by Tamara Tunie, a multi-talented performer with experience spanning film, television, and stage. Fans of her character Melinda Warner in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit may not know that Tunie is also an accomplished singer. She's that and then some! Learn more about this talented actor, producer, director and philanthropist...
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Eco Living

You are invited!

Jun 11th, 2014 | By Amy Leibrock

We’re excited to bring together our friends and supporters for our Inaugural Gala and Auction to celebrate our first two years, acknowledge the help we’ve received, and propel our growth into the future. Learn more about the June 26 event, purchase tickets, or bid on some unique auction items here....
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Eco Living

Sustainable America’s Inaugural Gala

May 14th, 2014 | By Amy Leibrock

Anyone who has ever worked at a start-up organization or owned a business knows that getting started is difficult. In Sustainable America's two short years of existence, we've worked hard to overcome major hurdles in order to cement our model for making an impact on sustainability. To celebrate our first two years, acknowledge the help we’ve received, and propel our growth into the future, we’re excited to bring together our friends and supporters for an Inaugural Gala on June 26.
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Eco Living

FC Gives — And Beyond

Mar 17th, 2014 | By Amy Leibrock

The Big Day has finally come…and gone! After about a month of promotion, promise and preparation, Fairfield County Giving Day is over. The results were impressive, and we are very grateful for the support we received.
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Eco Living

Save the Date: March 7, a Day of Giving

Feb 7th, 2014 | By Amy Leibrock

If you’d like to help Sustainable America efforts to make our nation's food and fuel systems more sustainable, mark your calendar for March 7. Your donation will help us compete for bonus funds on Fairfield County Giving Day.
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