More than 20 of our volunteers who help weekly are currently staying at home to protect themselves or a family member in the high-risk category. That leaves us with many shifts to fill. If you are a volunteer who is not on our weekly schedule and you are willing to help, please contact Linda. If you … Read more
not this year! Based on our preliminary numbers for the month, our hard-working volunteers have rescued close to 161,ooo pounds of food so far this year. In addition to the usual baked items and restaurant foods, we also rescued two pallet-loads of frozen mango smoothie mix, 160 cases of Brussel sprouts, and 8,000 pounds of … Read more
Waste Not volunteers rescued and delivered 1,936,063 pounds of food last year to people struggling to feed themselves and their families. That’s 4,200 meals a day, 362 days last year! Our volunteers donated more than 500 hours a week to multiply every donor’s gift, providing 10 meals to those in need for each dollar donated. Donors and volunteers: together you filled … Read more
Check out the St. Augustine Catholic Article July/August issue. Mailed to 53,000 households in 16 counties. Estimated readership 148,000. St. Augustine Catholic Article
Waste Not Want Not volunteers rescue food for those in need 362 days a year. They work hard to put food in the hands of those in need. For a taste of what volunteers do, read these excerpts from our nomination of JAE as the Celebrate Clay 2011 Outstanding Community Volunteer of the Year: Waste Not Want … Read more
The FIUMC youth group shared their time with Waste Not yesterday. During their day of service they cleaned our new truck inside and out, raked up LOTS of leaves, and cleaned the building from ceiling fans to the floor. Waste Not looks great! Check them out on My Animoto Video.
In the last 24 hours, Ed and Joan Poole have each donated 7 hours to Waste Not Want Not, almost half of their waking hours! Every Monday morning, they volunteer in our building sorting food for our recipients. Every Tuesday (at 6 am!) they head to Bimbo Bakery to consolidate and load several thousand packages of donated … Read more
the Time-Union published a wonderful article about Food Rescue and Waste Not Want Not! http://jacksonville.com/entertainment/food-and-dining/2012-01-19/story/nonprofit-volunteers-help-rescue-food-needy.