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Back to School Backpack Bash

Waste Not Want Not was delighted to provide groceries and the food for the lunches at the recent Back to School Backpack Bash.  Available for free  were backpacks full of school supplies, kid’s clothing and shoes, snow-cones, haircuts, bikes, groceries, information on access to free medical care and how to apply for medical insurance. Not to … Read more

Celebrate Clay: Waste Not Want Not earns top award from Paul E. and Klare N. Reinhold Foundation

The 2021 Celebrate Clay Award

The Paul E. and Klare N. Reinhold Foundation, Inc. held its annual “Celebrate Clay” community service awards ceremony live online on April 27, during which the Foundation distributed $100,000 and 47 community service awards to nonprofit organizations that provide services to Clay County residents. Waste Not Want Not captured the top honor this year, earning … Read more

We are Still Open but we NEED more Volunteer Help

Waste Not

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

Chefs to the Rescue

Chefs to the Rescue

Every year in the United States, 40% of our edible food ends up in landfills while one in six Americans is food insecure. To fund our efforts to resolve this paradox while highlighting these statistics, Waste Not Want Not has introduced CHEFS TO THE RESCUE.

Local Nonprofit Connects the Dots Between Food Waste and Hunger

“While the rest of us are just getting ready for the day, enjoying our morning coffee, or commuting to work, volunteers at a small workshop garage in Orange Park feverishly sort cinnamon rolls, cookies, chips, and other packaged edible items into paper grocery bags. Other volunteers at the facility load pallets onto a pickup truck, … Read more

BINGO!! February 19

Join us every third Tuesday at Talons Restaurant, 2217 Eagle Harbor Pkwy for Bingo and fun! Dinner and 10 cards for $25 or Bingo only for $15. Reservations required for dinner by phone at (904) 810-8012. (No reservation needed for Bingo only.) Registration starts at 5:30, buffet dinner at 6, and Bingo at 7. Cash … Read more

BINGO!

Do you love to play BINGO? Well, starting November 20th, you can play AND help Waste Not Want Not on the third Tuesday of every month. Join us at Talons Restaurant, 2217 Eagle Harbor Pkwy. Dinner and 10 cards for $25 of which Waste Not receives $15. Registration starts at 5:30, buffet dinner at 6, … Read more