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
To see how food waste affects your wallet, our water supply, the demand for oil, and the environment, check out this awesome infographic: http://colorado.doortodoororganics.com/blog/?p=1833
Birdies for Charity is a unique, community-based fundraising initiative held in conjunction with THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass. When you visit www.birdiesforcharity.playerschampionship.com and make a donation to Waste Not Want Not, you will have a shot at winning $10,000. When you make your donation, you will be asked to guess the total number of birdies that will … 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.
As seen in the Financial News and Daily Report, February 21, 2012: http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=535724
Cheers: Feeding the hungry well jacksonville.com Americans dispose of an incredible amount of food, 264 million pounds every day. That is enough to feed every American. But there is a disconnect in the supply chain. http://jacksonville.com/opinion/editorials/2012-02-06/story/cheers-feeding-hungry-well#.TzBAUOYOHEk.facebook
Thank you to Christ’s Church Fleming Island for the recent donation! Part of the money was used to purchase a brand new freezer to replace one that died in December. (It was old when it was donated to us years ago, and it lived a good, long life.) The rest of the gift will pay to keep all of our freezers running for several … Read more
Even on rainy days like today, Waste Not Want Not volunteers rescue food with a smile. They will provide over 5,000 pounds of food to hungry people today despite the weather. No volunteers = No Waste Not Want Not
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.