No volunteers = No Waste Not Want Not

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

Win $5000 for yourself and $5000 for Waste Not Want Not! Birdies For Charity is in Full Swing.

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

Shout out in today’s Times-Union

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

Today’s Special: Financial Donor

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

Today’s Special: Volunteer

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

Today’s Special: Volunteer

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