We Don’t Waste Fights Hunger
As an innovative provider of food for the hungry, We Don’t Waste collects excess food from venues, caterers, restaurants, and other food purveyors and distributes the food to Denver’s under-served populations. Our efforts augment existing food and supplies needed by community-based non-profit agencies, with high quality protein, high quality produce along with wholesome, nutritional and varied “restaurant-grade” foods. Recognized by the United State Department of Agriculture’s U.S. Food Waste Challenge as a food recover organization.
Recent News and Events
Fill a Plate For Hunger
The Denver Botanic Gardens was the setting for We Don't Waste’s Third Annual Fill a Plate For Hunger, sponsored by Denver Union Station on September 10th, 2014. More than 440 guests enjoyed a beautiful evening featuring small plates of delicious food from outstanding restaurants, and an exciting program, including a live auction and a Special Appeal, which helped to raise funds for its mission of fighting hunger and reducing waste of nutritious food.View More!
Waste Ain’t Cheap!
Americans are throwing out the equivalent of $165 BILLION each year!
Food Recovery a low-risk, high-benefit way to:
reduce waste, feed the hungry, shrink environmental footprint, enhance sustainability, save money, access valuable tax incentives, improve sanitation, build corporate conscience, and elevate perception of food sector businesses.