Fill a Plate for Hunger 2016

Save the date! Fill a Plate for Hunger 2016 at the Denver Botanic Gardens on September 15th 2016.

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an Outstanding 2015!

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We Don’t Waste founder receives eTown eChievement Award

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eTown Article

The Drive To End Hunger!

Hunger exists everywhere. It is an urban problem, it is a suburban problem, and it is a rural problem, but those who are hungry aren’t whom you think.

Who We Help

Recovering Food

We Don’t Waste was created to bridge the gap between excess food and food insecurity by recovering excess food from venues, events, caterers, restaurants and major food distributors.

Who Helps Us

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 States Department of Agriculture’s U.S. Food Waste Challenge as a food recover organization.

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Recent News and Events

Feeding 5k Food Station

Feeding the 5K Event Recap

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Scott and Kate Van Daele with Arlan Preblud at Fill A Plate for Hunger

Denver Post at Fill A Plate for Hunger

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Fill A Plate for Hunger Event Recap

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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.

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