December 8th is Colorado Gives Day
For the sixth year, Community First Foundation and FirstBank are partnering to present Colorado Gives Day. Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. The $1 Million Incentive Fund created by the partners is one of the largest gives-day incentive funds in the country.
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.
Recent News and Events
Denver’s 915 Labs premiers “Just Eat It”
Some 200 people turned for the premiere of the award-wining documentary “Just Eat It, A Food Waste Movie,” Tuesday, October 20th at the Exdo Event Center, raising more than $17,000 for We Don’t Waste.View More!
Photos from Fill A Plate 2015
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Fourth Annual Fill a Plate for Hunger’s success! Click the view more button for photos from the event!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.