Troy and Arlan matching Grant

Tag You’re It…Troy Guard joins the fight against Colorado Hunger

Chefs across Denver join the fight against Colorado Hunger. Chef Troy Guard gave his dollars and his time to We Don’t Waste to help fund raising efforts in We Don’t Waste’s Challenge Grant to raise $45,000 by July 30. The Challenge is ON! Denver, Tag You’re It.

Hunger is a Mile-High Problem

In April 2015 The National Foundation to End Senior Hunger found more than 1 in 7 Colorado seniors struggle with hunger, often leading to choices between food and medication.

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1 in 7 seniors struggle with hunger

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.

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Recent News and Events

Small Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award

We Don’t Waste Wins the 2015 Small Non-Profit Organization of the Year

We Don’t Waste has won the Small Non-Profit Organization of the Year from the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce!

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Save the Date for Fill A Plate

Save The Date for Fill A Plate For Hunger on September 16th, 2015

Save The Date for Fill A Plate For Hunger on September 16th, 2015! Tickets will go on sale July 1st right here on our homepage.

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We Don't Waste distributed 496,372 servings in March!

We Don’t Waste Hits All Time High!

We Don’t Waste distributed 496,372 servings in March, a 440.95% increase from last year!

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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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