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Our Mission

Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people experiencing food insecurity, and inspiring others to do the same. Get involved ›

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Total pounds recovered and distributed to date:

pounds distributed since 2009

Food Recovery

Recovers and distributes enough produce to provide nearly 250,000 people with their daily recommended servings of fruit and vegetables every day.

Prevents 215X more greenhouse gases from entering the atmosphere than our operations emit.

$138.9M in social impact value of fresh produce donated to hunger relief agencies with operating expenses of just $5.2M. *In 2022

How To Get Involved


Volunteers power our food recovery work

1,910 events in 2022

Got Fruit

Your surplus fruit goes to people experiencing food insecurity


For every dollar donated, we recover 14 pounds of produce

We are creating a future where everyone has access to healthy produce.

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Recent Recognition

Anthem Awards 2022 Winner
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