Donate to fight food insecurity and reduce food waste.

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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

Feeds 150,000 individuals their five daily servings of fruits and vegetables.

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

$120M in social impact value of fresh produce donated to hunger relief agencies with an operating budget of just $3.9M. * In 2021

How To Get Involved

Volunteer

Volunteers power our food recovery work

1,813 events in 2021

Got Fruit

Your surplus fruit goes to people experiencing food insecurity

Donate

For every dollar donated, we recover 10 pounds of produce

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

Recent Recognition

Environmental Protection Agency Challenge Award
2018 CA Nonprofit of the Year logo
Anthem Awards 2022 Winner
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Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Logo
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