Partnering with Food Forward

We proudly partner with corporations to deepen our impact in the communities we jointly serve. If you’re looking to walk the walk when it comes to sustainability, food access, healthy eating, and/or community-building, then read on.


Why Food Forward?


“I get to work alongside non-profits like Food Forward who are making a significant change in Los Angeles”Tyler Malek, Salt & Straw Head Ice Cream Maker


“Our year-long partnership with Food Forward has allowed us to further educate our customers about the importance of reducing food waste and give them hands-on opportunities to help.”Melissa Kubrin, Whole Foods Public Relations, Southern Pacific & South


What does Food Forward look for in a partner?

√ Fit with our mission and core values
√ 60 days notice before intended program start date
√ Guaranteed donation minimum requested
√ A partner that wants to have fun!

Contact Annie Vought at to share your ideas!


Case Studies

Whole Foods


Food Forward collaborated with Whole Foods Market for the grocer’s first regional 5% Day, receiving 5% of gross sales from 27 area stores and igniting twelve full months of activations and co-branded marketing. Read more.

Salt & Straw


We teamed up with Salt & Straw to develop the Rescued Food series, a limited edition menu featuring surplus produce. Salt & Straw donated the proceeds from all sales of these flavors. Read more.

LA Times Food Bowl


Food Forward was the premiere local non-profit partner for the inaugural Los Angeles Times Food Bowl, a month-long food festival hosted by LA’s biggest media company. Read more.

Wyder’s Cider


Wyder’s Cider and Food Forward created #fruitforall, a two month social media campaign, spanning the holiday giving season. Read more.

Your employees can also get hands-on in the fight against hunger and food waste by sponsoring a Private Pick.
Click here to read about this unique service opportunity!