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Imagine Ending Hunger

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Our Aim

Prince William Food rescue aims to address the disconnection in distribution-in supply and access-by rescuing food about to go to waste sand directly distributing to organizations that serve communities in need. Our goal is to move healthy foods from sanitation to sustainment.

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Food Donor Partner

Are you an Organization or Business with excess perishable food to donate? Donors range from large food distributors to small mom-and-pop stores, restaurant chains, urban farms and even other nonprofits.

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Food Rescue Heroes

Are you Person looking to rescue food using our App on your phone? Heroes are any member of our community who can download the app, create a profile, and help move food from Donors to Distributors.

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Distribution Food Partner

Are you a Non-Profit Organization who could feed the hungry? Distributors are nonprofits ranging from food warehouses to small food pantries, PTOs, foundations, and faith-based organizations.

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We Have Completed:

Food Rescues
Pounds of Surplus Food Rescued!
$ Value of Food Saved
Meals Rescued

Imagine Ending Hunger: Prince William Food Rescue Launch

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Outside of ACTS' Hunger Prevention Center, local community leaders and service-minded citizens gathered under a large white tent in the parking lot. Reporters adjusted their cameras and checked their phones...

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  • 40% of food is wasted
  • 1 in 6 people are food insecure
  • $14,512,000 = cost to feed the hungry in PW Region annually
  • 46.5% of students in PW Region qualify for free/reduced lunch
  • Produce creates methane gas as it decomposes
  • 20% of the weight of our landfills is produce
  • There is only 1 compost facility in our region

Redirecting Wasted Food to Combat Hunger

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Elena Russo speaks with Aaron Tolson, Development Director, ACTS. They discuss their partnership with 412 Food Rescue to help distribute food that otherwise will go to waste from restaurants, stores etc.

Make an Impact

Download the PWFR Food Rescue app today!

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Download our app for iOS or Android and sign up to be a food rescue hero! Once you sign up and complete our mobile food safety training, you can go on a rescue!

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Food Rescue Hero Spotlight

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Ehsan Islam

Ehsan Islam is an RF Engineer for a large engineering company and a leader at Dar al Noor, one of our founding non-profit partners. Ehsan has been a key advocate in the community helping us spread the word about the new Food Rescue program, coordinating with Dar al Noor for distribution, and (seen here) testing out the beta version of...

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