Waste Not Want Not Inc

Rating: 5 stars   26 reviews

Issues: Food

Location: PO Box 119 Orange Park FL 32067 USA

Mission: Waste Not Want Not, Inc., a volunteer-based group, exists to prevent the discarding of items that can be used to fight hunger and poverty in our community. We do this by rescuing food daily from numerous sources for distribution to local charitable organizations, and through other cost-effective, volunteer-driven initiatives.
Results: Every week last year, at least 14,000 people ate food rescued by Waste Not Want Not volunteers.
Target demographics: prevent the waste of items that can be used to fight hunger and poverty.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 14,000 people each week
Geographic areas served: North Florida
Programs: Food Rescue and Distribution. In 2013, we distributed more than 1.9 Million pounds of food to local charities serving those in need. This food, which would otherwise have been discarded, instead was provided to men, women and children, seniors and homeless people.
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EIN 35-2244427
904 215-3150
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Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

From the moment I had contact with this organization, I was impressed beyond words. What they do, what they are able to accomplish and how many lives they affect on a daily basis is nothing short of phenomenal. If there was such a group in every county of every state, imagine the food that could be rescued and the impact on hunger it would have.
Thank you Waste Not Want Not for the diligence you show every day and the compassion and care you exemplify in feeding the hungry. You are a role model for all of us and an example of how we can all do more and do better.
Keep up the great work.
Malea Guiriba, Director
Pie in the Sky

 
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wastenot (Nonprofit Staff) wrote:

Thank you, Malea! It is a pleasure working with you and others from Pie in the Sky. I also admire your work creating Farm to Family which brings farm fresh produce to food desserts in St. Johns County. When will you be replicating that in Clay and Duval?