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We partner with food rescue organizations to scale impact.

The Food Rescue Hero™ platform is an end-to-end solution that supports a food recovery organizations' operations—from managing donations, mobilizing volunteer drivers, real-time rescue coordination to reporting on your impact.

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Over

160
pounds of food redirected

Currently

17
partners use Food Rescue Hero in 2 countries

Over

500
food rescues coordinated

More than

51,000
registered volunteer drivers—Food Rescue Heroes

Award-winning food rescue platform

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Purposefully designed for teams like yours

  • From one intuitive dashboard: onboard, receive and dispatch every donation
  • Real time status and live rescue tracking from donation to volunteer pick-up to delivery
  • Safety tracking to ensure every rescue is completed within food safety windows

People-powered

Food Rescue Hero was built with volunteers in mind.

Learn how we make it easy for volunteers.

  • The Food Rescue Hero platform mobilizes the fastest growing on-demand volunteer driver network in the world.
  • Performing at a 99% service level on average (across all cities) – higher than some commercial food delivery services.
  • Designed for iOS and Android, the app is fully integrated with mobile features such as push notifications, maps and more.
  • Easily transition your current volunteer drivers into the app. The app is intuitive and designed to make doing a food rescue convenient at any time.

Reliable, timely and transparent

Greater food waste prevention and shrink for real time data transparency and greater overall impact. Food Rescue Hero uniquely enables community food recovery efforts to have a greater impact on food waste, nutrition security and climate change on a local level, thereby contributing to our network’s impact on our nation.

Join a growing community of food rescue organizations

Our 17 partners in the U.S. and Canada operating in over 37 communities.

412 Food Rescue (Pittsburgh, PA)
Philly Food Rescue (Philadelphia, PA)
Hunger Network (Cleveland, OH)
Northern Virginia Food Rescue (VA)
Food Finders (Los Angeles, CA)
Haven’s Harvest (New Haven, CT)
Vancouver Food Runners (Vancouver, B.C.)
Last Mile Food Rescue (Cincinnati, OH)
Table to Table (Northern NJ)
White Pony Express (Contra Costa, CA)
530 Food Rescue (Butte County, CA)
Supply Hive (Des Moines, IA)
Lake Erie Food Rescue (Erie, PA)
302 Food Rescue (DE)
Lakeshore Food Rescue (Holland, MI)
Kentucky Harvest (Louisville, KY)
We Don’t Waste (Denver & Boulder, CO)

Learn more about our partners.

Today, our Food Rescue Hero Network measurably saves fresh nutritious food from going to waste in:

Delaware

2023

Pittsburgh, PA

2016

Butte County, CA

2021

Los Angeles, CA

2020

New Haven, CT

2020

Cleveland, OH

2018

Louisville, KY

2023

Erie, PA

2022

Holland, MI

2023

Cincinnati, OH

2020

Northern Virginia

2023

Philadelphia, PA

2018

Des Moines, IA

2023

Bergen, NJ

2021

Vancouver, Canada

2020

Denver & Boulder, CO

2024

Contra Costa, CA

2022

Our impact, your impact

We are on a mission to create a global movement. By partnering with local food rescue organizations, together we can launch and grow food rescue operations in cities globally.

92%

of recipients agreed that food rescue helped to make ends meet

86%

reported increased access to healthier food

290M+

pounds of CO2 prevented

It is gratifying to know that the food I pick up and deliver will get to those in need within hours or minutes of my rescue.

RobertHunger Network Food Rescue

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