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Food Rescue Hero is proud to be recognized as 2022 .ORG of the Year out of 947 entries for impactful work to inspire and support their communities.

The .ORG of the Year will receive a donation of $35,000 USD for an eligible charitable entity of its choice, while the category award winners will receive donations of $10,000 USD.

In addition to receiving the awards for .ORG of the Year, Food Rescue Hero is also the winner in the Hunger and Poverty category.

Thank you .ORG Impact Awards!

– The Food Rescue Hero team

RESTON, Va., Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Public Interest Registry (PIR), the people behind the .ORG Family of Domains, named the winners of the 4th annual .ORG Impact Awards, which honor and celebrate outstanding mission-driven organizations and individuals working to make the world a better place.

PIR will celebrate the winners with an online global event to celebrate and honor “Champions for Change.” The celebration is available for viewing on PIR’s .ORG Impact Awards website.

In total, a record 947 organizations and individuals submitted entries this year from more than 68 countries across seven award categories:

  • Community Building

  • Quality Education for All

  • Environmental Stewardship

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Health and Healing

  • Hunger and Poverty

  • Rising Stars (leaders, under 25, making a difference in their communities)

The .ORG of the Year will receive a donation of $35,000 USD for an eligible charitable entity of its choice, while the other award winners will receive donations of $10,000 USD.

Food Rescue Hero is able to use their highly functional app to reduce waste and deliver food to hungry people in 16 cities involved in their network. They have recovered over 122 million pounds of food, equating to nearly 100 million meals. This also means 66.2 million pounds of carbon emissions have been mitigated through their work.

About the 2022 .ORG Impact Awards

The 2022 .ORG Impact Awards recognize .ORGs that make an enormous difference in their communities and the world. Submissions for the awards were reviewed and scored by a panel of judges who are leaders in the Internet, non-profit, health, education, and marketing sectors. The .ORG of the Year was chosen by PIR from the winners in the other categories. All nominations were required to be tied to an active website with a .ORG domain. Please visit for complete rules and information.

About .ORG
.ORG is the original purpose-driven “generic” top-level domain (gTLD) with 10.7 million domain names registered worldwide. .ORG is open to everyone, providing a global platform for organizations, associations, clubs, businesses and individuals to bring their ideas to life. For more than 30 years, .ORG has built an enduring legacy of trust, preserving an open and secure Internet where diverse communities can establish a trusted online identity and freely share ideas. .ORG is powered by the non-profit Public Interest Registry (PIR). PIR has been a champion for a free and open Internet for almost 20 years with a clear mission to be an exemplary domain name registry, provide a trusted digital identity and help educate those who dedicate themselves to improving our world. PIR was founded by the Internet Society ( in 2002 and is based in Reston, Virginia, USA. Visit for more information.