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  • Peninsula Food Runners Peninsula Food Runners

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Mission Statement

1. Feed those in need 2. Divert Surplus from the landfills 3. Provide a communication tool to address food distribution challenges from the donors to recipients

Description

100 % Volunteer organization that picks up excess food from businesses (food caterers, schools, corporations) and delivers it recipients ( feeding programs, emergency, transitional housing, 100% affordable housing) in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

Feed the hungry in our communities..those in need are a brother, sister, mother, father, or a friend to someone.

1 in 4 children go to sleep hungry. In California = 2.3 million children

1 in 7 families who are food insecure. In California =6.1 million

Reduce food waste. 40% of U. S food is wasted.

Recovering 15% will feed 25 million more people

Reduce harmful gases (methane is 20X worse than C02) into the environment cause by food decomposition.

Reduce resource waste by 165 Billion dollars..the amount of time, and money and people.

VOLUNTEER WITH PENINSULA FOOD RUNNERS AS A WAY TO PAY IT FORWARD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE PEOPLE IN NEED.

Huge call for all living in the Santa Clara region especially in San Jose, Santa Clara , Sunnyvale, Alum Rock

Website

http://www.peninsulafoodrunners.org

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