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COME TO THE (FOOD) RESCUE! Volunteer with Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

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Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

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1 in 6 Massachusetts households are food insecure.

About 40% of consumable food is being thrown out.

That’s where Rescuing Leftover Cuisine steps in.

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine (RLC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit food rescue organization that links available food to those who need it at no cost to the recipient.

Whether you are 9 or 99, on 2 feet, 2 wheels or 4 wheels, you can volunteer with RLCMA! An average Rescue Event takes about 40 minutes to pick up surplus food or meals prepared specifically for donation from businesses and deliver them to designated recipients using our Food Rescue App. Food Donors include restaurants, hotels, schools, caterers, businesses who host catered events, and others. Recipients include shelters, soup kitchens and other human service agencies who freely give food to those in need, and eligible households in partnership with local schools and organizations.

No minimum time commitment is required and documentation for proof of volunteering is available upon request. Guidelines are in place to ensure zero person-to-person contact and you will not need to enter any buildings.

Hop aboard to volunteer with Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Massachusetts! www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/volunteer

Learn more about RLCMA: www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/MA

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About Rescuing Leftover Cuisine


Operating throughout all of MA, including, Cambridge, Somerville, Dorchester, JP, Roxbury,, Boston, MA 02114, US

Mission Statement

Food insecurity has risen 300% in Massachusetts, yet 40% of food is thrown out. Rescuing Leftover Cuisine bridges the gap between excess food and the people who need it through our network of volunteers and the use of our technology platform.


Volunteer with Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Massachusetts to transport excess food and meals prepared specifically for donation from businesses to human service agencies and directly to homes in need of food assistance.

Homeless & Housing
Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


MattapanMattapan, MA 02126


  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Delivery
  • Transportation
  • Organization
  • People Skills


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Each Rescue Event delivering to a human service agency averages 45-60 minutes of time start to finish. Events which involve delivering meals to 3-5 homes typically average 2 hours to complete and they are located in the same neighborhood.

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