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ORGANIZATION: Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Inc

RLC

Who We Are

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit focused on providing a reliable food rescue service by fostering community connections to reduce food waste and food insecurity.


What We Do

We partner with licensed food vendors (offices, restaurants, etc..) who know they will have excess, wholesome cuisine and link their food donations to a human service agency within their local community. We then provide volunteer Food Rescuers to collect that excess food on a weekly (sometimes daily!), recurring basis and walk it to the homeless service agency to help feed individuals who can benefit from a good meal!!

Who We Need - https://www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/volunteer

RLC is seeking a reliable, compassionate leader to pick up food donations and deliver them in their personal vehicle to a human service agency, where the donations will then be distributed to the homeless and food insecure community. Many of our food pickups and deliveries can be done on foot but we are bringing on larger donation sizes that require a vehicle for transportation. There are food pickup opportunities each week and you can take a look at all available opportunities here: https://www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/calendar.

Must be 18 years of age.

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About Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Inc

Location:

25 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10004, US

Mission Statement

The mission of RLC is to redistribute excess food to feed people experiencing food insecurity.

Description

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine (RLC) is a nonprofit organization committed to fighting food insecurity and preventing wasted food. We have cultivated a network of dedicated food rescuers who bring food directly from our food donors to nonprofit recipients, letting neighbors help neighbors while reaping the environmental and economic benefits of reducing wasted food. Founded in 2013, our simple, but elegant model has saved over 8 million pounds of food since our inception.

CAUSE AREAS

Environment
Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Environment, Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1294 3rd AvenueNew YorkNew York, NY 10021

(40.77134,-73.95975)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Delivery
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1+ hour per week.
  • Must be 18 years or older. Be able to lift and carry 20+ pounds.

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