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Volunteer as a Food Rescuer to FEED PEOPLE, NOT LANDFILLS!

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ORGANIZATION: Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Rhode Island

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Thousands of MA & RI individuals, families and children suffer from food insecurity and hunger. Meanwhile, up to 40% of food feeds landfills. That’s where Rescuing Leftover Cuisine steps in. Volunteer as a FOOD RESCUER to rescue perfectly good surplus food from businesses and deliver it to nonprofits that serve people in need of food assistance:

  1. Sign up:
  2. Click the avatar to go to your dashboard.
  3. Under "Welcome Aboard," click the links to the online Orientation (takes about 20 minutes to complete).
  4. Upon completion of your orientation, your Rescuer Account is automatically activated (you will receive an email confirmation).
  5. Sign up for your first Rescue Event


  • All Ages encouraged!
  • No minimum time commitment is required: volunteer one-time, sporadically or on a recurring basis.
  • Daily volunteering opportunities to choose from morning, afternoon and night throughout Rhode Island; and the Northeastern, MetroWest and SouthCoast areas of Massachusetts.
  • Documentation for proof of volunteering is available upon request for Community Service Hours, etc.
  • Safety guidelines are in place to ensure zero person-to-person contact.
  • Go solo or as a team of family members, friends, co-workers, etc.
  • Rescue via 2 feet, 2 wheels, 4 wheels, or MBTA Subway.
  • A typical Rescue Event averages less than one hour of volunteering time.
  • Food Donor Partners include restaurants, hotels, schools, caterers, corporate businesses and others.
  • Nonprofit Partners include shelters, soup kitchens and others.
  • Each Rescuer is equipped with their own online Dashboard to track real-time impact, sign up for Rescue Events and more. Volunteering for an average of one hour produces tangible impact, providing a sense of fulfillment, accomplishment and engagement in community service.


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About Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Rhode Island


Throughout all of Rhode Island, Providence, RI 02908, US

Mission Statement

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


Rescuing Leftover Cuisine (RLC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit food rescue organization. RLC uses a custom web application to crowdsource community members as "Rescuers" to transport excess food from food donor partners to nonprofit organizations, feeding people instead of landfills.


Homeless & Housing
Immigrants & Refugees
Homeless & Housing, Hunger, Immigrants & Refugees


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Multiple locations Warren, RI 02885



  • Delivery
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • No minimum time commitment is required. See Description above.
  • Guidelines are in place to ensure zero person-to-person contact. See Description above.

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