I know, I know, you've probably already heard that "it's the season of giving" a thousand and one times over—but when was the last time you really took a step back and thought about what this means (beyond that ever-growing gift shopping list for your kith and kin?)
Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need and inspiring others to do the same. Perfectly usable fruits and veggies that would have literally been thrown away are connected with hundreds of hunger relief agencies across 8 counties in Southern California.
2.4 million people in SoCal struggle with hunger. And that's in the state that produces the most food by value in the United States. That just doesn't make any sense!
For every $1 you donate, Food Forward will get an 11-pound bag of produce to a family in need. Donate $100, you’ll get an 11-pound bag to 100 families. $1,000, means a bag to 1,000 families. You get the idea!
So this giving season, consider giving to a cause dedicated to putting nutritious food in the hands of those who need it most.