***Food Recovery During COVID-19***

Food assistance organizations are already facing higher demand for food. However, as restaurants close or alter their menus, events and catering orders are canceled, and offices are moving to 100% telework, there is a large amount of excess food that could be donated and needs to be placed with a food assistance organization very quickly. Food Rescue US- DC’s network of volunteers is ready to rescue that food and get it to the organizations who need it. 

If you have food to donate or would like to volunteer to rescue food:

For information about why to donate food and the benefits and protections for donors, please refer to Donating Excess Food During the COVID-19 National Emergency, and for information specific to the DC area, please refer to Food Recovery in the District of Columbia: A Legal Guide