We know that starting a food recovery program on your campus can seem daunting. So we have put together some tools to help you get a food recovery program started. We also have Regional Coordinators who can guide you through the process, but the documents below are a good jumping-off point.
New Chapter Toolkit
This is basically everything you need to know to start a new chapter. It has lots of fun documents, all of which will help you start to recover food. Everything from logistics to protection from liability is covered.
- A Copy of the Good Samaritan Food Donation Act, which protects schools from lawsuits for donating surplus food.
Other Useful Tools
- Benefits of Joining FRN. This outlines the benefits that existing food recovery programs get by becoming a member of the Food Recovery Network
- How to Start an FRN Chapter. This document is a compilation of materials from various FRN chapters that outlines the steps we followed to start our own programs. It gives a good picture of what a successful campus food recovery program looks like and how to get there from scratch.