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Riverdale Park Whole Foods Market Partners with Food Recovery Network for Day of Community Giving

COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND - The Whole Foods Market in Riverdale Park, Maryland has chosen Food Recovery Network (FRN) as the nonprofit organization to benefit from their Community Giving Day. On Thursday, August 31, five percent of the Whole Foods Market location’s net sales will be donated to Food Recovery Network, supporting the organization’s work to fight food waste and end hunger.

Food Recovery Network Launches Student and Alumni Advisory Board

COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND - Food Recovery Network, America’s largest student movement against food waste and hunger, has selected 13 passionate and dedicated leaders from a diverse array of backgrounds and locations for its inaugural Student and Alumni Advisory Board (SAAB). This new board was assembled as a response to students’ requests to be more involved with FRN, both during and after their college experiences.

Food recovery network receives grant from taproot foundation

College Park, Maryland – Food Recovery Network is pleased to announce it has received a Program Services grant from Taproot Foundation. FRN plans to add more sophisticated metrics to both qualitative storytelling and quantitative data to support communications that inform, inspire and engage staff, chapter leaders, volunteers, dining hall staff, partnering agencies and donors as well as increase collaboration between chapters and the National office.

Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Sodexo North America Joins Food Recovery Network’s National Board of Directors

WASHINGTON,D.C.- June 14th, 2017 - Food Recovery Network (FRN) welcomes Ted Monk, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Sodexo North America, to the National Board of Directors. Executive Director Regina Northouse explains how the addition of Mr. Monk to the Board “is a testament to the strength of our relationship with Sodexo, as we continue to think of more ways to support communities to get food into the hands of those who need it most.”


College Park, Maryland - Food Recovery Network has officially recovered over 2 million pounds of surplus food, that would have otherwise gone to waste, for those in need. FRN is a network of college students across the country who package perfectly good surplus food from their campus dining halls and surrounding businesses. The collective commitment of these students to fighting food waste and hunger enabled  FRN to achieve the biggest milestone since recoveries began.


Pittsburgh to host student-led food waste activities on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22

Pittsburgh, PA — In celebration of Earth Day this Saturday, April 22, Pittsburgh will be home to a series of activities focused on identifying causes and solutions to America’s food waste problems, led by student leaders from across the country who have gathered in the Steel City to compete at an annual national scholarship competition.




COLLEGE PARK, MD & ASBURY PARK, NJ – Food Recovery Network, the largest student-led movement fighting food waste and hunger in the United States, and Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to fight hunger and reduce food waste, are partnering to collect unused, non-perishable food from students on move-out day at six college campuses this spring. This unique event, Move Out For Hunger, marks the first collaborative effort between two organizations who provide sustainable solutions to food waste and hunger in the United States.



MOM’s Organic Market CFO and Bon Appétit Management Company Food Waste Expert Join Food Recovery Network’s Board of Directors

WASHINGTON,D.C .- January 30th, 2017 - Food Recovery Network (FRN) is proud to announce two new additions to its esteemed Board of Directors: Kelly Moler, CFO of MOM’s Organic Market, and Claire Cummings, the first-ever Wastes Program Manager for Bon Appétit Management Company (BAMCO). For Regina Northouse, Executive Director of FRN, the confirmations of Ms. Moler and Ms. Cummings come at the perfect time. “FRN has moved from a startup student club to a nationally recognized leader in the food recovery space,” says Northouse who joined the organization in 2015....