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Making Leftovers Matter

Food Runners LogoFrom time to time, we find ourselves confronted with an industrial-sized fridge bursting full of vegetables, fruits and dairy leftover from last night’s cooking party.

Rather than toss these valuable perishables, we turn to the Mercury god of food collection agencies Food Runners whose drivers swiftly transport our leftovers to shelters that feed the hungry. Our donations are really the tip of the iceberg, considering Food Runners typically picks up over 100,000 lbs of food each month in the greater San Francisco region.

Food Runners will pick up most professionally prepared food from places like corporate cafeterias, restaurants, even catered events like weddings. If you have food to donate, all you have to do is call them. They’ll arrange pick up of your food. You can also get involved by volunteering to be a food runner in San Francisco or donate cash.