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Volunteers Needed to Rescue Food & Fight Hunger in Atlanta!

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2023
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine (RLC) is a nonprofit organization committed to fighting food insecurity and preventing wasted food. We have cultivated a network of dedicated food rescuers who bring food directly from our food donors to nonprofit recipients, letting neighbors help neighbors while reaping the environmental and economic benefits of reducing wasted food. Founded in 2013, our simple, but elegant model has saved over 8 million pounds of food since our inception. Who We AreRescuing Leftover Cuisine is a 501(c)3 non-profit that redistributes excess food to people experiencing food insecurity. What We DoWe partner with licensed food vendors (restaurants, bakeries, caterers, etc.) who know they will have excess, wholesome cuisine and link their food donations to a nonprofit recipient within their local community. Our dedicated team of Lead Rescuers collect that excess food and deliver it in your personal vehicle to one of RLC's nonprofit partners to help feed our neighbors who can benefit from a good meal! Who We NeedYOU!!RLC is currently seeking passionate and committed leaders who are willing to take on the role of Lead Rescuer and lead food rescue events. Pick up food donations and deliver them to a local nonprofit, where the donations will then be distributed to the homeless and food insecure community.Each event is an hour or less. As new volunteer opportunities become available they will be added to our online calendar https //www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/calendar (select 'Atlanta' from the drop down menu) How To Get Started
  • Create an account on our website https //www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/volunteer
  • Sign up for any event on our calendar (https //www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/calendar) that fits with your schedule
  • Read the Lead Rescuer Manual and pass the Lead Rescuer Quiz (available on your RLC website dashboard) to join our leadership team of volunteers as a Lead Rescuer and lead events on your own!
Must be 18 years or older.This is a volunteer opportunity provided by VolunteerMatch, in partnership with LinkedIn for Good.