Volunteer as a Rescuer. Donate food as a business. Receive food as an organization. Support our mission. Let's feed people, not landfills.
Branch Founded: 2021
Nearly 1 in 4 households in Rhode Island are experiencing food insecurity
Up to 40% of food feeds landfills.
Methane Gasses from food in landfills hurts our planet and our health.
Rhode Island’s Central Landfill may fill up by 2040.
RLCRI bridges the gap between food excess and insecurity
WE INVITE NONPROFITS to sign up as RLC Food Recipient Partners, a free service.
WE ENCOURAGE BUSINESSES to partner with RLC to donate their surplus food.
WE INSPIRE VOLUNTEERISM by hosting volunteer opportunities for one-time, sporadic or recurring Rescue Events, morning until night, 365 days a year.
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Want to be a food rescuer?
reduce hunger & wasted food
protect the environment
rescue solo or as a team
Are you a non-profit that needs food?
receive free & healthy food
tailored for your needs
save time & resources
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In the News
This nonprofit is keeping extra restaurant food out of landfills.
A nonprofit looking to “feed people, not landfills” is hoping to encourage Fall River businesses to donate excess food.
URI launches community education effort
to address food waste and access issues
Changing the way Rhode Islanders think about their food
A new program, Food Recovery for Rhode Island, aims to rescue and recycle food in order to address the state’s food waste and access issues.
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