Preventing perfectly good food from going to waste in Pittsburgh & Southwest Pennsylvania.


2024 Pittsburgh Marathon Recap

We are thrilled to celebrate the incredible achievements of our #MarathonHeroes! This year, 137 dedicated runners joined the 412 Food…

Introducing FarmShare: 412 Food Rescue Expands CSA Program for Equitable Access

412 Food Rescue expands their summer CSA program of farm fresh produce to now include the option to purchase shares…
Food Donors

New Food Donor: Sodexo and the Riverhounds

412 Food Rescue is excited to onboard Sodexo and the Riverhounds as a new food donor! Sodexo and the Riverhounds…

Pittsburgh Pirates Team Up with 412 Food Rescue for 2024 Season!

We're thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership between the Pittsburgh Pirates and 412 Food Rescue for the 2024 season!…
iPhone with the Food Rescue Hero app

Register for food rescue notifications

Join the fastest growing and largest community of volunteers, download our app and turn on notifications to get an alert when a food rescue is available to claim.

Find a food rescue nearby

Claim a rescue route that works for your schedule, available daily and weekly - in as little as 30 minutes you'll pick up and deliver fresh, nutritious food.

Feed people, not landfills

One food rescue at a time delivers fresh food to nonprofits who serve our neighbors experiencing food insecurity, and makes a huge impact on our community.

We fight food waste:

Up to 40% of food that is produced is wasted.

We fight hunger:

1 in 5 Pittsburghers is experiencing food insecurity.

We protect the environment:

Food waste generates the most toxic greenhouse gas in landfills.

SINCE 2015



lbs. of surplus food rescued

Equivalent to more than


meals provided



lbs. of CO2 mitigated

Alongside our amazing volunteers, known as Food Rescue Heroes - together we are transforming the communities all around us.

2020 World Changing Idea Award Winner

Fast Company

Chances are, all that leftover food from your office party or wedding might end up in a dumpster—and eventually the landfill. Unless a hero swoops in.