Preventing perfectly good food from going to waste.

We fight food waste:

40% of food that is produced is wasted.

We fight hunger:

1 in 8 people goes hungry every day.

We protect the environment:

prevents greenhouse gases derived from food decomposing in landfills.

We use technology to:

iPhone with the Food Rescue Hero app
1

Mobilize volunteers

The Pittsburgh area has the largest volunteer-led food transport network in a single urban region.
2

Rescue good food

With the help of two trucks, one van, and thousands of volunteers, we're able to rescue perfectly good but unsellable food that would otherwise be wasted.
3

Deliver to nonprofits

We deliver food to organizations that serve those who are experiencing food insecurity.

Project Stats

13,164,900

lbs. of surplus food rescued

10,970,750

meals provided

7,148,543

lbs. of CO2 mitigated

Our volunteers are our personal heroes. And with our team, they make our work happen.

BNY Mellon staff at a volunteer event

See how it works.

Watch the video.

2019 World Changing Idea Award Finalist

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.

NPR