40% of the
food produced
gets wasted.

412 Food Rescue prevents perfectly good
food from entering the waste stream.


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We fight

412 Food Rescue redirects fresh, healthy
food from going to landfills to serving
those who are food insecure.


We promote

Rescuing surplus food
preserves the resources that go
into food production and
prevents greenhouse gas impact
in landfills.


We believe good food belongs to people, not landfills.

You can help end food waste!

Download our app below to start rescuing and impacting hunger in the Greater Pittsburgh Region.

Want to scale food recovery in your city? Contact us.

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lbs. surplus food rescued
lbs. of CO2 mitigated

Innovative Programs

Ugly CSA

Creates new markets for farmers via a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program for previously unsellable fruits and vegetables.

Hidden Harvest

Gleans from unharvested public and private city trees, orchards and urban gardens.

Food Education

Educates consumers on how to prevent food waste at home through programs that teach cooking skills and advocacy initiatives that raise awareness.

Product Innovation

We launch innovative products from food that would otherwise be wasted.

Food Rescue Heroes

Featured Donor | World Vision

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Meet Jonathan Damico, GIK Medical Volunteer Coordinator at World Vision, one of our amazing food donor partners! Why is redirecting…

Featured Hero | Michael Dougherty

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On this special February edition of our featured Food Rescue Hero, Michael Dougherty (you might also know him as Mikey…

Featured Nonprofit Partner | Working Warrior Foundation

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Meet Mark Simon, Founder & Executive Director of Pittsburgh's Working Warrior Foundation, one of 412 Food Rescue's nonprofit partners! Tell…

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