Ways to Give

No matter how big or small, every donation makes an impact.

412 Food Rescue is a (501)(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization that depends on support from individuals like you to deliver our mission to end food waste and feed those who are hungry. We appreciate your generosity.

Donate Online

412 Food Rescue accepts donations online using most major credit cards. Whether it is a one-time gift or monthly recurring donation, it is simple to give online. You can even make the donation in honor or in memory of someone special and, if you provide an address, they will be notified of this recognition. 

Donate By Mail

In addition to donating online, contributions to 412 Food Rescue can be made via mail. If you prefer to donate by mail, please send a money order/check payable to 412 Food Rescue:

412 Food Rescue
6140 Station Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

A donation receipt will be mailed to you if your address is provided.

Stock Donations

You can donate a gift of appreciated stocks to support 412 Food Rescue. Your donation will still be eligible for a tax deduction, and it may allow you to avoid or reduce capital gains taxes while making a large impact on our mission. For more information on potential tax advantages, please consult with your financial advisor. Gifts of stocks/securities can easily be made by asking your broker to transfer the stock to 412 Food Rescue.

For details on how to donate stock/securities, please email Sara Swaney at sara@412foodrescue.org

Workplace Giving

Many workplaces offer easy solutions for employees to contribute to nonprofits that they wish to support financially. Whether through the annual United Way campaign or a system managed by the company, these donations often allow employees to have pre-taxable income deducted from their paycheck and designated to a charity of their choice. 

Check with your employer as to how you may be able to support 412 Food Rescue in this way or, if your workplace would like to direct donations to 412 Food Rescue, please contact Sara Swaney at sara@412foodrescue.org to discuss. 

United Way of Southwestern PA – use code 12835179

Peer-to-Peer Funding

Leverage your networks to collectively impact hunger and food waste by raising funds for 412 Food Rescue. Host a virtual fundraiser on sites like Facebook or GoFundMe to take all of the work out of collecting donations. Promote your involvement with the organization or encourage donations from friends and family in lieu of gifts for a special day. These are all easy ways to increase support to a cause you are passionate about.