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Feeding Charlotte

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Year Founded:
2020
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Mendy Godman
Main Address:
PO Box 221812
Charlotte, NC 28222

What We Do

Feeding Charlotte collects fresh, unserved, surplus meals from restaurants, caterers and institutions and delivers the meals to local nonprofits who feed the hungry in order to reduce food waste and ease hunger.

IMPACT OF COVID-19 - SPECIFIC NEEDS:

The COVID-19 pandemic has closed Feeding Charlotte's largest institutional food donors. As a result, we have expanded our mission to also support the broader restaurant industry. We have developed partnerships with struggling caterers and restaurants to directly distribute their food to those in need.

What Can You Do? Our greatest needs are " to go containers (shop on our Amazon list below)" and monetary donations. Our recipients who used to feeding the hungry and homeless at their churches are now only distributing meals to go.

Interesting Info

In 2020 Feeding Charlotte saved over 50,000 lbs of fresh food from being thrown away.
Through food rescue, Feeding Charlotte has served over 42,000 meals in the past year.
In 2021 Feeding Charlotte hopes to rescue 75,000 pounds of freshly prepared foods.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Food Rescuer
Repeats every day until Sat Jan 01 2022.
Friday, May 14th, 2021
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Governance Committee Members
Repeats every day until Sat Jan 01 2022.
Saturday, May 15th, 2021
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