You are Invited To Change The World With Us
Did you know that food waste impacts hunger, climate change, and water shortages, contributing to landfill waste?
Your support of Food Finders and their food rescue operations means that you are choosing to find a solution to hunger and climate change!
With the help of hundreds of volunteers (who use our APP)
Food Finders coordinates the daily pick-up of surplus food
– keeping it out of the landfills – taking it directly
to our nonprofit partners for use or distribution
feeding families in our community.
In 2021, Food Finder’s operations:
Saved 7.2 billion gallons of water
Diverted 8.6 million pounds of C02 emissions
Provided 13.2 million meals in Southern California
Our mission is to eliminate hunger and food waste while
improving nutrition in food-insecure communities.
Join us to reduce food waste and eliminate hunger,
Food Finders is a nonprofit 501c3 food rescue organization with a mission to rescue food, reduce hunger, and improve nutrition in the communities we serve.
Tax ID# 33-0412749
Current Year To Date Impact
MILLION LBS. CO2e DIVERTED
MILLION MEALS DONATED
WATER GALLONS SAVED
OUR FOOD RESCUE PROGRAM IN ACTION
FOOD FINDERS TESTIMONIALS
We couldn’t make a difference without the help of dedicated volunteers, generous food donors, and caring partner agencies. Read what they have to say about working with Food Finders!
“We had a mother who just had a baby and needed food for her family immediately. She received a Food Finders box of food of non-perishables and was so relieved, sharing, “I hardly have any food left and they are hungry, thank you!”
Family Support NetworkRecipient Agency
``Barb and I really enjoyed our visit with you. We were impressed and inspired by learning about what Food Finders does and all the areas served. I wanted to help others but didn't know where to start. I'm glad we found Food Finders. You are an impressive organization helping to provide food to those who need it. We feel grateful to become a part of the Food Finders family.``
Hugo NavaretteSupporter of Food Finders
``We are grateful for our partnership with Food Finders. The consistent flow of donations keeps our food pantry stocked for weekly distribution.
Wendy - Lutheran Social ServicesProgram Director
``I have been a volunteer with Food Finders for 4+ years. The experience of meeting the food donors and agencies is humbling and rewarding. I am ever so amazed at how many millions of pounds of food are diverted from landfills and instead feed humans.``
Ryan KwongBoard Member
``To be able to donate food that would have gone to waste aligns with why we opened GROW- to feed our neighborhood. Food Finders enables GROW to reach further``
Kathy - GROW MarketCo-Owner
``Volunteering allows you to see first-hand how your efforts are helping those in the area. It's been a meaningful experience while volunteering and making connections with others who are also contributing their time to the program to end hunger in America.``
Food Finders In The News
We’re proud of the work we do, and love sharing these news articles and videos!