We pick up excess fresh food from businesses and deliver it immediately to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable people.

We've delivered 183,653 pounds of food to 50 nonprofits serving thousands and saved 15,298 pounds of methane from entering the atmosphere.

updated March 02, 2015

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In a Marin business with fresh food to donate? We’ll pick it up! Just click, email, or call.

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Community Spotlight

MH Bread & Butter

MH Bread and Butter, an artisan bakery in San Anselmo, has been open for about 18 months and their reviews have been outstanding. People rave about their bread, sandwiches, breakfast items and salads, as do we. They serve breakfast and lunch and all of their food is absolutely top-notch. The restaurant is very family-friendly, light-filled and has some long wooden communal tables, which together give it a homey and welcoming atmosphere! Our recipients look forward to their tasty breads, muffins and croissants each week. http://mhbreadandbutter.com

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Hank

Hank’s a new volunteer who has jumped in right away, with lots of enthusiasm, taking on a variety of food trips, including a big delivery to San Geronimo Community Center. Hank likes variety in his choice of
food trips and has even fit in a couple of trips at the Sunday Civic Center Farmers Market. Hank also volunteers elsewhere in the community, so we’re thankful that he has chosen to share some of his time with ExtraFood!

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LIFT-Levantate

Our Recipient of the Week is LIFT-Levántate, whose mission is to promote healthy, equitable communities, especially those communities with limited resources. Their Community Health Hub in the Canal is one of the examples of their “whole health” model, where they provide healthy produce, physical activity classes, and health screenings to underserved residents. This week ExtraFood will be providing LIFT with donated food for their 10am-1pm March 7 event at McInnis Park that LIFT is presenting in collaboration with Marin County Parks, “Family Fun: Spring Wakeup.” http://www.marincountyparks.org/depts/pk/calendar#/?i=1

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Marin Community Foundation County of Marin The San Francisco Foundation