Food Recovery in Marin County: We pick up excess fresh food from businesses & organizations and immediately deliver it to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable children, adults, and families.

We've delivered more than 941,928 pounds of food to 84 sites serving thousands and we've started 15 new food programs with our partners across Marin County.

updated February 20, 2017

You can help. We make it easy!

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

Donate Food

Choose food trips that are convenient for you. A simple way to make a big difference!

Volunteer

In a Marin nonprofit? You can get the food you need, when you need it. Free of charge.

Receive Food

Community Spotlight

Trader Joe’s - San Rafael

Trader Joe’s will be celebrating their 50th anniversary this year! The first Trader Joe’s opened its doors in Pasadena, CA in 1967 and quickly began crafting their brand as a wholesome store (with their team dressed in cool Hawaiian shirts), offering great value on all their products. They reached 400 stores 3 years ago and continue to add more each year. We just started picking up from their San Rafael store a couple Sundays ago and their staff has been great to work with!

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Janet and Chuck C.

The steady-as-ever team of Janet and her husband, Chuck, has been committed to the weekly Marinitas and Insalata’s food trips ever since joining ExtraFood three years ago. Together they have completed 207 trips and they remain two of our most long-standing, dedicated volunteers. We are honored that they continue to share their volunteer time with ExtraFood!

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Boys and Girls Club of Marin City

Boys & Girls Clubs of Marin and Petaluma serves over 5,300 youth, many of whom are underserved and at-risk. Their mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need it most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. They have multiple afterschool programs including one at the Bayside/Marin Luther King Jr. Academy in Marin City. The Club provides professional staff and volunteers to mentor youth with a formal guidance system, instilling in all of their members a sense of belonging, usefulness, influence and competence.

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Marin Community Foundation County of Marin The San Francisco Foundation