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By rescuing excess fresh food from businesses, securing freshly-made meals, and immediately delivering the food to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable children, seniors, and families, we address the critical issues of hunger, wasted food & climate change.

Our Impact in Marin


Pounds of food
rescued and delivered

Transforming Marin's food system: from wasting food to donating it


People served per week

Serving vulnerable children, seniors and families


Nonprofit distribution partners served in Marin

Such as after-school programs, senior housing centers, and food pantries


Pounds of methane prevented from warming the planet

Preventing the equivalent of GHG emissions from 12 million miles driven


Hours donated by 750+ volunteers

Food recovery with the human touch

Together We Can End Hunger and
Food Waste in Marin

In a Marin business or school with fresh food to donate? We’ll pick it up, free!

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Your investment matters to Marin’s vulnerable children, seniors and families.

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

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


Community Spotlight


MarinHealth is one of ExtraFood’s most generous long-term partners. They joined our food donor program in our third week of operation in December 2013, and, starting in February 2014, they’ve been donating their excess food 365 days a year. We’ve…

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Catherine R.

Catherine has been a dedicated volunteer since joining ExtraFood in September 2017. She recently reached a milestone of completing 200 trips and recovering over 9000 pounds of food. Catherine tried several different food trips when she first started and quickly…

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Next Generation Scholars

Next Generation Scholars (NGS), based in San Rafael, believes that equal access to higher education for students from low-income families is the key to making positive changes within our community. Once a week, NGS hosts a “mini food bank” serving…

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