Food Recovery in Marin County: By rescuing excess fresh food from businesses and immediately delivering it to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable children, adults, and families, we address the critical issues of hunger, wasted food, and global warming.

We've delivered 2,707,544 pounds of food to 121 sites in Marin, keeping 222,586 pounds of methane from warming our planet & reaching 8,000 people every month.

updated March 06, 2019

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Community Spotlight

Creekside Pizza & Taproom

Located in downtown San Anselmo, Creekside Pizza & Taproom is a community hub and welcome blend of local hospitality, award winning craft pizzas, Marin’s best selection of craft beers on tap, outstanding wines, and their incredible staff’s commitment to serve the community 365 days a year. A partner in our Community Meals program, Creekside prepares extra pizzas especially for ExtraFood to pick up and deliver to the Marin City Senior Center every month for their senior luncheons. Yum! We are truly proud to partner with Creekside to bring delicious food to support our local seniors in need.

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Morgan H.

He’s not one to seek the spotlight (so you won’t see his picture here), but Morgan has celebrity-like status at ExtraFood. He’s one of our original Food Recovery Heroes, a group of long-time, dedicated members of our phenomenal volunteer team that have volunteered for us for at least 3 years and have demonstrated extraordinary dependability, commitment, and passion for our mission to end hunger and wasted food in Marin. Steady as a rock, Morgan has “owned” a weekly food trip from Marin General Hospital to Homeward Bound’s New Beginning Center since the day he started volunteering with ExtraFood 5 years ago. How grateful we are for Morgan’s reliability, dedication, and passion for serving our community in need!

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Next Generation Scholars

Believing that equal access to higher education is the key to making positive change within our community, Next Generation Scholars offers a college preparatory curriculum, psychological services, leadership training, and supportive social services to underserved students. For the past 5 years, ExtraFood has been proudly supporting their dedicated scholars with food donations from generous donors throughout Marin County. It is truly a pleasure to work with Director of Family and Community Engagement, Marcia Mata, and the rest of the Next Generation staff to provide their amazing students with the sustenance they need to reach their education goals.

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