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

Since we launched our free service 7 years ago, ExtraFood.org has made a significant impact in Marin County, from Point Reyes Station to McNear's Beach to Novato to Marin City, and everywhere in between:

We are helping solve the problem of hunger in Marin by helping Marin's nonprofit food programs be more effective in our shared work to get more healthy food to more people who are struggling with hunger. We are addressing inequities and need by redistributing some of the highest-quality food in the world.

And, we are acting on the environmental aspect of our mission by reducing the massive impact of food waste on climate change:

In sum, ExtraFood is solving hunger differently:

Because if they have the food they need, children can learn, seniors can age in place with dignity, and adults can find jobs to lift themselves out of poverty.

We do all of this with a highly efficient organization: in 2019, 95% of our expenditures were devoted to program delivery. Every $100 invested in ExtraFood enables us to share $400 worth of Marin's high-quality food with people in need.

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2017 Award Recipient: Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence

Supported in part by:

Marin Community Foundation County of Marin The San Francisco Foundation