Waste Not and United Food Bank Announce a Formal Partnership to Increase Impact in the Valley

Mar 20, 2019


Welcome to the official announcement of the formal partnership between Waste Not and United Food Bank. As two prominent organizations in the Valley, they have joined forces to increase their impact in the community. This collaboration aims to tackle food waste and address the needs of individuals and families who are facing food insecurity.

About Waste Not

Waste Not is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to reducing food waste. They work tirelessly to rescue surplus food from various sources, such as grocery stores and restaurants, that would otherwise go to waste. Waste Not then redistributes this food to those in need, ensuring it reaches people who may not have regular access to nutritious meals.

About United Food Bank

United Food Bank is a respected food bank serving the Valley community. Their mission is to provide hunger relief to individuals and families in need. They collect and distribute donated food and other essential items to community organizations, shelters, and individuals, helping to alleviate hunger and promote well-being.

The Collaboration

The formal partnership between Waste Not and United Food Bank marks an exciting milestone in the fight against food waste and food insecurity. By pooling their resources, expertise, and networks, these organizations can amplify their impact and reach a wider audience.

Key Initiatives

Under this partnership, Waste Not and United Food Bank will work together on a variety of initiatives to combat food waste and hunger in the Valley. Some of the key initiatives include:

1. Food Rescue and Redistribution

Both organizations will enhance their efforts to rescue surplus food and ensure it is efficiently distributed to partner agencies and individuals in need. This will help reduce food waste while providing nourishment to vulnerable populations.

2. Collaborative Fundraising

Through joint fundraising campaigns and events, Waste Not and United Food Bank will raise funds to support their operations and expand their reach. By pooling resources and engaging the community, they can maximize their financial impact and make a greater difference for those struggling with food insecurity.

3. Community Outreach and Education

Together, Waste Not and United Food Bank will embark on community outreach and education initiatives to raise awareness about the impact of food waste and promote sustainable consumption. By educating individuals and businesses, they aim to prevent waste at its source and nurture a culture of food conservation.

Impact and Benefits

The collaboration between Waste Not and United Food Bank is set to bring about numerous positive changes in the Valley. By working together, they will:

  • Significantly reduce food waste at the source by rescuing surplus food
  • Increase the quantity and quality of food available to individuals and families facing food insecurity
  • Strengthen the overall food assistance network in the community
  • Enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of food distribution
  • Raise awareness about the importance of reducing food waste and addressing food insecurity


The formal partnership between Waste Not and United Food Bank is a significant step towards a more food-secure and waste-conscious Valley community. Together, they are leveraging their expertise, resources, and shared vision to create lasting change. Through collaborative efforts, they aim to alleviate hunger, combat food waste, and build a stronger, more resilient society for all.

Paul McCrory
Great partnership!
Oct 5, 2023