Food Rescue in Marin County:
We pick up excess fresh food from businesses and deliver it immediately to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable people.

We've delivered over 212,019 pounds of food to 52 nonprofits serving thousands and prevented over 17,100 pounds of methane from entering the atmosphere.

updated April 23, 2015

You can help. We make it easy!

In a Marin business 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. There’s no minimum commitment.

Volunteer

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

Receive Food

Community Spotlight

Sprouts Farmers Market

Their new San Rafael store joins over 200 Sprouts Farmers Markets in 12 states across the country, all with fresh, natural and organic food at great prices. Their motto: “It’s healthy living for less.” Check ‘em out! https://www.sprouts.com/stores/details/-/store-details/view/store/288

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Kamala

Kamala has been with us since November and has been a regular on an M.H. Bread & Butter food trip for quite some time. She tells us that she’s greeted with warmth and familiarity at MHB&B and Martinelli House and that’s what she enjoys most about doing a regular food trip. Recently she’s also been interviewing and filming some of our food donors and recipients for an upcoming ExtraFood video. We’re so glad she’s on the ExtraFood team!

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Maria B. Freitas Senior Community

Maria B. Freitas Senior Community in San Rafael provides Assisted Living to 65 seniors, enabling them to live as independently as possible while making personal care available as their care needs increase. They’re part of Mercy Housing​, one of the nation’s largest non-profit affordable housing organizations serving low-income families, seniors, individuals and people with special needs. Seniors are a top priority for ExtraFood, with between 9 and 12 thousand living under the self-sufficiency standard in our county.

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Supported in part by:

Marin Community Foundation County of Marin The San Francisco Foundation