Friendship Donations Network rescues fresh, nutritious food that would otherwise be thrown away from stores and farms and redistributes it to neighbors in need. We provide food donations to hunger relief programs that serve more than 2,000 people a week, and divert over 1,000 lbs. of good food from local landfill every day. A model of efficiency, we are almost entirely volunteer-run.

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Our Impact

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Neighborhood Food Hubs

Generous gardeners have donated 15,000 pounds of produce through FDN's Neighborhood Food Hubs since 2013! Thank you to everyone who made this project possible.


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