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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Gleaning is Gorges!

Farmers and Food Rescuers working together – everyone wins! Contact us to get involved!


Help dismantle racism in our food system!

Please join FDN as we embark on the FSNE 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge together! As an organization, we are committed to understanding and undoing racism in our food system.


Recent News

Food Distribution Partner Spotlight: Healthy Tuesdays

Groton library’s Healthy Tuesday provides FDN’s donated food and books to its patrons By Brigid Higgins, July 2022 Every Tuesday at noon, the back room of the Groton Public Library becomes, in the words of one of its volunteers, “a little grocery store.” Food donated through Friendship Donations Network, local farms, and other organizations is […]