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Welcome to the LFR Newsletter

Longmont Food Rescue‚Äôs mission is to redistribute nutritious food that retailers have deemed food ‚Äėwaste‚Äô to feed hungry, homeless, and low-income populations directly.

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We’re Recruiting New Board Members for 2023!

 

We’re inviting people with¬†a passion for food systems¬†and skills in¬†fundraising, the¬†Spanish¬†language, and/or¬†community engagement¬†with local businesses and marginalized populations to join our mission to create a more just and less wasteful food system.

Beyond any skills or experience, we want those who are excited to advance our food justice, waste reduction, and hunger relief efforts!

Learn more about serving on the Longmont Food Rescue Board and how to apply HERE! Applications are due by 5:00 PM on Saturday, February 11, 2023.

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A Look Back at LFR’s Impact in 2022

 

We left 2022 with some HUGE accomplishments:

  • Redistributed¬†74,579¬†lbs¬†of food¬†that would have otherwise gone to waste
  • Valued at¬†$372,895 in grocery savings¬†and providing¬†62,149 meals
  • Preventing¬†16¬†tons of CO2eq¬†from entering our atmosphere
  • Served approximately¬†1,400 individuals per month

Check out our 2022 Impact Report to see the full impact of our efforts. With¬† your help, we can’t wait to see what we’re able to achieve in 2023!

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New Year, New Website!

We are very excited to launch our¬†new Longmont Community Fridges website!¬†Visit the page to find your nearest fridge location¬†and ways you can participate in the growing “freedges” movement. We have opportunities to donate food, volunteer, donate a fridge, host a fridge,¬†and even design¬†a fridge!
If you have food or time you’d like to donate, please look over our¬†Community Guidelines listed on the website!¬†
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Call for Volunteers!

 

Looking for a way to make a meaningful difference in your community? Join our volunteer team and help us reduce hunger and food waste in Longmont. Please email¬†[email protected]¬†if you’re interested in a regular shift or would like to be added to a list of substitute volunteers.