• Welcome to the LFR Newsletter Longmont Food Rescue’s mission is to redistribute nutritious food that retailers have deemed food ‘waste’ to feed hungry, homeless, and low-income populations directly. 2020 Year in Review Longmont Food Rescue had a record-breaking year! Thanks to our incredible network of volunteers, who logged 400+ hours helping feed our community, we: Rescued more than 38,000 lbs. of food in 2020, bringing our grand total to 96,000+ lbs. of food rescued since our founding
  • This Giving Tuesday, make an impact in your community In a year that presented unprecedented challenges, LFR not only sustained our existing programs, but expanded to serve new communities, with new distribution models to meet the growing need. This year we: Rescued more food than any previous year: 30,000+ lbs. and counting! Brought our No-Cost Grocery Program to two new low-income senior living communities Expanded our free community food distribution with double the Produce in the Parking Lot events
  • Welcome to the LFR Newsletter Longmont Food Rescue’s mission is to redistribute nutritious food that retailers have deemed food ‘waste’ to feed hungry, homeless, and low-income populations directly. Food Rescue Featured in the Longmont Leader LFR has received local recognition from the Longmont Leader, featuring our food distribution programs in four different articles this past year. July focused on drive-thru distribution models like our Produce in the Parking Lot events, while August addressed the increased need for hunger relief
  • “Open to all, the grant-funded grocery program is being offered in an effort to help respond to the ongoing increase in food insecurity as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.” Julie Baxter Oct 18, 2020 7:00 AM Youth Center and Longmont Food Rescue staff distribute groceries at Cloverbasin Village over the summer. (Photo courtesy of Longmont Children, Youth and Families) Local nonprofit organizations have teamed with Friends of Longmont Youth to feed local families impacted