FON is an organized effort to connect venues & caterers with their local Food Rescue Operation (FRO) to donate surplus prepared food after events. We also educate event professionals about the Emerson Act and logistics regarding food donation.
How become a Feeding Our Neighbors approved Food Rescue Operation:
1. Have the ability to provide surplus prepared food pickups at the venue or caterer's kitchen, often with 24 hours notice or less.
2. Provide reliable, friendly and on-time pickups for no charge; and clear communication.
3. Agree to accept all Apparently Wholesome Food (as stated in the Emerson Act), be it fresh or surplus prepared food.
What you should know:
There are NO liability issues for the food donor or the Food Rescue.
Food donors are professionals in the Catering & Events industry.
Food donors will provide labeled, properly stored food.
Food Donor may ask you to sign a receipt for tax purposes.
Click here to sign up