Donate Your Excess Food!
Feed your community with the touch of a button!
Food businesses now have a simple and efficient way to donate their excess perishable food!
MealConnect pairs your food donation with a volunteer driver and a recipient agency at no cost to you.
Download the app or visit mealconnect.org/donate today!
Snap a photo & post excess food you have available.
Food will be picked up by a Waste Not volunteer driver.
Help feed those in need while preventing waste!
If you are a food business* with excess perishable food, you don’t need to throw it away!
We offer a simple solution for reducing your food waste while feeding those who are experiencing food insecurity. Our drivers value your food just as much as you do -- they are trained in food safety to ensure that the food you donate truly nourishes our community.
*Please note that we only accept food donations from organizations with licensed commercial kitchens, such as restaurants, grocery, caterers, and event venues.
FAST + EASY
Call us and we will set you up to use our MealConnect food donation app
Post donations and schedule pick-ups from your phone, tablet or computer
Have your donations quickly picked up and delivered to a local nonprofit
SAFE + RELIABLE
You are protected from liability when donating food (learn more: Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act) when you package & label according to Arizona state law
We are certified in safe food handling and follow industry standards just as you do
GOOD FOR BUSINESS + OUR COMMUNITY
Reduce waste costs while creating tax savings
Getting great food to people in need is a much better option than throwing it away
IN THE NEWS
“There’s no hunger at Good Shepherd because of Waste Not,” Davis said. “A lot of our people came from homelessness, and they are grateful to have sandwiches and other heat-and-eat foods.”
IN THE NEWS
"Most of the kids we are seeing now, during the pandemic, are children of frontline workers, including healthcare workers and grocery/food service employees."
“Waste Not’s donations of meals and snacks has helped us fill in food service gaps,” Campana said.
We know that needs and COVID-19 health guidelines are changing rapidly and we're all adapting together.
Please use Waste Not as a resource- we're here to support you!