Category Archives: events

What We’re Up To: Spring 2017 Edition

People We’ve hired: Field of Greens Farmer Managers Theresa Strachila and Seth Terramane We’re hiring: an Auction Manager (a temporary position) We’re recruiting new members for the Board of Directors We’re looking for riders for the Ride for Food fundraiser … Continue reading

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Seeking supervolunteers: Beverage Captain, Food Wrangler, and Volunteer Coordinator!

Help us raise $70,000 for our Food Rescue and Distribution programs! We’re seeking helpers for 3 2 “supervolunteer” roles for our signature annual fundraiser, the Party Under the Harvest Moon. These roles are great for folks who want to learn about nonprofit fundraising … Continue reading

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Photos from Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls was a great success this year, raising over $15,000 for our Food Rescue work. Thanks so much to everyone who bought tickets, played the raffle, and volunteered. Extra big thanks once again to our wonderful host, Mudflat Pottery School, and our … Continue reading

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Empty Bowls: menu preview + radio spot

Hard to believe that our Empty Bowls benefit is only two days away! Tickets are still available…do you have yours? What’s on the menu? We have an amazing array of soups, including options for vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores, as well as dairy-free … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Didriks & Local Root

Click to hear from Jonathan Henke, Sasha Purpura, Marc McGovern, and other Food Rescue fans at our Didriks benefit kickoff! Wine glasses clink. Mushroom tartlets are snapped up and savored. Beautiful housewares are on display, and warm conversation fills the room. It’s a Thursday … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Chandra Cantor & Borealis Community Yoga

We’d like to give a shoutout to Chandra Cantor and the team over at Borealis Community Yoga who recently hosted a community yoga class to benefit Food For Free, raising over $1400 and helped spread awareness about food access, food insecurity, and food rescue … Continue reading

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Why I Ride (meet our Ride for Food team!)

With less than a month to go until The Ride For Food (coming up on September 20!), we’d like to you to meet just a few of our inspiring riders as they share why they ride: 10 miles: FIRST TIMER “I didn’t learn to ride … Continue reading

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Parking and bus info for Empty Bowls

St. Benedict Parish has offered up their parking lot for use of guests at the Empty Bowls event this Saturday. The lot itself is on Franklin St. which is one-way coming into Broadway, just past Prospect Hill Academy. The entrance … Continue reading

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What’s going on around here? (Fall 2014 edition)

We’ve been busy this summer and fall! What have we been up to? We: Added 20 new recipient agencies since January. We’re up to 107 agencies served!   Expanded service into high-need towns and neighborhoods. We are now serving several new cities and neighborhoods: Malden, … Continue reading

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Hurrah for this year’s Ride for Food team!

Hurrah for this year’s team of amazing bike riders, who helped us raise over $20,000 for Produce Rescue! Click below for some great pictures of our team:   Post by Food For Free.

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