Tag Archives: Harvard University

Meet our new program: Family Meals!

Antoine Boucicaut at our Allston motel Family Meals distribution site “What do you like? Hamburger? Chicken and potato? It [will] make you smart and strong.” In the hallway of an Allston hotel where homeless families are being sheltered, Antoine Boucicaut … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Whole Foods

We’ve got 4 fun facts to share about our food donation partner, Whole Foods Market. Ready? Go! 4. Supporters since Day One: Ever since there has been a Whole Foods at Prospect Street, River Street, Fresh Pond, and Beacon Street, … 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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December news roundup: Food For Free rides the airwaves!

Did you hear us over the airwaves this holiday season? In case you missed it, here’s a great WBUR spot about the food we rescued from Harvard University just after the students went home for winter break: And here’s a spot … Continue reading

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What’s going on around here? (Spring 2015 edition)

New food donor! We now collect fresh, healthy prepared foods from MIT’s Masseeh Dining Hall every week. 6 new food recipient programs! We now provide food for: the K-Lo Market, a new school-based pantry we co-founded in Cambridge the food pantry and the Senior … 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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Meet Food For Free’s newest food rescue program: prepared foods, here we come!

Who knew the term “Commercial Organics Waste Ban” could be so exciting? Well…it is! Why, you ask? Well, on October 1st, 2014, Massachusetts implemented the most progressive commercial organics waste ban in the nation. 1 ton of food waste per week? … Continue reading

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