Who do you accept food donations from?
Anybody can donate food! You don’t have to be connected to our group or another organization, individual and community donations are always welcome. Always come to the fridge with masks and gloves to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
What types of food donations do you accept for the fridges?
We accept the following: fresh produce (packaged), bottled water, non-perishable items for the pantries, drinks (Gatorade, juices, etc.), milk (dairy & non-dairy, frozen meats, eggs, and bread. Please do not donate alcoholic beverages (beer, liquor, wine, etc).
Will you accept any non-food donations for the fridges?
Of course! We also accept non-food donations such as: hand sanitizer, PPE (masks, gloves, etc.), baby products, cleaning products, hygiene products, and household toiletries.
I know a business who has food to donate. How do I get them involved?
We are looking for businesses such as grocery stores, cafes, restaurants, bodegas, and market stands to donate any unused food on a regular basis. If you have a personal connection with a business who is willing to donate or you are a business owner, you can contact us to set up a regular donation schedule for the community fridge closest to you.
I have a car/van/truck. How do I help out with transportation?
We are always looking for volunteers. Please contact us via the contact page for more info on how you can lend your services and time to our cause.