Food Recovery Network

Feed People, Not Landfills

About Us

Our mission is to help reduce the University of Rochester’s food waste, while simultaneously minimizing food insecurity in Rochester.

Rochester Food Insecurity Statistics

  • 135,000 Rochester residents are at risk for hunger.
  • Rochester has the second highest food insecurity rate in the state of New York.
  • 70% OF Rochester children are at risk for hunger

Our Statistics

  • We donate 250 meals every week.
  • We currently collect food from Pete's, Grab & Go, and Connections every Friday
  • We collect and donate around 1,250 pounds of food per semester.
  • We are 1 of the 230 chapters that the Food Recovery Network has in the U.S.

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Members Benefits

Our members will be a part of a collaborative and supportive team of individuals and get to engage with the community surrounding the U of R.  Members also have the opportunity to travel with FRN to sustainability conferences off campus, as well as help organize events to raise awareness of food waste at the U of R.

Events & Activities

We currently have donation runs once a week.  Check out our calendar for other events!

Connnections

Join us to get connected with other waste-conscious U of R students.

Education

Learn more about food insecurity in the Rochester community and in the surrounding area.

Our Team

Sydney Kirsch
President
Daniel Koval
Vice-President
Julianne Foster
Advisor
Elijah Spahn
Business Manager
Mary Beth Spinelli
Advocate

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