Help us get our trucks on the road again!

Help us get our trucks on the road again!

The scorching temperatures of Arizona can make life pretty unbearable for the people living in this urban desert. We work through the heat as our drivers are on the road, six days a week, delivering hope and sustenance to our recipient agencies who depend on us daily. But, we’ve run

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Nonprofit PRO’s Unsung Hero 2017

Nonprofit PRO’s Unsung Hero 2017

Each year, nonprofit professionals are asked to send in nominations for who they think are the best of the best in the following categories: Nonprofit Professional of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Executive of the Year, Board Member of the Year, Fundraiser of the Year, Marketer of the Year, Technology Professional

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School’s Out…Now What?

School’s Out…Now What?

School’s out for the summer and the kids are excited…well, most of them anyway.
For the 22 million children who depend on schools for free or reduced-priced meals, summer vacation may not be something to look forward to and one thing is missing –  a steady source of food and nutrition.

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How does food waste impact our environment?

How does food waste impact our environment?

What’s the deal with food waste?

 
As we celebrate Earth Day, the attention in the food industry turns to food waste. 40 percent of food that is produced never makes it to a plate. With agriculture accounting for 70 percent of the water used throughout the world, food

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What is Food Insecurity?

What is Food Insecurity?

The Definition:
The USDA defines food insecurity as a state in which “consistent access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other resources at times during the year.” Other terms for food insecurity are “struggling to avoid hunger,” “hungry, or at risk of hunger,” and “hungry,

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4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

WASTE NOT EARNS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR
PHOENIX – April 3, 2017 – Waste NOT’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  This is the second consecutive year that Waste NOT has earned this top distinction 
Since 2002,

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Celebrating 30 years of Service with azfamily.com

Celebrating 30 years of Service with azfamily.com

Catch the recording of our live segment with Dee Mitten and Jaime Cerreta: http://www.azfamily.com/clip/13200879/celebrating-30-years-of-serving-the-valley
Waste Not, Inc has been feeding the Valley’s hungry by rescuing excess perishable food and delivering it the same day to 100 nonprofit recipients including daycare centers, schools, and senior centers in need for 30 years. The

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Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery on Sonoran Living!

Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery on Sonoran Living!

See one our food donors – Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery on Sonoran Living! – http://www.abc15.com/lifestyle/sonoran-living/sl-sponsors/smallcakes-cupcakery-creamery-can-help-you-cool-off-with-ice-cream
Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery opened its doors in Scottsdale and Valley residents are in love with the gourmet cupcakes and dreamy ice cream.  Offering thirteen signature flavors of cupcakes everyday with featured specials from over 200

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Thank you to our Sponsors!

Without these event sponsors, our birthday party wouldn’t happen! Thank you to these companies and foundations that believe in our mission and work to make this community a better place for us all. We can’t wait to see you all at our birthday party, RSVP at https://wastenotaz.org/wpevents/30th-birthday-celebrationsd/!

     

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Atlasta Catering is cooking up something good for the party!

Atlasta Catering is cooking up something good for the party!

 
Within the last year, the words on everyone’s lips have been “food waste” and “sustainability”.  As one of the oldest perishable food rescue programs in the country, Waste Not was ahead of its time.  For 30 years, Waste Not has been rescuing excess perishable food from those who do

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