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Bridging the gap
Between abundance and need...
Lovin’ Spoonfuls is dedicated to facilitating the rescue and distribution of healthy, fresh food that would otherwise be discarded throughout Greater Boston, MetroWest, Worcester County, and Hampden County. Breaking new ground in the food rescue movement, we connect community resources by linking excess food from grocery stores, produce wholesalers, and farms to local meal programs and social service entities serving people facing food insecurity.
We’re doing it
More than three-quarters of surplus food comes from perishable items. We are the bridge between abundance and need, providing fresh, healthy food to our neighbors who need it most, the day we rescue it.
80,000 LBS WEEKLY
Grocery stores, produce wholesalers, farms, farmers' markets
Same day delivery
Refrigerated delivery vehicles, professionally trained drivers, mobile inventory tracking system
55,000 PEOPLE WEEKLY
Pantries, meal programs, shelters, crisis and recovery centers, after school programs, veterans-serving programs, senior centers, and more
News & updates
Food insecurity rivals peak-pandemic levels
While Covid-19 may no longer be considered a public health emergency, not everyone has recovered from the pandemic according to anti-hunger advocates and service providers. “Far from it,” said Sean Ahern, Senior Director of Operations at Lovin’ Spoonfuls. He points to just one of the regions where Spoonfuls operates – in MetroWest – but says […]Read More
We’re Lovin’: Catholic Charities of Worcester County
Lovin’ Spoonfuls is the largest food recovery organization in New England. That’s in terms of geography, pounds rescued, and people served. Our partnerships with food retailers and community organizations across Massachusetts are key, enabling us to recover and distribute more than 4 million pounds of food to people who need it (and that’s this year […]Read More