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Rescue 20x more food in Rhode Island Rescue 20x more food with transportation

MEANS Database, Inc.

Org #46012
Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2015
year founded
$7,287
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Too often grocery stores and restaurants find themselves throwing out food, when there is great need in nearby communities. MEANS Database modernizes food recovery in 48 states and the District of Columbia by connecting excess food to organizations and individuals who need it. Hunger lingers in the lives of the people it affects. In infants and toddlers, food insecurity is associated with failure to thrive, a devastating condition with consequences into adulthood (1). In early childhood, hunger is associated with diminished academic progress, more behavioral problems and unhealthy weight (2). By high school, it's linked with dropping out, and by early adulthood, with having children who... read more

Projects (2)

Rescue 20x more food in Rhode Island
United States / Hunger
 
Project Leaders
MEANS Database
MEANS Database
Sammie Paul
Sammie Paul
Team
Maria Rose Belding, Samantha D Paul, Zoey J Salsbury
Organization Information
4410 Massachusetts Ave NW
#397
Washington, DC 20016
United States
(202)449-1507

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3048289807
Organization Information
4410 Massachusetts Ave NW
#397
Washington, DC 20016
United States
(202)449-1507

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3048289807

Project Reports

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Nov 18, 2019
Transportation Program Progress Updates
Over the past several months, MEANS has been focusing its efforts on developing transportation programs in Rhode Island, Philadelphia, Orlando, and Baltimore. Our mission continues to be providing...
Nov 13, 2019
Rolling Forward in Rhode Island
MEANS is so excited to report that we have received enough funding from a corporate grant to kickoff our free transportation program in Rhode Island! In the past few weeks, MEANS team members have...
Jul 30, 2019
Expanding our Impacts
MEANS Database is proud to report that we have moved over 2 million pounds of food as of this year. Our success is made in part due to generous donors like you! In Philadelphia, we partner with Food...
 
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