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Grantee - The Berkeley Food Network (BFN) - FY19-20

The Berkeley Food Network aims to provide an innovative, community-centered network of food sourcing and distribution to alleviate the problems of hunger and poor nutrition in Berkeley. Funds support BFN's Food Recovery Program that recovers food that would otherwise have gone into the waste stream from food retailers, distributers, and producers in Berkeley and nearby municipalities. The program ensures that the food is used in the highest and best use, primarily to feed people in Berkeley experiencing food insecurity.

Grantee - East Bay Food Justice Project, aka Food Not Bombs - FY19-20

Food Justice serves hot meals seven times a week to the public at fixed locations in Berkeley and Oakland, and deliver prepared food to homeless encampments.. Funds support the collection and distribution of produce and prepared food that would otherwise be wasted. Food will be transformed into healthy vegetarian meals to be served free of charge to the public.

Grantee - Replate - FY19-20

Replate's technology platform enables businesses to schedule on-demand pickups for their surplus food. Replate’s food rescuers bring donated food directly to those experiencing food insecurity in Bay Area communities. Funds used to improve platform and keep pace with current demands.

Grantee - Loved Twice - FY19-20

Loved Twice believes every newborn girl and boy deserves to have clothes for their first year of life—one of life’s basic necessities. clothing newborns in need with quality reused baby clothing for the first year of life. Grants funds assist Love Twice to collect gently-used baby clothes, sort these precious garments into boy and girl wardrobes-in-a-box, and distribute them exclusively through social workers in hospitals, shelters, and clinics.

Grantee - Ecology Center - FY19-20

The Ecology Center’s mission is to inspire and build a sustainable, healthy, and just future for the East Bay, California, and beyond. They transform the ideals of sustainability into everyday practice. Grant funds to promote and implement a Reusable Foodware Pilot to develop a replicable reusable cup pilot to further reduce single-use disposable food ware, and create a model for city-wide and regional adoption.


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