Washington Hospital System's mission is to meet the health care needs of their District residents through medical services, education, and research. Funds will be used for a plate heating and holding system for meals served to patients, which keeps food hot during transport and delivery to avoid the common wasting of cold food by patients.
One Nation Dream Makers mission is to help veterans and others in the community to restore hope and get their lives back on track and to become positive forces in their communities. Funds will support expansion of the food recovery and distribution program, increasing the number of food donations and growing distribution beyond the current Dublin and Hayward sites.
Daily Bowl's mission is to recover surplus food that would otherwise go to waste and rapidly redistribute to local food pantries and agencies catering to our less fortunate and hungry community members. Funds will be used to glean produce and prepared food from commercial establishments, grocery stores, and eating establishments and distribute to local non-profit food pantries and places of worship.
Tri-City Health Center's (TCHC) mission is to deliver excellent health services in a caring, nurturing, and respectful atmosphere while improving the quality of life for every patient. Grantee will purchase a new refrigerator, reusable coolers, and reusable plastic bins to reduce the use of disposable transport packaging and also support the safe and efficient collection of surplus edible food for their Food Farmacy program.
Bay Area Community Health's mission is to work with community churches, neighbors, and volunteers to end hunger. Grantee will purchase reusable pallets and thermal blankets to reduce their waste footprint while also increasing safety and efficiency in food storage and distribution.
Commex Corporation provides food grade plastic film for packaging. Grant funds will be used to replace single-use wooden pallets with 138 reusable pallets to transport shipments of film plastic to Emerald Packaging in Union City. The reusable pallets will prevent the purchase, use, and disposal of approximately 16.5 tons of wooden pallets annually.
Church in Hayward serving neighboring communities. Educating parish committees who serve food on site about food waste prevention tools. Funds to support food and reusables for daily meals for homeless people at the Church.
Daily Bowl's mission is to recover blemished and excess produce destined for waste and rapidly redistribute to local agencies catering to our less fortunate and hungry community members. Funds will be used to glean produce and prepared food from commercial establishments, grocery stores, and eating establishments and distribute to local non-profit food pantries.
Grantee will purchase reusable totes, reusable pallet wraps, reusable pallet bands or belts, freezer and installation, thermal blankets, and scale to recover surplus food to feed people experiencing food insecurity while reducing the use of disposable transport packaging.
Emerald Packaging has been manufacturing and distributing flexible packaging throughout California and North America for over 50 years. They are replacing the high-density non-recyclable paper cores with 240 reusable plastic cores for transporting film packaging (1 reusable core replaces 20 fiber cores).