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Welcome

Up to one-fifth (1/5) of America’s food goes to waste each year, with an estimated one-hundred thirty (130lbs.) pounds of food per person ending up in landfills. Because landfills lack oxygen, food breaks down in a manner that releases methane – a greenhouse gas that traps twenty (20x) times more heat than carbon dioxide, thereby worsening global warming. keep reading →

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Volunteer Profiles

Our featured volunteer is longtime supporter Erika Meier I started volunteering in 2008 while finishing up my training as a Kundalini Yoga Instructor as Golden Bridge. It wasn't planned. I went with a fellow yogi after our morning meditation who showed me the ropes and told me she picked-up food at Bristol Farms and would hand it out to the homeless as we made our way back to Golden Bridge. It was suppose to go to a shelter but we handed it out on the streets instead. She would say "this is for you Erika, this is what you need to do." How ironic that by the next week she was no longer doikeep reading →

Our Mission

Our Mission

Waste Not Want Not helps reduce hunger, and decrease global warming, by providing Los Angeles area homeless

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Volunteer Program

Volunteer Program

Waste Not Want Not Now is a completely volunteer run program. All of our work is done by people who are working to make a difference – picking up food that is being thrown out by bakeries, grocery stores and restaurants and delivering it to shelters throughout the city of Los Angeles. To find out […]

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Strokes Benefit Concert – July 25th 2016

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Tristram Stuart: The global food waste scandal | Talk Video – TED.com

Tristram Stuart: The global food waste scandal | Talk Video | TED.com.  

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Volunteer Profiles

Our featured volunteer is longtime supporter Erika Meier I started volunteering in 2008 while finishing up my training as a Kundalini Yoga Instructor as Golden Bridge. It wasn’t planned. I went with a fellow yogi after our morning meditation who showed me the ropes and told me she picked-up food at Bristol Farms and would […]

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