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Fighting Waste. Feeding People.
Fighting Waste. Feeding People.

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FRN featured on BTN LiveBIG!

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We're hiring! Join the FRN National team for a year-long fellowship to fight hunger and food waste on campuses and in communities across the country! Find out more and apply by May 15 here.

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Today we reached a HUGE milestone in Food Recovery Network history: over the weekend, we recovered our 300,000th pound of food! Since 2011, FRN chapters have recovered 301,416 pounds of food--over 241,100 meals! Find out how you can support our work and help us recover ALL the food here: http://bit.ly/supportFRN
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Ever wonder what the +Upworthy headline would be if they featured FRN? Well...you don't have to guess anymore: 

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“Kids on campus are lucky with their meal plans and not wondering where their next meal is coming from, but that’s not true for the larger #Rochester community.”--Sara R., founder of FRN at University of Rochester

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“When people think of starvation, a lot of times they think just of Third World countries,” said Lindy Nelson, founder of FRN at +Texas A&M University. “People don’t think to go to a mission trip somewhere in the United States. They think, ‘There are homeless people in downtown Denver?’ But there are.” 

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“The...food has been a blessing in relieving the burden of preparing the entrees every day,” Kane said. “Along with feeding our residents, we have been able to feed more people off of the streets...being able to say yes to hungry people who aren’t on our program has been a positive change for this community.”

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Check out this +NationSwell feature about FRN...it made it to the +PEOPLE Facebook page! Can you help us spread the word and make more FRNds? 

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It's been a snowy week at +Grinnell College but that hasn't stopped our FRN chapter from recovering over 300 pounds of food!
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Another great story on what Millennial leaders are doing and the positive impact unfolding. In this story by +Molly Page, she highlights the leadership happening as part of the +Food Recovery Network

#inspirational   #leadership   #millennials  
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