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Transfernation Tackles Food Waste and Hunger with a Local, On-Demand Twist

Tobi Elkin

Transfernation Tackles Food Waste and Hunger with a Local, On-Demand Twist

In New York City each week, up to 1,000 lbs. of food is rescued from lavish events, office functions, and charity fundraisers. Instead of being discarded, the extra food finds its way to soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and other service organizations through Transfernation, a New York City-based nonprofit that’s at the forefront of the food rescue movement.