5 million tons of food will be wasted between Thanskgiving and New Year’s Eve in the United States. That’s enough to fill a 100 story building 14 times.
Want to help lower that number? There’s many online tips on how to reduce your waste this holiday season. Interested in getting out in your community this Thanskgiving to help those who need it most? Here’s a few upcoming opportunities:
-Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Event
When: Thursdsay, Nov. 28 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: 1375 Fairfax Ave., San Francisco
-Help the Hungry at the Turkey Day 5K!
When: Thursdsay, Nov. 28 from 6:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Terry Francois Blvd & 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA94107
– Serve Holiday Meals to Families & Seniors in the Tenderloin
When: through December 19, 2013
Where: 201 Eddy St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
– The Urban Farmers Community Harvest
When: Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Lafayette, CA
Want more ideas this holiday season? Check out Volunteer Match for opportunities near you.