“NO FOOD GETS WASTED, NO ONE GOES HUNGRY.”
Food Rescue Yellowknife
Diverting and Distributing
Redistributing food since 2008.
Food Rescue Yellowknife is a non-profit organization that receives safe, nutritious and useable food from local grocers which would otherwise be discarded and distributes it to non-profit organizations, schools and daycares throughout the city.
Since 2008, our operation has saved and distributed over 1.6 million kgs of food for the people of Yellowknife. That food is valued at an average of $5.70 per kg for a total value of an estimated 8 million dollars. Learn more about our operation on our Resources page, or if you’re interested in volunteering please get in touch with us!
About Food Rescue Yellowknife
Who We Are
Learn more about Food Rescue Yellowknife, meet our Board of Directors, and learn about volunteers, sponsors, and our employees.
Since 2008 the numbers have piled up. Not just in terms of diverted food waste, but in everything from volunteers to people fed.
If you are interested in the Food Rescue model for your community, we encourage you to learn more on our resources page.
Food Rescue Yellowknife is regularly looking for volunteers and often part-time employees to help with the ongoing operations.
Yellowknife Food Rescue by the numbers.
149,732 kg of food recovered in 2022/23
142,883 kg of food redistributed in 2022/23
6,849 composted in 2022/23
180+ sponsors and donors in 2022/23 alone.
70+ volunteers helping 2 staff members
24 participating agencies.