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Operation Food Share

The program called OPERATION FOOD SHARE is a current day version of a program by the same name that was started in Dayton, Ohio back in the early 1990s and ran for over six years. The concept involves retrieving fully cooked restaurant food that has been properly prepared and handled and then stored in a frozen state until picked up and redistributed as part of the food distribution chain. This program aids those who are experiencing food shortages or food insecurity in our local community. Some food is also shared among various local organizations to supplement their primary sources. The idea behind Operation Food Share was ahead of its time in the 90′s and is still a vital resource.

Starbucks, Chipotle, Pizza Hut, Long Horn Steakhouse, Panera and KFC restaurants currently provide the vast majority of food resources for the program. Additionally we receive food excesses from Northridge Schools during the school year. It is a wonderful way to minimize food waste while meeting needs in the community!