Manresa is happy to be associated with Waste No Food and its mission. We are glad to help the program continue to grow.

Food Facts

California Food Waste

  • 100 billion pounds of food is wasted per year
  • 40% of all food is thrown away or plowed over in farms
  • 5 billion pounds of prepared food is wasted
  • The waste is from three categories: (1) farms, (2) restaurants and cafeterias, (3) grocery stores

California Hunger

  • Millions of people are hungry
  • Service organizations often want access to this food, but there are many possible barriers. These organizations sometimes
    • don't know where excess food is
    • don't have credentials to show their legitimacy
    • lack resources to get excess food