Solving Summer Hunger in Northern Virginia
July 21, 2022
Washington ABC7 — It’s summertime and a local non-profit has been working to make sure school- aged kids are being fed throughout the summer. Aaron Tolson, CEO of the Northern Virginia Food Rescue spoke about the great need for the program.
FOX 5 Zip Trip Woodbridge: Hometown Hero
June 10, 2022
Aaron Tolson, CEO of Northern Virginia Food Rescue, is recognized as our Hometown Hero during our FOX 5 Zip Trip to Woodbridge!
How to Fight Hunger and Climate Change
March 17, 2022
What if I told you there was a way to support #2 and #13 of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals? And that if you lived in and around the Commonwealth of Virginia, you could see this impact locally? Listen in to Aaron Tolson, CEO of Northern Virginia Food Rescue as he describes the history of this young organization that is using their Food Rescue Hero technology to rally a community of millions. All we have to do is eliminate food waste and as a byproduct, reduce methane gases which will preserve the atmosphere on our planet #WinWinWin
Food Resiliency and Accessibility with Northern Virginia Food Rescue’s Aaron Tolson
March 4, 2022
Your host, Greg Ballard talks with Aaron Tolson of Northern Virginia Food Rescue. Northern Virginia Food Rescue is leveraging experience partnering with 412 Food Rescue in Pittsburgh, PA, and successfully implementing the Prince William Food Rescue program to establish individual county Food Rescue Programs (FRPs) and redistribution operations to improve food resiliency and accessibility for the entire region.
Food rescue program combats hunger in Fairfax, Prince William
December 17, 2021
A non-profit – with help from many volunteers – is making sure that food is getting to those who need it.
Northern Virginia Food Rescue Creates App
November 23, 2021
The goals of preventing food waste and addressing hunger are spreading across multiple counties.
Northern Virginia Food Rescue Launches New Multi-County App
November 22, 2021
Northern Virginia Food Rescue (NOVA-FR) has been working with the Food Rescue Hero team in Pittsburgh to develop a brand new app that would allow for multi-county food rescue programs.
Northern Virginia Food Rescue Rapidly Expanded To Become Virginia’s Largest Food Rescue Organization
August 10, 2021
After launching a successful food rescue in Prince William County, Virginia, Aaron Tolson and his team are set to begin serving additional counties in Northern Virginia.
Virginia food rescue program saves more than 11 million pounds of food
February 20, 2021
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (ABC7) — Hundreds of families show up to the St. Thomas food pantry in Manassas on Saturdays as part of the Prince William Food Rescue program.
ACTS Use App to Rescue Good Food to Combat Hunger
October 27, 2020
The Dumfries, Virginia-based nonprofit launched its Prince William Food Rescue app in August of 2019. The program organizes deliveries – or “rescues – from donor locations throughout the county including grocery stores, restaurants, gas stations, and hospitals to several distribution locations that include churches, community centers, senior facilities, and schools.
Food Rescue Hero City Partners Respond to COVID-19
Our city partners found new ways to serve their communities during a difficult time, and welcomed new volunteers to the Food Rescue Hero app, a safe way to volunteer at a distance.
Nonprofit in Prince William County Introduces Food Delivery App
April 8, 2020
Prince William County’s “Food Rescue Hero” app lets volunteers deliver groceries to those in need from a safe distance.
‘Food rescue’ app helps make sure food in Prince William County gets to those who need it
April 5, 2020
Want to help your community while still social distancing? In Virginia’s Prince William County, there’s an app for that — Prince William Food Rescue.
200,000 pounds of food rescued by Prince William nonprofit
February 17, 2020
Prince William Food Rescue, a local initiative to mobilize volunteers to reduce food waste, has delivered more than 200,000 pounds of food — the equivalent of nearly 101,000 meals.
Prince William Food Rescue aims to keep fresh food out of landfill
August 19, 2019
Prince William County Food Rescue is a new effort underway in the region to pair caterers, restaurants, and grocery stores with food pantries to deliver more fresh produce and dairy items to those who need them most.