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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.