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  1. Diverting excess food to hungry people KiranSridhar

  2. The Big Picture Strong Communities Prosperous Future Trends Upwardly Mobile Future Strong Kids

  3. Current Picture Financial Crisis Less Optimistic Future Fewer Jobs Less Resources to Charities More Hungry Families More Hungry Kids Less engaged in School

  4. Food Security is a Human Right • “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and his family, including food.” –United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 25 (1948)

  5. Hunger is a Real Problem • 11 Million Hungry People • 20% of Children Live in Food Insecure Households

  6. Root Cause of Hunger California Food Food Production Root Cause is not Food Production.It is Food Distribution!

  7. A Solution A non-profit, 501c3, web-based marketplace connects the donor to those in need

  8. Results to Date • 9 Restaurants signed-up • 1 Farm in the program • Over 4,000 hungry stomachs fed • Excess food not in landfills contributing to global warming • Los Gatos High School and Lick-Wilmerding High School community service projects • Two new corporate clients

  9. Los Gatos High School Fundraise

  10. How You Can Help “Life’s most persistent question is: ‘What are you doing for others’”-Martin Luther King Join the movement to eradicate hunger in CA • Donate Time • Web Design & Software Development • Sign-up Farms, Restaurants, Supermarkets, Cafeterias • Design promotional material • Donate Money • Donate Food

  11. To learn more www.wastenofood.org Thanks for listening! @wasteofood Waste No Food