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April 2021 Newsletter

April 2021 Newsletter

April 2021 NewsletterUnspoken Impact Not just food. Inspiration. Cultivate rescued 1,037,240 pounds of food throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, delivered 240,081 meals, and had a 439% growth increase in distributed food from previous years. Despite all of these numbers,...

March 2021 Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter

Transform 2021 We know that last year was one of the toughest our communities have faced in a long time. The need to do more is present. As 2021 kicks off, Cultivate Food Rescue wanted to look inward. What motivates us and our communities to change? Where do we fit...

February 2021 Newsletter

February 2021 Newsletter

New Volunteer Software We are live with our new volunteer software! This will make it easier to keep track of our volunteer hours and for you to sign-in upon arrival at Cultivate. Download the Volunteer Local App to ease the sign-in process and view your profile and...

Where We are Headed (January 2021)

Where We are Headed (January 2021)

2020 was a year of growth at Cultivate Food Rescue. As challenging as the world is that we live in today, we have continually been able to provide food and hope to the most vulnerable in our community. As schools settle back into a new year, we will soon begin to...

Year End Newsletter (December 2020)

Year End Newsletter (December 2020)

Clean Your Plate! Or Donate to Cultivate  Did your mom ever tell you not to waste your food because there were starving children…somewhere else? But those kids were so far away, what good could your green beans possibly do them? Well, your mom was right that...

October 2020 Newsletter

October 2020 Newsletter

2020 has been a year of hardship, not to mention change for everyone. These hardships have been extreme, especially for those we serve together. Because of the incredible generosity of our financial donors and the help of our wonderful partners, food donors, and...

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #7

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #7

Expanding Our Reach to Serve More in Need Your gifts and support are serving thousands of meals each week to food-insecure children and their families, and with each passing week you are doing even more! This is our seventh rapid response update on what your donations...

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #6

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #6

Your Impact, Today Thanks to your support! Since February 1st, over 116,000 meals have been produced and distributed to those in need. Because of your support, thousands of families are being fed during these painful days. And that’s something you can be proud of....

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #5

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #5

Your Impact, Today Your gifts and support are making it possible for Cultivate to produce and distribute 16,000 meals per week. Make sure you follow us on Facebook to get more up-to-the-minute news, live videos, and see photos of the impact you’re making with us here...

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #4

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #4

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow – a global day of unity in giving as the world fights COVID-19. Together. Your gift today will join together with millions of others around the world to help communities overcome the losses and challenges of the Coronavirus. Give securely...

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #3

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #3

When Life Gives You Lemons… …Make Lemonade! Have you ever thought about how this common adage applies to food rescue? When you use this phrase, you’re probably talking about taking something not so great and making it into something good. But if you think about it,...

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #2

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #2

We’re back this week to share some more encouragement and hopefully bring a smile to your face as we take a look at all of the amazing ways our community has stepped in to help feed those in need. If you would have told us a month or two ago that we would be producing...

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #1

Rapid Response Weekly Update Issue #1

Each week we’re popping into your inbox to share some hope and encouragement during these uncertain and frightening days. Read on for some great stories of how your community is coming together to feed those in need during the COVID-19 crisis, and more information...

Cultivate Distribution Plan during COVID-19 Crisis

Cultivate Distribution Plan during COVID-19 Crisis

Recent school and business closures put even more pressure on families struggling with food-insecurity. Children are no longer being fed at school during the day, and their parents may be hourly workers whose industries are suffering.  These children need you now...

It Takes a Village to Feed a Child

It Takes a Village to Feed a Child

While school is in session, these children have access to breakfast and lunch during the week, but the weekends can be hard. On Monday mornings, many food-insecure kids start their day behind on nutrition and energy, which affects their ability to learn. In fact, when...

Taste of Hope – UPDATE

Taste of Hope – UPDATE

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the sold-out Taste of Hope event scheduled for May 7th has been postponed until August 27th.   Due to growing concerns around the spread of COVID-19, we want to provide an update on the Taste of Hope Fundraiser originally...