Illinois Gleaning & Food Recovery Organizations

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Community Keepers

The 501(c)(3) nonprofit in Palatine, IN partners with restaurants, grocery stores, and other organizations collect and distribute food and services to those in need. The website includes information for volunteers, donors and others.

No physical address Gleaning Type: Urban, Food recovery, Distribution Organization Type: Nonprofit

Food Rescue US – Willowbrook

Food Rescue US is dedicated to eliminating hunger and food waste (keeping food out of landfills and reducing greenhouse gasses). We engage volunteers and food donors through our proprietary web-based app to directly transfer nutritious, excess food to social service agencies serving the food insecure. WILLOWBROOK Food Rescue US - Willowbrook 800-280-3298

No physical address Gleaning Type: Food recovery, Other support (software, management, etc.) Organization Type: Paid staff

Mindful Waste

A nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating food waste through education, prevention and recovery of wasted food to create sustainable composting systems. The created compost benefits home, school and community gardens.

Barrington, IL Gleaning Type: Urban, Food recovery Organization Type: Nonprofit

River of Light

River of Light LTD is a nonprofit organization dedicated to picking up and delivering donated items to needy individuals and various organizations. The majority of these items consist of various food stuffs, breads and pastry products, together with clothing and household items.

2301 Hawthorne Ave, Westchester, IL 60154 Gleaning Type: Distribution, Food recovery Organization Type: Nonprofit, Paid staff