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Rescue Food from your Local Dumpster!

A lot of people feel that there's not enough food to go around in this country but I've watched, witnessed and participated in something that says otherwise.  It's more about distribution of food than food produced.

Several months ago I watched the movie DIVE on Netflix.  The video clip below is a preview of the movie:




A friend of mine sent an email asking for help.  She volunteers in the community by bringing food from  a few of the local grocery stores or warehouse club to the local soup kitchen.  She was going to be out of the country for a few months and needed people to cover the days she would have normally been doing all the shuttling of the food from the store to the soup kitchen.  I volunteered along with several other people to pick up food a couple days a week as it worked out with the schedules of driving kids to camp, vacations etc....

It was one thing to see a movie about the food waste in this country but to see it in person blew me away!  Monday of this we…