Grants

Saving Grace Receives Conagra Nourish Our Community Grant

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue is one of 22 nonprofits in 11 states to receive a one-year Conagra Brands Foundation “Nourish Our Community” grant. The grants, which total $350,000, underscore Conagra’s involvement in Hunger Action Month – when people across the United States mobilize to take action on the issue of hunger – and will…

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Events

Drive-in Movie Night Fundraising Event Is Oct. 8

Join Saving Grace on Thursday, Oct. 8, for “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” at Falconwood Park in Bellevue. Tickets are $50 each and include movie snacks. The event, which allows attendees to be socially responsible while social distancing, also celebrates Saving Grace’s seventh birthday and features a raffle. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and the program begins…

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Autumn TaddickenNews

Saving Grace Adds Deputy Director

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue, Inc. welcomes Autumn Taddicken as deputy drector. Her 30 years of non-profit experience includes leadership roles with National Audubon Society and Omaha firm, Paul J. Strawhecker, Inc. In her career, Taddicken has managed large-scale projects and long-range planning processes, as well as guiding more than 20 non-profits on annual and…

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Impact

New Initiatives Address Food Insecurity in Omaha

July Newsletter: During these unprecedented times, Saving Grace has remained flexible to adjusting operations to provide food to those in need. “We are trying to stay open to this ever-changing environment and how we can be effective,” said Beth Ostdiek Smith, CEO and founder. In March and early April, Saving Grace rescued over 42,000 pounds of…

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Events

Register for Virtual Food for Thought

Join us virtually via Zoom for an engaging conversation on how Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue and Project Hope work together to feed the hungry in our community with excess perishable food that otherwise would go to waste. Food for Thought takes place Wednesday, May 20, from 4 to 5 p.m. during Omaha Gives! Participants…

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Impact

Making an Impact: One Meal at a Time

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue is making an impact in our community by connecting excess perishable food that would otherwise go to waste with organizations that feed the hungry. In 2019, our work led to 1,077,684 meals being fed to children, seniors, veterans and families. Take a look at other 2019 highlights included in our…

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