Education

What Do Food Date Labels Really Mean?

Do food label terms such as “best by,” “sell by,” “best if used by” and “use by” confuse you? If so,  you’re not alone. “Most people really don’t know what those dates mean,” says Anna Curry, registered dietitian and director of culinary and nutrition programming at Whispering Roots. “There’s a lot of misinformation.” This confusion…

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Events

Earth Day Challenge: Submit Photos of Food Donors

Earth Day Omaha and Sarpy County Earth Day have moved to primarily a virtual format for 2021, and Saving Grace is a participant in the Nebraska Earth Day Passport. From April 15 through May 15, participants are being challenged to submit photos featuring one of Saving Grace’s food donors. Photos must be submitted to receive…

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Ways to Support Saving Grace during Do Good Week

While 2020 was the final year for Omaha Gives, Saving Grace is excited about a new opportunity through Share Omaha for our community to learn how we feed hungry bellies, rather than landfills, with excess perishable food. Support Saving Grace during Share Omaha’s Do Good Week April 19 to 24 and multiply the impact of…

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Experience Shines Light on Hunger, Homelessness

Participants in the Omaha Hunger Experience gathered around their own dinner tables to learn about hunger and homelessness in Omaha. The second annual Omaha Hunger Experience was presented one week before Thanksgiving by Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue and the Stephen Center as part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The virtual event included dinner,…

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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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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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