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CEO Interview Focuses on Food Rescue and Wasted Food

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue is helping raise awareness of wasted food beyond the Omaha area. In November, Beth Ostdiek Smith, CEO and founder, was a keynote presenter at the Sustainable Food Management Summit hosted by Wichita State University’s Environmental Finance Center. She later was interviewed for an article that was posted on Wichita State’s…

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Impact 2020: Saving Grace Targets Increased Need for Food

If there’s one word that describes our community’s response to food insecurity last year during the pandemic, it is “inspiring.” Saving Grace was privileged to be part of the many conversations and partnerships addressing the increased need for food during these challenging times. In 2020, our work led to 1,347,981 meals being fed to children,…

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We Love Our Supporters!

February is the month of love, and Saving Grace wants to share a little of it with those who support us. It’s heartwarming to see how much our community cares about their less fortunate neighbors. We are grateful for our financial donors, food donors, nonprofit partner agencies, collaborating partners, team members, volunteers, and other supporters…

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Give a Meaningful Gift during the Holidays

Looking for a Meaningful Gift this Holiday Season? Give a gift that will bring a smile to the face of the recipient – and to the faces of those who benefit from your generosity. Your gift to Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue in honor of a loved one will help us feed the less fortunate…

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Milestone: 5 Million Pounds of Food to Feed the Hungry

Five million pounds – that is the amount of food Saving Grace has rescued to feed the hungry in just over seven years. The nonprofit organization, which provides Omaha’s only perishable food rescue dedicated to feeding the hungry with nutritious surplus food that otherwise would go to waste, is celebrating this milestone as the holidays…

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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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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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