Judy with Saving Grace driversImpact

Retiring Field Director Reflects on Her Career

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue has experienced phenomenal growth during its nearly 10-year history, and Judy Rydberg, director of field and logistics, has been instrumental in this success. After nine-and-a-half years in her position, Rydberg is retiring at the end of the year. Rydberg said she is honored to have played a part in Saving…


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…


FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

On May 3rd, Saving Grace CEO and Founder Beth Ostdiek Smith attended a ceremony at FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC to accept Saving Grace’s 2018 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award! Saving Grace was one of 57 national organizations honored by the FBI. The awards were formally created in 1990 to honor the work of community…


Award Recognizes Saving Grace for Excellence in Innovation

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue was one of 21 organizations recognized at this year’s Greater Omaha Chamber Business Excellence Awards reception Tuesday. “We were aiming to recognize critical components of business success and show the positive impact area businesses have on our community,” said Greater Omaha Chamber President and CEO David G. Brown. Saving Grace…