Media Coverage


KidGlov Agency for Change Podcast:  Changemaker Beth Ostdiek Smith (April 25)

KETV: ‘Do you want to feed people ordo you want to fill landfills?’: How schools and businesses can prevent food waste. (April 22)

KETV: ‘Really smart about our routes’: Saving Grace battles inflation through food deliveries (Feb. 11)


KETV: Nonprofit Aims to Help Feed People in Need, Giving Tuesday interview (Nov. 30)

KIOS: Saving Grace Perishable Rescue CEO on How People Are Now Nourished with What Used to be Wasted

Big O Money Show with Bill Altman: July 4 Interview with Beth Ostdiek Smith.

KMTV: Local organization making sure those in need get fresh food donations

KETV: ‘We want to be there to serve’: North Omaha church, partners give away hundreds of food baskets (includes interview with Saving Grace)

Wichita State University blog: What Is Food Rescue?


KETV Chronicle (second interview): Helping Those in Need

KETV: In “The Hunger Experience,” guests get gourmet meal or brown bag lunch

KETV: Saving Grace Sees Influx of Donations from Restaurants, Caterers, Schools Amid COVID-19 Changes

Strictly Business: Stephen Center and Saving Grace Food Rescue Host Omaha Hunger Experience


KETV: Project CommUNITY: Hunger in the Heartland

KETV: In ‘The Hunger Experience,” Guests Get Gourmet Meal or Brown Bag Lunch Given to Homeless

Bellevue Leader: Saving Grace Feeding the Hungry with Donations from Local Businesses

Omaha World-Herald: Dante Is Raising Money for Saving Grace Food Rescue

FBI Website: Director’s Community Leadership Award news release

The Reader: Power to the People


Cindy May Blog: Inspiring Women on a Mission

WOWT: Knicely Done: Feeding Bellies Instead of Landfills


Omaha World-Herald: Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue shows our community’s heart


Edge Magazine: Saving Grace: A whole new way to help Omaha’s hungry

KMTV: Food rescue saves perishable meals


Omaha World-Herald: Nonprofit redirects food destined for landfill into hands of those who need it.

Event Coverage

The Great Food Makeover

Media Coverage

KETV-7, Alex Alecci’s article, Saving Grace collects left-overs for Turner Park event Saturday. Watch the Oct. 7 news segment.

KETV-7, Julie Cornell’s article, Non-profit works to distribute food that would otherwise go to waste. Watch the news segment.

Omaha World-Herald, Tess Williams’ article, Imperfect produce will be key ingredient at fundraiser to raise awareness of food waste. Read the article.

Feeding the 5000

Media Coverage

Feedback, Tristram’s message for Feeding the 5000 Omaha. View the video.

Strictly Business, Feeding the 5000 Event Targets Food Waste. Read the article. 

Nebraska City Press, Collecting apples to feed 5,000. Read the article.

Press Release

Free Lunch for 5000 – International Event in Omaha Highlights Food Waste

Omaha will become the third U.S. city to join the global campaign to shine a light on food waste with a Feeding the 5000 event. Five thousand lunches made entirely out of fresh food that would otherwise be wasted will be served free to the public on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from noon to 4 p.m. at Lewis & Clark Landing, 345 Riverfront Dr. Read the September 2015 News Release.