is a 501(c)3 non-profit in Denver, Colorado. Our mission is to produce health equity with Denver neighborhoods.
We serve Denver’s hardest to access food insecure communities!
DFR No Cost Grocery Program locations.
What we do
Every day, an alarming amount of edible food is wasted in the U.S (an estimated 30-50%!). At the same time there is a significant population that lack access to fresh fruits and vegetables that are often not available in traditional food bank models . Additionally there are populations that have difficulty accessing food pantries due to location, stigma, and other barriers. Denver Food Rescue (DFR) uses the sustainable method of bicycle power and an amazing volunteer crew to save good produce from grocery stores, farmers markets, and distributors that would otherwise be thrown away. We then redistribute it to directly to organizations that work with food insecure communities. Better yet, the programs are managed by the communities and residents themselves!
Check out the video below to learn more!