What A Waste™

What a Waste is NFESH’s innovative, anti-hunger initiative for community-based nutrition programs that reduces food waste, increases program efficiency and helps the environment while providing new sources of healthful foods to those in need.

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NFESH’s Success in DC to be Replicated Around the Country

Thanks to a generous grant from the Walmart Foundation, the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) will expand and replicate the successful What A Waste™ project that has been piloted in the nation’s capital with the D.C. Office on Aging (DCOA). This innovative, anti-hunger, anti-waste initiative is NFESH’s solution to the dual problems of senior hunger and food waste.
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At NFESH, we seek solutions to prevent and end senior hunger by breaking what we call “the lifecycle of hunger,” one community at a time.  Our cross-sector approach engages local and national partners on a journey of discovery to translate and transform expertise, insight and ideas into sustainable ways we can quash hunger. We are seeking partners who are looking for the opportunity to provide new and innovative solutions to affect real societal change.  Ready to roll up your sleeves and join this grassroots movement? Call 571-312-2675 to learn how you can become a CUASH® (Communities Against Senior Hunger) Community.


When you give to NFESH you are making an investment in preventing and ending senior hunger community by community. Join us in breaking the lifecycle of senior hunger today.

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