Back to School Supplies for the 4th of July

Share My Meals will surprise over one hundred of our families with a July 4th special delivery. Through a generous donation from the Mercer Street Friends Food Bank, families will receive a mix of various office supplies and school supplies to use throughout the summer or save for back to school! Some items include pencils, […]

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Food Waste – Environmental Impacts on Unused Food

By Eric Kempson With cars, planes, and electricity taking up so much of our discussion on climate change, the various other aspects that harm our environment often go unnoticed – one of them is wasted food. 40% of food in the US goes to waste and could have otherwise been used to feed families. This […]

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Share My Meals Shout Out to Volunteers!!! Vol 4

Happy Un-official Summer!!! As we gradually come out of our homes and take off our masks (I know it can be scary), we will all start making summer plans. Share My Meals has a HUGE FAVOR TO ASK…please try to include volunteering with Share My Meals as part of your summer plans. We continue to […]

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Why We Started a GoFundMe Campaign?

You may have seen that we just launched a GoFundMe campaign. That’s because we need $ 30,000 to purchase 6,000 healthy prepared meals to cover the transitional but critical period before resuming our self-sustainable Waste Watcher Program in the fall when our food providers will reopen. As we don’t want to leave our recipient families without support […]

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How Confusing Food Date Labels Lead to Food Waste

By Melissa Lister There is a variety of puzzling food date labels on consumable items, such as:   Best if Used By.Sell By.Expires on.Use Before.Consume or freeze by.   These labels not only lead to confusion regarding the safety and quality of the food but also have a significant impact on food waste and our environment.   It […]

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