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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Video – Partnering with The Blue Bears Special Meals

The Blue Bears Special Meals restaurant has been partnering with Share My Meals, cooking healthy meals every Monday for the food insecure people of Montgomery and Princeton.The partnership started in March and will end on May 31. At the end of the month, The Blue Bears will have cooked 1200 meals for Share My Meals.In […]

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Share My Meals Is Working to Make Everyday Earth Day

Over the last 15 months, Share My Meals has worked to support our planet by reducing food waste. We do this through a food recovery process that allows recovery and distribution of surplus meals from the cafeterias of local corporations, universities, hotels, and restaurants to food-insecure members of the local community.  The impact of food […]

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Video: Share My Meals & Governor Phil Murphy

On April 21, during the coronavirus briefing in Trenton Governor Phil Murphy spoke of Share My Meals. Watch the video Read the transcript “I also want to give a shout-out and a thank you to the Princeton-based nonprofit Share My Meals which is headed up by that woman, Isabelle Lambotte.  Share My Meals combats food […]

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