AMPLEHARVEST ORG via Crowdrise
October 19, 2012
The AmpleHarvest.org Campaign, founded by CNN Hero Gary Oppenheimer, is a nationwide effort that uses the Internet to diminish hunger, improve nutrition and help the environment in America by educating, encouraging and empowering millions of backyard gardeners to easily find a local food pantry eager for their excess garden bounty.
Currently there are 5,500 food pantries/banks across all 50 states registered on AmpleHarvest.org, and more are signing up every day.
AmpleHarvest.org has received support and backing from Google Inc., the White House and the USDA, the National Council of Churches, the National Gardening Association, Feeding America and its member food banks, Garden Writers of America as well as numerous faith organizations. It is available to food pantries and gardeners at no charge.
AmpleHarvest.org envisions an America where millions of gardeners eliminate malnutrition and hunger in their own community.
AmpleHarvest.org diminishes hunger in America by educating, encouraging and enabling gardeners to donate their excess harvest to the needy in their community instead of allowing it to rot in the garden. There are no costs to the food pantries or the gardeners for use of AmpleHarvest.org.
No Food Left Behind
Your contribution to AmpleHarvest.org helps millions of growers nationwide find more food pantries in their community so they can help their neighbors in need.