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Public fridge to leave food(left-overs) to homeless

How can we use all restaurant´s leftover food to help more people?

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/restaurant-makes-street-fridge-for-leftovers-to-feed-needy_us_56facba3e4b0a372181b2981

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Hi Tatiana Teixeira 

 I'm very glad to see you post here!

We are working with community fridges since 2014. We installed a first one here in Davis-CA and a second one in Washington-DC in the beginning of this year (https://www.washingtonian.com/2016/05/03/dc-community-refrigerator-freedge-petworth-eric-yen/). A third freedge was launched by our friend Rebecca Gregori in Fort Collins – CO in August of this year. We also installed two freedges in Colombia and Brazil.

Our ultimate goal is not to install a few isolated community fridges, but to provide funding and guidance to encourage local actors around the world to install community fridges in their neighborhoods and start their own local networks, joining the freedge network.

Please have a look in our idea here: https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/food-waste/ideas/freedge-community-fridges

We would love to have your insight and comments. Also, would you like to join our team? We would be very honored!

 Looking forward to hearing from you,

Ernst

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@ernst Hello there! I am only 2 years late, so sorry I did not see your comment before! :( I just checked your website and it is amazing! You guys made it posible in so many cities! Congrats!

I would love to know how can I help you guys! :)

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Hi Tatiana,

We are looking for new freedge locations. If you know of anyone willing to host or start a community fridge, please let us know!

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I will for sure!

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