SeaShare

No Time to Apply the Brakes

Posted on May 19, 2021

The pandemic panic may be easing as more Americans get vaccinated and mask mandates start to go away, but this doesn’t mean there are fewer hungry people. Feeding America projects that 42 million people (1 in 8), including 13 million children (1 in 6) may experience food insecurity this year. Those who have been most impacted by the pandemic were food insecure or at risk of food insecurity before COVID-19 and are facing greater hardship since the pandemic began. 

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SeaShare Receives ReFED COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund Grant

Posted on May 15, 2020

SeaShare is excited to announce that we have received one of the very first ReFED COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions grants. This grant is being used to urgently send 750,000 seafood to food banks and feeding centers across the country. “COVID-19 has disrupted the regular flow of the food supply chain, making it difficult to get fresh, healthy food to the people who need it most and increasing the amount of food insecurity,” said Alexandria Coari, Capital and Innovation Director at ReFED, a national nonprofit working to advance solutions to reduce the amount of food waste. “The work of organizations like SeaShare is urgent, and we’re excited to get them the critical support they need from the ReFED COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund.”

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