Donate to a Food Rescue Organization
The City of Long Beach recommends working with a charitable or non-profit local organization to eliminate food waste and provide food to those in need. There are many benefits of donating food from your business to a food rescue organization:
- Reduce waste and disposal expenses
- Comply with local mandates on waste
- Receive a tax deduction
- Contribute to a worthwhile cause that helps feed those in need
Will I Be Responsible If Someone Gets Sick From My Food Donation?
Businesses are covered by the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Donation Act. The law protects good-faith food donors from civil and criminal liability, should the product later cause harm to its recipient.
How Do I Make a Food Donation?
Contact the food rescue organization of your choice to arrange a food donation.