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A Tri-State organization is making sure no food goes to waste at Taste of Cincinnati

Story by Madeline Ottilie, WCPO, May 23, 2024

 

Taste of Cincinnati teams up with food rescue to prevent food waste at annual festival

Story by Christian Hauser, WKRC, May 27, 2024

 

Ending Food Insecurity 

Story by M. Leigh Hood, Cincinnati Magazine, November 27, 2023

 

Growing Together

Story by John Stegeman, The Catholic Telegraph, November 21, 2023

 

Reds’ food rescue: What happens to all the hot dogs that fans don’t eat?

Story by Patricia Gallagher Newberry, The Cincinnati Enquirer, August 31, 2023

 

Last Mile Food rescue partners with schools to give meals a second chance

Story by Meredith Stutz, WLWT, August 30, 2023

 

Cincinnati Nonprofit Last Mile Food Rescue Wants Your ‘Expired’ Food

Story by Katie Griffith, CityBeat Magazine, July 13, 2023

 

How Eileen Budo of Last Mile Food Rescue is Helping to Promote Sustainability & Climate Justice 

Story by Monica Sanders, Authority Magazine, June 16, 2023

 

Reds pitcher helps volunteers donate leftover food from Great American Ball Park

Story by WKRC, May 23, 2023

 

Last Mile Food Rescue 5 million pounds of “rescued” food 

Story by Meredith Stutz, WLWT, April 25, 2023

 

Last Mile Food Rescue Celebrates 5 million pounds of food being saved

Story by Courtney Wheaton, Local12, April 19, 2023

 

FC Cincinnati teams up with food rescue to help feed those in need and reduce food waste

Story by WKRC from Local12, March 27, 2023

 

FC Cincinnati’s Badji rescues stadium food, delivers it to people in need

Story by Jason Maxwell from Fox19, March 13, 2023

 

Pantries, food rescue groups endorse Food Donation Improvement Act 

Story by Michelle Alfini from Spectrum News 1, January 13, 2023

 

Food Rescue Operation Needs More Volunteers

Story by Candice Hare from Fox19, August 31, 2022

 

Cincinnati Food Rescue Group Opens Free Market in Avondale

Story by Michelle Alfini from Spectrum News, August 23, 2022

 

A Live Interview with Julie Shifman, Executive Director of Last Mile Food Rescue

Interview by Brian Thomas on 55KRC, August 15, 2022

 

Last Mile Market brings fresh, rescued food to families in Avondale

Story by Jenna Cisneros, WKRC Channel 12, August 12, 2022

 

Bringing fresh local food to Avondale

Story by Kristen Swilley, WCPO Channel 9, August 11, 2022

 

Local food rescue nonprofit saves 3 million pounds of food

Story by Jenna Cisneros, WKRC Channel 12, August 3, 2022

 

Last Mile Food Rescue expanding in NKY, in need of more volunteers to pick-up, deliver additional food

Northern Kentucky Tribune features Last Mile’s expansion in Northern Kentucky. July 11, 2022

 

‘Food rescue’ nonprofit searching for volunteers

LINK NKY shares the news regarding Last Mile’s need for more Northern Kentucky volunteers to support growth. July 8, 2022

 

Making it the last mile: Cincinnati food rescue reduces food waste, fights food insecurity

The Cincinnati Enquirer features Last Mile’s growth with a front page story about our impact and the Food Rescue Heroes responsible.  June 22, 2022

 

2021 Impact Report

LastMileFood – March 28, 2022

 

Meet the Cincinnati startup nonprofit rescuing millions of pounds of food amid a pandemic

Cincinnati BizJournals covers Last Mile’s growth in our first year of food rescues
BizJournals – November 29, 2021

 

Last Mile Food Rescue saving food, giving it to people in need

Follow Food Rescue Hero, Doug Bray, on a rescue and hear from Marketing & Volunteer Manager, Olivia Cook
Fox 19 – November 16, 2021

 

Interview with Eileen Budo

Hear from our COO Eileen Budo on “Cooking for Yummies” with George Zahn
WMVK – August 27, 2021

 

Coffee Break with Katherine at the Capital Grille

Join Katherine Nero, Doug Stuckey, and Tom Fernandez on a food rescue from the Capital Grille. Interview starts at 7:22.
Cincinnati Enquirer – August 26, 2021

 

Last Mile Food Rescue Celebrates One Million Pounds of Rescued Food

Through an army of volunteer drivers, leftover food is rescued and directly take to more than 100 local non-profits.
WLWT – August 24, 2021

 

Last Mile Food Rescue collects leftovers, donates to local nonprofits

Follow a food rescue from the Great American Ballpark with volunteer Paul Verhagen & Last Mile Dispatcher, Benita
WLWT – June 15, 2021

 

One Car Load At A Time, Volunteers Make Last Mile’s Mission a Reality

Follow volunteer, Rachel Moore & food rescue dispatcher, Benita Munnerlyn on a food rescue
WVXU – June 2, 2021

 

Taking Food Rescue That “Last Mile”

How Last Mile got started and where we’re headed. Interviews with our founders Julie Shifman & Tom Fernandez
Movers & Makers – May 2021

 

App Helps Cincinnati Drivers Tackle Food Insecurity in Cincinnati

Featuring Food Rescue Hero, Dante Gapultos & SEM Pantry
Spectrum News – May 25, 2021

 

New Food Organization Celebrates 500k Pounds of Food Delivered to the Food Insecure

Last Mile reaches milestone of half a million pounds rescued, interview with Chief Operating Officer, Eileen Budo.
WVXU – May 17, 2021

 

Cincy Lifestyle Hosts Clyde Gray & Allie Martin Go on a Food Rescue

Follow Allie and Clyde on a Food Rescue from Walgreens Kroger to Brighton Center
Cincy Lifestyle – April 27, 2021

 

Solving Food Insecurity & Waste with Technology

Podcast interviewing Last Mile COO, Eileen Budo about food rescue & technology
When Pigs Fly – April 27, 2021

 

Feeding the 2,000

A reflection on a lenten food rescue
Catholic Telegraph – March 23, 2021

 

Last Mile Food Rescue Reduces Food Insecurity in Greater Cincinnati, One Trunk Load at a Time

‘It’s almost like an Uber for food pickup’
WCPO – March 5, 2021

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If you’re interested in setting up an interview with Last Mile, please contact Julie Shifman at [email protected].